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Breakfast Cereals Contain Roundup Weed Killer Ingredient Glyphosate

June 17, 2019   |  
Several cereals continue to test positive for glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup pesticide that is alleged to cause non-Hodgkins lymphoma. The study is the latest headache for Raleigh-linked Monsanto, which manufactures Roundup. Roundup is currently the subject of thousands of lawsuits, and a California jury recently awarded $2 billion...
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Can I File an Opioid Lawsuit?

More than 700,000 people died from a drug overdose between 1999 and 2017 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Many of these deaths can be attributed to the abuse of opioids — powerful painkillers that are often highly addictive. Opioids include prescription...
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Do I Need a Car Accident Police Report in North Carolina?

June 12, 2019   |  
Riddle & Brantley’s North Carolina car accident attorneys are often asked about car accident police reports. “Do I need a car accident police report if I’ve been injured?” The short answer is yes. Calling the police and obtaining a police report are two extremely important steps to take if you’ve...
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Heartbeat Bills & Abortion Bans: A Review of 2019 Abortion Laws

June 4, 2019   |  
This past Wednesday, Louisiana became the 9th state to recently pass a law restricting abortions. Louisiana’s abortion bill bans abortions after a heartbeat is detected. Under Louisiana’s new legislation, often referred to as a “heartbeat ban” or “heartbeat bill,” abortions are outlawed once a fetal heartbeat is detected. For some...
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Who is the Best Car Accident Lawyer for Your Case? It Depends.

June 3, 2019   |  
People often Google: "best car accident lawyer in Raleigh" "best car accident attorney in Greensboro" You get the idea. Auto accidents and truck accidents happen. If you have a car accident you may need the help of a car accident lawyer who handles personal injury claims. This would be especially...
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Roundup Ingredient Glyphosate Allegedly Linked to Liver Disease

June 3, 2019   |  
More legal problems may be looming for Roundup pesticide manufacturer Monsanto. Roundup, the popular pesticide used on approximately 80 percent of American croplands, has long been alleged to cause non-Hodgkins lymphoma and other types of cancer. But does Roundup weed killer also cause liver disease? A new study suggests that...
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Disability and Child Support: What You Need to Know

May 23, 2019   |  
“How does disability affect child support payments?” This is a common question often asked of family and divorce lawyers and social security disability lawyers. The easiest answer is, it depends. If you are paying child support and you become disabled, you will still have to pay child support mandated by...
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What is the Statute of Limitations? What You Need to Know in North Carolina

If you were injured due to someone else’s negligence, you have a limited amount of time to pursue legal action against the responsible party. As in all cases for remedy under civil law for damages, North Carolina has applicable periods of limitation (called Statute of Limitations) that define the period...
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Stanly County school bus accident leaves 17 injured

At least 17 people were injured when a Head Start school bus overturned in Stanly County, North Carolina. Police say the accident occurred after a truck driver ran through a stop sign. The injuries in the Stanly County school bus accident are considered “non-life-threatening” according to police. The crash occurred...
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What is a Mass Tort Lawsuit?

May 14, 2019   |  
A mass tort lawsuit is a civil action lawsuit involving numerous plaintiffs against one or several defendants. Mass tort lawsuits may be held in state or federal court. Tort is a formal word for a “wrongful action” that causes injury. The word “mass” has several meanings when referring to mass...
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