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Trends In Use Of Experts (access required)

Lawyers Weekly asked attorneys to identify the latest developments in the use of expert witnesses. Here are some of the trends they’re seeing: Pre-trial uses. Experts are taking increasingly active roles in pre-trial proceedings. For example, in a 1990 auto ...

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Punitives Won In Motel Deaths (access required)

The families of two 20 year-olds killed in a Carolina Beach motel fire have been awarded $1.45 million, including $358,000 in punitives, in a New Hanover Superior Court jury trial held late last month. The consolidated cases are Vassallo v ...

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JUDICIAL APPOINTMENT APPROVED BY SENATE (access required)

Constitutional Amendment Must Still Pass House And Win Voter Approval A proposed constitutional amendment allowing the appointment of appellate judges has cleared a major hurdle in the General Assembly. Last Tuesday, the state Senate passed two bills that would, if ...

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