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DEBBIE C. WILLIAMS and ASHLEY NICOLE WILLIAMS
MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY
On discretionary review pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-31 of
a unanimous decision of the Court of Appeals, 174 N.C. App. 601,
621 S.E.2d 644 (2005), affirming an order granting summary
judgment entered 27 May 2004 by Judge Russell J. Lanier, Jr. in
Superior Court, Lenoir County. Heard in the Supreme Court 13
Wyrick, Robbins, Yates, & Ponton, LLP, by K. Edward Greene, and White & Allen, P.A., by Matthew S. Sullivan, for plaintiff-appellees.
George L. Simpson, III, for defendant-appellant.
Larcade, Heiskell & Askew, PLLC, by Roger A. Askew and
Jodee S. Larcade, for the North Carolina Association of
Defense Attorneys, amicus curiae.
Maynard & Harris Attorneys At Law, PLLC, by C. Douglas Maynard, Jr., and Holly M. Bryan for the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers, amicus curiae.
DISCRETIONARY REVIEW IMPROVIDENTLY ALLOWED.
Justice MARTIN did not participate in the consideration or decision of this case.
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