The Business Court dismissed a legal malpractice claim
right before Thanksgiving last week in Inland
American Winston Hotels ,
Inc. v. Winston , 2010 NCBC 19 . Judge Tennille
found Plaintiff's expert, a Duke Law School professor, to be incompetent
to testify to the Defendant lawyer's alleged...
The case of Blythe v. Bell is like the gift that
keeps on giving. It generated two significant opinions last year, and
this week a third and a fourth. The July
2012 opinion was a major e-discovery decision, and the December
2012 opinion addressed an important issue about the assignment of LLC interests...
Just because an expert says something is so doesn't mean that it is. That's the lesson of Judge Gale's ruling last week in Carter v. Clements Walker . He rejected the evidentiary value of an expert's report stating that Plaintiff's damages were $33 million, saying that it was insufficient...