789 S.E.2d 7 (2016)


Supreme Court of North Carolina.

July 28, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Anita B. Hunt , Attorney at Law, Durham, Narendra K. Ghosh , Attorney at Law, Chapel Hill, for Wilkes, Johnnie.

Matthew P. Blake , Attorney at Law, Cary, for City of Greenville, et al.

J. William Crone, VI , Attorney at Law, J. Timothy Wilson , Attorney at Law, Bruce A. Hamilton , Attorney at Law, Tracey L. Jones , Attorney at Law, Raleigh, Allison B. Schafer , Legal Counsel/Director of Policy, Christine Teresa Scheef , Attorney at Law, Kimberly S. Hibbard , General Counsel, for N.C. Association of Self-Insurers, et al.

M. Duane Jones , Attorney at Law, Charlotte, Angela Farag Craddock , Attorney at Law, Raleigh, for N.C. Association of Defense Attorneys, et al.

Kathleen G. Sumner , Attorney at Law, Greensboro, David P. Stewart , Attorney at Law, for Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group.

E. Stewart Poisson , Attorney at Law, Vernon Sumwalt , Attorney at Law, Charlotte, for N.C. Advocates for Justice.

The following order has been entered on the motion filed on the 27th of July 2016 by NC Advocates for Justice for leave to file Amicus Curiae Brief:

"Motion Allowed by order of the Court in conference, this the 28th of July 2016."

Unless already submitted, the Amicus Brief shall be submitted to the court within the times allowed and in the manner provided by Appellate...

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