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PTSD After a Car Crash: Signs & Symptoms

April 8, 2019   |  
Brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, lacerations and burn injuries are all possible outcomes after being involved in a serious car crash. Motor vehicle crashes could also lead to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that 9 percent of the general population...
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What is the Average Car Accident Settlement?

Car accidents can result in serious injury, and the related costs can be enormous. A car accident injury can mean weeks, months, or even a lifetime of physical limitations, rehabilitation, mental and emotional distress, expensive medical bills and lost wages. Car accident lawsuits can be very complicated.  They often include...
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Fisher Price Recall: More Baby Sleeper Deaths Reported

URGENT UPDATE (April 12, 2019): The CPSC and Fisher-Price have announced a full recall on all Fisher-Price Rock n' Play baby sleepers after 30+ infant deaths reportedly linked. ***This story is evolving quickly. Please stay tuned to this blog, the Riddle & Brantley Facebook Page, the CPSC website and Mattel...
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Are Doorbell Cameras Legal in North Carolina?

March 26, 2019   |  
It is not uncommon to see videos of porch thieves caught on doorbell cameras. Amazon’s Ring, Google’s Nest Hello, and other doorbell camera products are growing in popularity and make it easier than ever to catch these criminals.  You don’t even have to be home to see who is at...
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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination: Navy Denies All Claims

March 21, 2019   |  
The Camp Lejeune water contamination crisis occurred at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune from 1953 to 1987.  In February of 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune greatly increased the risk for many diseases including liver cancer, kidney cancer and ALS. Camp...
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Car Crash Contributing Factors in North Carolina

March 19, 2019   |  
Each year, the North Carolina DMV compiles statistics regarding auto accidents. The intent is to publish statistics regarding auto injuries, crashes and fatalities in an attempt to get more North Carolinians on board regarding highway safety. This is a brief guide to the statistics for 2017. Crash Statistics in North...
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The Most Common Types of Brain Injuries

March 15, 2019   |  
The topic of brain injuries is more diverse than you may think. A number of types of brain injuries exist, resulting in varying levels of impact to the injured person. This brief guide to brain injuries will cover the types of injuries and how to identify each. What Is a...
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Roundup Cancer Risk: Monsanto Faces More Than 11,000 Lawsuits

March 11, 2019   |  
NOTE: This is an update to our announcement concerning Roundup weed killer lawsuits in North Carolina Multiple studies have revealed Roundup cancer risk associated with the popular weed killer. More than 11,000 Roundup lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturer, Monsanto, alleging that the company hid the dangers of Roundup...
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Are Lyft and Uber Speeding Toward Lawsuits?

March 8, 2019   |  
On February 16, a North Carolina passenger got an unexpected ride from his Lyft driver. Speeds hit more than 120 miles per hour. The unidentified passenger said he heard the Lyft driver rev the engine, and the car quickly accelerated. With his cell phone camera, the rider recorded the car’s...
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Baby Powder Cancer: Are You at Risk?

Is baby powder a cancer risk? Johnson & Johnson states that their baby powder is safe.  However, it is reported that cancer-causing asbestos in Johnson & Johnson baby powder (often found near talc, the key ingredient in baby powder) has been a concern inside this company for decades.  Was Johnson...
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