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Unresolved Issue From Sutton Is Addressed (access required)

Is a claimant allowed to add up all the available underinsured motorist coverage and compare the total to the tortfeasor’s liability coverage to determine whether or not the tortfeasor is underinsured? The answer to that threshold question has been decided ...

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No Specific Performance For Tort Claim (access required)

The Industrial Commission cannot order specific performance rather than monetary damages under the Tort Claims Act, the Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 6. Under N.C.G.S. § 143-291(a), the Industrial Commission may set dollar amounts for claims that stem from the ...

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