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New Mesothelioma Treatment Enters Clinical Trial

August 19, 2019   |  
Patients suffering from mesothelioma may have more options for treatment in the near future Following promising results in an early test involving animal testing, Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute is moving forward with a clinical trial of a new mesothelioma treatment. The new mesothelioma treatment combines immunotherapy with a...
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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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What is the Feres Doctrine? Can Active Duty Military Sue for Medical Malpractice?

May 6, 2019   |  
What is the Feres Doctrine? The Feres Doctrine is also known as the Feres-Stencel Doctrine or the Feres rule.  According to the Feres Doctrine, the United States is not liable under the Federal Tort Claims Act for injuries to members of the armed forces sustained while on active duty, on...
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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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Cipro Side Effects: Serious Fluoroquinolone Risks & Lawsuits

February 22, 2019   |  
Serious Fluoroquinolones and Cipro side effects The FDA recently issued a drug safety announcement advising that side effects of Cipro and other fluoroquinolone antibiotics may include increased risk for ruptures or tears in the aorta. Manufacturers of fluoroquinolones, such as Ciprofloxacin — also marketed as Cipro — must now warn the...
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Can I File a Medical Malpractice Claim Against My Dentist?

September 13, 2017   |  
Can you file a claim against a dentist for medical malpractice? Earlier this year, after the tragic death of their child, a mother and father have filed a wrongful death claim against the child's dentist, claiming a Medicaid scam led to their daughter losing her life. According to Fox Carolina,...
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Did a Teen Contract a Brain Eating Amoeba from a North Carolina Waterpark?

July 10, 2017   |  
North Carolina is home to splendid natural beauty and wonder as well as cultural curiosities. That’s why people from all over the world come to our fantastic state, but one such visit turned to tragedy last year. Now parents want justice for their daughter, and they have turned to the...
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What Should I Do If My Family Member Is Killed in a Forklift Accident?

June 16, 2017   |  
Per WRAL-TV, earlier this year, a 35-year-old man was killed in a tragic forklift accident. Reportedly, the deadly incident happened while the man was using a forklift to load equipment at Dean’s Towing and Recovery in Dunn, North Carolina. According to Erwin police, the man died from injuries he sustained...
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How Do I Know If I Have a Fallopian Tube or Ovarian Cancer Claim?

February 24, 2017   |  
On a daily or weekly basis it seems like more and more victims are stepping forward to file a fallopian tube or ovarian cancer claim against Johnson & Johnson. These claims have to do with women who developed ovarian and fallopian tube cancer after using Johnson & Johnson talcum powder...
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What If Someone I Love Is Killed Because of a Construction Worker’s Mistake?

January 2, 2017   |  
As 2016 came to a close, Hillsborough was struck with tragedy when a 5-year-old boy was the victim of a deadly construction accident. WRAL-TV reports that the boy was killed when a construction worker left a dump truck at the top of a hill unattended in the Forest Ridge subdivision....
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