Does Defendant’s “Learned Profession” Preclude A Chapter 75 Claim? Consider A Common Law Claim of Unfair Competition As A Workaround

Where a claim for unfair or deceptive trade practices pursuant to N.C.G.S. §75-1.1, et al. (“UDTP”) would be barred because a defendant qualifies under the statute’s “learned profession” exception, such exception is not applicable to a plaintiff’s common law claim of unfair competition against the same defendant.  Southeast […]