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January 9, 2024 James M. Weiss

When Precedent Isn’t Enough: The Importance of the Grounds for Appellate Review in Substantial Right Appeals of Interlocutory Orders

A story as old as time. Employee meets employer. Employee signs non-compete. Employee works for employer. Employee quits working for employer. Employee goes to work for employer’s competitor. Employer sues employee and competitor for breach of the non-compete. And after a court denies the employer’s motion for a preliminary injunction […]

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September 27, 2023 Steven A. Scoggan Thomas H. Segars
Posted in  Other 75-1.1 Issues

Section 75-1.1 Liability for Self-Dealing

Today’s post examines two recent decisions from the North Carolina Business Court, Vanguard Pai Lung, LLC v. Moody and Langley v. Autocraft, Inc. These decisions implicate two related exemptions from section 75-1.1 liability for intra-enterprise operations and conduct occurring in the employer-employee relationship. The intra-enterprise exemption, rooted in the statute’s […]

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September 6, 2023 Thomas H. Segars
Posted in  Misrepresentations Other 75-1.1 Issues

Don’t Mess With Texas: One Californian’s Confusion About Hot Sauce

Have you purchased tickets for a Tennessee Williams play—assuming that you were going to enjoy a distinctly “Tennessee” theater experience—only to learn that Tennessee Williams was born in Mississippi? Were you crestfallen to find out that your Canadian bacon didn’t come from Canada at all? If so, you may have […]

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