Jason Benton and Jessica Dixon's recent win before the North Carolina Court of Appeals was highlighted in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly. Jason and Jessica successfully defended Tammy Ross Insurance against allegations that included negligence and unfair and deceptive trade practices.
Jason said the decision “confirmed what we’ve long known in North Carolina.”
“A plaintiff that decides to pursue a claim of unfair or deceptive trade practices must establish all elements of such a claim, including in particular proximate cause, or else face dismissal,” he told the publication. He also noted that insurance agents are not required under the law to procure insurance beyond what their customers actually request.
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