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Personal Injury

What Happens After Winning A Personal Injury Case?

May 16, 2023   |  
With the help of your attorney, you've won your personal injury case. The next step is collecting damages, the legal term for money awarded due to another party's negligence. But how do you collect it? Two processes may play out depending on your case's complexity. For example, you may have...
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How to Prepare for Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

May 16, 2023   |  
If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, dealing with the complicated legal system to obtain justice can seem daunting. Even if you’re confident, a lawsuit can be challenging to navigate. Here are simple steps to help prepare you for your day in court: 1. Record everything Staying focused...
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“Can I Sue for a Trampoline Injury?”

December 20, 2021   |  
Trampolines are prevalent in backyards across America, and recently entire trampoline parks have popped up in nearly every state. Unfortunately, there are a number of dangers associated with these popular attractions. Thousands of people, the majority of which are children, are injured each year on trampolines.  At Riddle & Brantley,...
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Can You Sue Your City in North Carolina?

November 29, 2021   |  
Understanding Your Right to Compensation in a Civil Lawsuit Against a Municipality What happens when a municipality, such as a city or county, is responsible for your injuries or the wrongful death of your loved one? Despite what some people think, you are able to sue a local government when...
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How to Pay for a Personal Injury Lawyer After Medical Bills Empty Your Wallet

May 4, 2021   |  
When you're injured due to someone else's negligence, it can put a dent in your bank account. You may have to miss work to receive treatment or take a pay cut because you can no longer work in the position that you used to. On top of work-related costs, you...
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“Do I Have to Report a Car Accident in North Carolina?”

August 19, 2020   |  
Do You Have to Report a Car Accident? In North Carolina, the answer is it depends. If the accident does not cause any bodily injury or significant property damage, then North Carolina Law does not require you to report the accident. However, the law does mandate that if there is...
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What is Qualified Immunity for Law Enforcement?

June 16, 2020   |  
Qualified Immunity is a doctrine that protects police officers and other government officials from being sued for monetary damages for violations of constitutional rights. This doctrine does not provide immunity if the officers violated “clearly established” law, which is a defined statutory or constitutional right. Following incidents of alleged police...
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Types of Police Brutality

June 15, 2020   |  
Many potentially affected by police misconduct ask, “What are the common types of police brutality?” Police brutality is a term used to describe misconduct by a law enforcement officer, often involving excessive use of force, but there are many different types of police brutality. Police brutality is a widely debated...
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AFFF Foam Cancer

April 6, 2020   |  
Chemical-based firefighting foam is a highly effective fire suppressant that has been sold for many years, primarily for extinguishing jet fuel and petroleum fires. However, firefighting foam may cause AFFF foam cancer in firefighters who were regularly exposed to the foam – most notably kidney, testicular and pancreatic cancers. AFFF...
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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 more than 220+ years of combined legal experience, our North Carolina car accident lawyers have been fighting for justice for car accident injury...
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