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UIM Covers Prejudgment Interest (access required)

Two questions remaining from the recent avalanche of UIM cases have been answered in a July 2 ruling from the state Supreme Court. Lacking an express provision to the contrary, an underinsured-motorist policy obligated the carrier to pay prejudgment interest ...

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How To Evaluate Holloway Claims (access required)

How can you ensure that an independent contractor’s compensation award fully reflects lost earnings in the wake of Holloway v. T.A. Mebane, Inc.? (See related story, page 1.) Attorneys familiar with the case offer the following advice: Be careful in ...

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Pilot Mediation Rules Amended (access required)

In an effort to encourage parties to select their own mediators, the North Carolina Supreme Court has amended the rules for mediated settlements in 13 pilot programs across the state. The most significant change eliminates the judge’s initial selection of ...

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