North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Novant Health, Inc. v. Aetna U.S. Healthcare of the Carolinas, Inc., 2001 NCBC 4 (N.C. Super. Ct. Mar. 8, 2001)(Tennille)

This was a straight up contractual interpretation case, chockablock with rules of contract construction and a discussion of grammar, punctation, and antecedent clauses. The principle that all words in a contract must be given effect helped lead to a grant of summary judgment for the plaintiff.

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