Month: August 2010

HIPAA

With our increasingly interconnected world and the rise of identity theft and other similar invasions of privacy, more and more laws and regulations are being enacted to bolster traditional common law and wall off private information from the public. One such body of law is contained in The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. More […]

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Wrongful Cutting of Timber

North Carolina is the Tar Heel State and the nickname of the University of North Carolina is the Tar Heels. While there are several interesting origins of the name, one underlying common element is the importance of pine tar in the state. Tar and timber in the state were important industries, especially in the 18th […]

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