Highway department appeals $3 million ruling in street-racing case

Charlotte attorney Amanda Mingo, who represents one of the families, said the appeal was expected.

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“The N.C. DOT does not have to pay interest on the $3 million award as a person or corporation would, so there is no disincentive for appealing,” she said Monday. “The families continue to wait for justice and hope the Supreme Court affirms the decision quickly.”