Unfair & Deceptive Trade Practice

Facing a $12.8 million judgment, a plaintiff sought recourse in a legalmalpractice claim against his trial counsel for its alleged role in that unhappy result. But his undoing was the

Continue Reading Business Court Finds that Alleged Lack of Diligence by Law Firm Had No Impact on Large Trial Court Loss

Hog Supplier Allowed Discovery to Prove Smithfield Foods Impermissibly Favored Other Vendors Despite Contract Clause

The paths that lead to the North Carolina Business Court are often paved with the
Continue Reading NC Business Court Refuses to Strike a Most-Favored-Nation Clause Challenged as Hopelessly Vague by Pork Industry Titan

The Business Court tentatively waded back into its well-settled case law that tends to scold litigants who try to convert internal company disputes into unfair trade practice claims in Constr.
Continue Reading N.C. Business Court Remains Suspicious of a Chapter 75 Claim Involving Internal Corporate Strife, But Allows the Claim to Survive the Pleadings Stage