The North Carolina Department of Transportation is shelling out tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars a month to outside law firms that are helping the agency handle a flurry of lawsuits over the state’s use of the Map Act and ...Read More »
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When the housing market crashed, architects who were hurting for work and sore from losing jobs to other firms began filing more copyright infringement suits accusing competitors of stealing building designs. “In the downturn there were architects who were cut ...Read More »
A federal judge’s interpretation of a broadly written pollution exclusion clause has allowed an insurer to avoid picking up a $7 million tab for legal costs incurred by the Charlotte-based National Gypsum Co. But another insurer could be left holding ...Read More »
After bellyaching about the potentially high cost of an adverse ruling against the state involving the Map Act, the North Carolina Department of Transportation retained a stable of expensive private lawyers at the expense of taxpayers. According to attorneys for ...
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