Month: October 2019

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ATTORNEYS’ FEES ON BUSINESS CONTRACT LITIGATION IN NC

Are Attorneys’ Fees Spent on Litigating Business Contract Disputes Recoverable in North Carolina? Traditionally, parties to a business contract dispute were unable to recover their attorneys’ fees, even if the parties agreed otherwise, because no North Carolina law specifically allowed for the recovery of attorneys’ fees.  The law dramatically shifted when, in 2011, the North …

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Mediation vs. Arbitration – What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)?

A courtroom trial is not the only way to resolve a legal dispute.  Even if parties are actively litigating a case through the traditional court system, parties can attempt negotiation and settlement by using alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”).  Mediation and arbitration are the most widely used ADR methods because they are generally confidential, less formal, …

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