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Riddle & Brantley Named “Champion of Courage” by Truck Safety Coalition

September 27, 2022   |  
At Riddle & Brantley, we've seen firsthand the severe consequences of insufficient safety oversight in commercial trucking. We've helped victims of serious trucking accidents seek justice against negligent drivers and trucking companies for almost 40 years. We're excited to announce our partnership with the Truck Safety Coalition and are honored...
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3M Bankruptcy Plan Fails as Earplug Lawsuits Move Forward

September 1, 2022   |  
Bankruptcy Ruling Against 3M is a Victory for Injured Veterans A federal judge ruled on Friday, August 26 that 3M cannot use a subsidiary's bankruptcy maneuver to avoid or minimize liability in 3M earplug lawsuits. The ruling against 3M, which took many legal observers by surprise, effectively means that potentially...
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Veterans Seek to Block Bankruptcy Filing in 3M Earplugs Litigation

August 19, 2022   |  
3M Aims to Minimize Earplugs Lawsuit Liability with Subsidiary Bankruptcy A group of veterans seeks to block 3M from shifting liability for defective earplug lawsuits onto a bankrupt subsidiary to settle record-breaking mass tort litigation. Plaintiffs claim that 3M’s defective Combat Arms earplugs caused serious hearing loss and tinnitus among...
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Paraquat Lawsuit MDL Status and Update

August 19, 2022   |  
Paraquat Litigation Update - August 2022 Manufacturers and distributors of Paraquat, a popular weed killer, are currently facing over 1000 lawsuits alleging they neglected to inform consumers of the dangers connected to paraquat herbicides. The Paraquat MDL (multi-district litigation) judge has allowed most of these claims to proceed, with the...
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Senate Passes PACT Act, Delivering Justice for Veterans

August 3, 2022   |  
PACT Act Includes the Camp Lejeune Justice Act Following weeks of uncertainty, the U.S. Senate passed the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act (known as the PACT Act), which will provide health care for potentially millions of veterans exposed to toxic chemicals from...
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3M Subsidiary Files for Bankruptcy in Bid to Resolve Earplugs Claims

July 29, 2022   |  
3M Aims to Resolve Defective Earplugs Claims Through Bankruptcy Filing 3M subsidiary Aearo Technologies has begun filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as litigation for more than 100,000 claims against their Combat Arms Earplugs remains pending. The massive onslaught of 3M earplug lawsuits against 3M and Aearo Technologies was brought by...
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Senate Sinks the Camp Lejeune Justice Act. What Now?

July 29, 2022   |  
Rejection of PACT Act Imperils Benefits and Legal Options for Veterans Exposed to Toxins The US Senate voted overwhelmingly against the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act (otherwise known as the PACT Act) on late Wednesday night, July 27, putting legislation that had previously...
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3 Reasons Disability Claims are Denied (and What to Do About It)

July 21, 2022   |  
Why Are Disability Claims Denied? When you contact Riddle & Brantley for help with your Social Security Disability claim, we do not automatically agree to take you on as a client. We first gather from you and from the Social Security Administration (SSA) the information we need to make a...
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Do Self-Driving Cars Do More Harm Than Good?

July 5, 2022   |  
Research Reveals Hazards Linked to Self-Driving and Driver Assist Technology A few years ago, self-driving cars were a dream of the future. That future is now becoming reality, with Tesla leading the way in the self-driving revolution. Many other companies are starting to follow. According to The New York Times...
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Supreme Court Rejects Bayer’s Appeal of Roundup Trial Verdict

June 24, 2022   |  
Bayer Loses Roundup Appeal at Supreme Court The Supreme Court of the United States has rejected a request by Bayer to overrule a verdict awarding $25 million to Edwin Hardeman, a California resident who claimed he developed cancer from using Roundup weedkiller on his property. This is a huge blow...
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