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BREAKING: Second Mistrial Declared In $50M+ South Carolina J&J Talc Powder Trial

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Hurricane Florence Lays Waste to North Carolina Hog Farms

When Hurricane Florence was first predicted to make landfall in Eastern North Carolina earlier this month, Governor Roy Cooper issued the unprecedented action of ordering state-mandated evacuations for many ENC residents. But in one county alone, 2.9 million residents stayed … Continue reading

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Does South Carolina divorce law distinguish marijuana use from abuse?

One of South Carolina’s four fault grounds for divorce under S.C. Code §20-3-10 is “Habitual drunkenness; provided, that this ground shall be construed to include habitual drunkenness caused by the use of any narcotic drug.” Hutchinson v. Liberty Life Insurance … Continue reading

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Curtis on Partisan Entrenchment in North Carolina

Michael Kent Curtis (Wake Forest University – School of Law) has posted North Carolina's Sick Democracy: Racial Gerrymanders, Political Gerrymanders, and Voting Rules as Tools for Partisan Entrenchment on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Representative democracy in North Carolina has been under … Continue reading

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North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claim Involving Kitchen Slip-and-Fall Denied Based on Failure to Link Additional Claim for Benefits with Original Injury

Filing a claim for workers’ compensation benefits is merely the first step in receiving the financial support that you need and deserve after an accident at work. Your employer’s insurance carrier may contest your claim or seek a denial of … Continue reading

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