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While the Court of Appeals’ decision in Atl. Coast Conference v. Univ. of Maryland was the stuff of headlines locally and nationally, the Court issued eighteen other opinions yesterday. 
Continue Reading Exclusivity Provision in Workers’ Compensation Act Key to Interlocutory Appeal in Case of First Impression

Sometimes the North Carolina Court of Appeals encounters an appeal that gives it a case of the Mondays. Hill v. Hill is a case that, according to Judge Steelman,
Continue Reading Despite “Substantial” Violations of the Rules of Appellate Procedure, Court of Appeals Entertains Appeal of Equitable Distribution Judgment

In its latest round of opinions, the Court of Appeals applies principles regarding possible statutory bases to support the award of attorneys’ fees for appellate matters, the futility of raising
Continue Reading Attorneys’ Fees, New Arguments on Appeal, and Appellate Rules Violations – Oh My!