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Jury awards victim of Lake Norman jet ski crash $5.75M (access required)

An insurance company’s refusal to settle turned into a multimillion-dollar award this summer for a plaintiff who lost a leg in a jet ski accident. “In this case, State Farm chose to gamble and lost,” said plaintiff’s attorney John Jensen. “We are just glad that State Farm lived up to its commitments and paid the excess verdict.”

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Going Dutch in federal court (access required)

Real estate powerhouse RE/MAX is claiming a Fayetteville broker’s red, white and blue signs look too much like its own red, white and blue logo, and that’s a trademark infringement. The Fayetteville broker has an interesting counterclaim: that the RE/MAX ...

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Federal court grasps the ‘selfie’ (access required)

While much of the English-speaking world was getting comfortable with – or being made uncomfortable by – its new understanding of the word “twerking” last month thanks to Miley Cyrus, the federal judiciary was welcoming another modern addition to its ...

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Pity the Florida Coastal grad (access required)

In the “Another Month, Another Law School List” category, we have the recent U.S. News & World Report rankings of law degrees with the greatest ROI – return on investment. UNC School of Law rated No. 2, behind University of ...

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