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Surety Is Not Liable For UDAP Award (access required)

In a first-impression ruling, the Supreme Court has held that a surety for an auto dealer is not liable for treble damages the dealership owes under the North Carolina Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act. But the issue seems far ...

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Checklist For New Divorces (access required)

The days of divorce litigants lining up by the dozens and waiting for a brief appearance in front of a judge may be a thing of the past in light of the new summary divorce procedure. Family law attorneys contacted ...

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Garage Policy Covers Test Drive (access required)

A customer who wrecked a truck he was test driving has primary coverage under the dealer’s garage liability policy, the Court of Appeals ruled Oct 1. His own auto insurance policy provides secondary coverage, the court said. The man qualified ...

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58 Woodson Claims Filed By Rowan Firm (access required)

A Rowan County lawyer has brought 58 damage claims based on a recent North Carolina Supreme Court ruling that opened an alternate recovery route for injured workers and their families. Mona Lisa Wallace of Salisbury says she has been ‘scrambling ...

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