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Largest Firms Scale Back, Survey Shows

Many of the state’s large firms posted double-digit growth in 1990 while others lost attorneys or simply held the line, a Lawyers Weekly survey has found. In Lawyers Weekly’s third annual survey of large firms, four of the 25 largest ...

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Stacking Of Med Pay Is Shot Down

Stacking of two medical payment coverages in the same Nationwide auto policy is not allowed where language in the policy placed a cap on the insurer’s liability, the North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled Feb. 19. The opinion is Tyler ...

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Family Exclusion No Bar To Stacking

Family member exclusions in auto insurance policies cannot be used to defeat UM/UIM stacking, according to a Feb. 7 North Carolina Supreme Court opinion. The case is Smith v. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. (North Carolina Lawyers Weekly No. NS0228 – ...

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Bar Assessing Specialization Requirements

Four years after its inception, the specialization program is suffering from lawyer apathy, and Bar officials are countering with several proposals aimed at expanding the program’s appeal. “Too many qualified lawyers are shunning the program,” says State Bar president Tommy ...

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Pro Se Litigant Hit By Rule 11

In what is apparently the first state court application of Rule 11 against a pro se litigant, a doctor who pressed a groundless defamation suit has been hit with $13,450 in sanctions. In an unpublished opinion, Ward v. Roy H. ...

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