North Carolina Business Litigation Report

Epes v. Healthsouth Corp., November 20, 2007 (Tennille)(unpublished)

The Court granted a Motion to Strike, finding that statements made in the Complaint had been made in the course of settlement negotiations, and therefore inadmissible pursuant to Rule 408 of the North Carolina Rules of Evidence. The Court rejected the argument that the statements concerned settlement of a different claim, not at issue in the lawsuit.

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