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What is the Car Accident Lawsuit Process?

February 17, 2020   |  
Have you been injured in a car accident? You may be thinking about the car accident lawsuit process to seek justice and compensation for your injuries. With nearly 200 years of combined legal experience, our North Carolina car accident lawyers have been fighting for justice for car accident injury victims...
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How to File a Car Accident Claim

February 13, 2020   |  
If you’ve been involved in a car accident — especially if you are injured — what you do in the minutes, hours and days immediately following the accident can make a big difference in determining what kind of settlement you receive. Ultimately, for the best help on how to file...
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What is the Average Settlement for a Truck Accident?

February 13, 2020   |  
If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, the consequences can be severe. In addition to the serious injuries, pain and suffering you may experience, there is also potential emotional trauma to contend with, as well as the burden of expensive medical bills. If you’re considering filing a truck accident...
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Pharmacies File Opioid Lawsuit Against Doctors in Ohio

January 10, 2020   |  
Major drug store chains have filed a lawsuit against hundreds of medical doctors in Ohio, claiming that they overprescribed painkillers and bear at least partial responsibility for the opioid epidemic. These opioid lawsuits are just the latest in a series of legal action involving opioid manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies and, now,...
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Zantac Recall: Potential Zantac Cancer Risk from NDMA

January 8, 2020   |  
The FDA has issued a blanket Zantac recall covering brand name Zantac and generic equivalents containing ranitidine. In October 2019, the FDA warned that Zantac (otherwise known by its generic name, ranitidine) may contain elevated levels of NDMA, a chemical that can potentially cause cancer. ***UPDATE: A Zantac recall has...
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Vaping Ban: FDA Cracks Down on Flavored E-Cigarette Products

January 3, 2020   |  
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced new rules that will ban the sale of flavored e-cigarette products. Banning flavored vaping products follows months of public debate over the health risks of e-cigarettes, as thousands of cases of EVALI (e-cigarette and vaping product associated lung injury) have been reported...
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Are Military Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Allowed? Yes, Under New Law

December 20, 2019   |  
Military medical malpractice lawsuits can be expected following passage of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. Under provisions of the new law, military service men and women will finally be allowed to hold the government accountable for injuries and illnesses suffered as a result of negligent medical care provided by...
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Distracted Driving a Threat During Holiday Travel Season

November 25, 2019   |  
More than 55 million Americans will hit the road this holiday season, according to a forecast by AAA. As highway traffic heats up, drivers must be increasingly wary of a growing threat: distracted driving. In 2017, distracted driving was blamed for nearly 25,000 injuries and 152 deaths in North Carolina...
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Vitamin E Acetate Linked to Vaping-Related Lung Injury and Deaths

November 8, 2019   |  
Is vitamin E acetate responsible for the recent epidemic of e-cigarette and vaping product associated lung injury (EVALI)? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports it has reached a “breakthrough” in its investigation into the cause of a string of recent illnesses and deaths associated with e-cigarette use....
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Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Recall

October 20, 2019   |  
Johnson & Johnson has issued the first-ever recall of its popular baby powder after the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) discovered evidence of asbestos contamination. For years, Johnson & Johnson has denied allegations that its talc-based baby powder was contaminated with the potentially cancer-causing substance. In recent years, Johnson &...
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