The Supreme Court of North Carolina has adopted amendments to the North Carolina Business Court Rules. The Supreme Court’s order amending the rules was adopted on 15 June 2022 and is effective on 1 July 2022. Among other things, the Supreme Court’s order amends the rules related to formatting, sealed documents and protective orders, hearings and conduct, motions and briefs, and pretrial hearings. All interested persons are encouraged to read the Supreme Court’s order in its entirety.
On June 6, 2022, the US Supreme Court issued its opinion in Gallardo v. Marstiller, Sec’y of the Fla. Agency for Health Care, 2022 U.S. Lexis 2683, and held that the Medicaid Act permits States to seek reimbursement from settlement payments allocated for future medical care. The full opinion can be read here.