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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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Defective 3M Combat Arms Earplugs Lawsuit Update

February 25, 2019   |  
NOTE: This is an update on our earlier announcement concerning 3M military earplugs lawsuits In July 2018, the United States Department of Justice announced that 3M had agreed to pay $9.1 million to resolve allegations that they knowingly sold Dual-Ended Combat Arms Earplugs (version 2), to the U.S. military without...
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Is Compensation Available for Pain and Suffering After an Accident?

June 6, 2018   |  
When a person is involved in a car wreck or other type of accident that causes injuries, the devastation can be more than financial. In addition to medical expenses, property damage, and even lost wages, an individual may experience pain and suffering. Pain and suffering can be somewhat harder to...
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Studies Show Hit And Run Accidents Hit Record High

May 23, 2018   |  
AAA released a new report that suggests fatal hit-and-run accidents continue to increase nationwide. Between 2009 and 2016, hit and run deaths increased by an average of 7.2 percent each year. A hit-and-run crash is where a motorist strikes another person and leaves the scene. An estimated 682,000 hit and...
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Four Things To Consider When Choosing An Attorney

May 16, 2018   |  
For most people, the only time they interact with an attorney is when something bad has happened to them such as an injury or a car accident. While under the emotional or physical pain after an incident, it may not be easy to find an attorney, especially the right attorney,...
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How to Get the Most Compensation After an Injury

May 9, 2018   |  
If you were hurt — physically, emotionally, or financially — due to another person’s negligence, you may qualify for a personal injury lawsuit. Whether someone else can be held responsible is key to determining if you have a case. With enough evidence that someone’s negligence caused your injury, you may...
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Warmer Temperatures Could Mean An Increase In Swimming Pool Accidents

May 9, 2018   |  
Warmer temperatures are finally moving across North Carolina and several other states in the US. Many families will soon take advantage of this time of the year by gathering around swimming pools. Although swimming can be a relaxing activity for both children and adults, it can also contribute to serious...
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Riddle & Brantley Attends Mass Torts Conference in Las Vegas

April 23, 2018   |  
On April 11, 2018, Gene Riddle, Managing Partner, and Jonathan Smith, Vice President of Riddle & Brantley attended the annual Spring “Mass Torts Made Perfect” Conference. The conference is held twice a year in Las Vegas, Nevada and is designed to bring together more than 1000 participants (over 500 law...
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What Does the Term ‘Never Event’ Mean?

March 30, 2018   |  
There are certain medical errors that are so egregious and preventable that they have been given a special nickname. Never events, which are also called “serious reportable events”, are major medical mistakes that should never occur. The National Quality Forum (NQF) maintains a list of several categories of never events...
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Could Social Media Posts Affect My Injury Claim?

January 24, 2018   |  
Social media platforms have become an inescapable part of our lives. Billions of people worldwide are now using these services socially and professionally. We understand that your social media activity may be an important aspect of your life. However, your posts, photos, and videos on social media could sink your...
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