North Carolina's PFAS lawsuit sheds a light on a growing trend across the country: the struggle between people and profits.
While unique property cases are interesting, the less-interesting property cases tend to carry more importance. The North Carolina Court of Appeals addressed one of those more common cases in a published opinion from Sept. 1, and it carries crucial implications.
North Carolina is one of just a few states in the U.S. that recognize the legal claims of “alienation of affections” and “criminal conversation” (often referred to as “homewrecker” laws). These claims permit a heartbroken spouse to sue both their adulterous spouse and the paramour.