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What’s New in 2022 for Personal Injury Law?

January 19, 2022   |  
New Year, New Laws, and New Trends in Personal Injury Cases As we ring in the new year, it’s important to be aware of legal and societal changes that may affect you and your loved ones. There are several local, state, and federal laws that will affect civil litigation in...
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Disability for COVID-19: Update for “Long-Haulers”

February 25, 2021   |  
Do COVID-19 “long-haulers” qualify for Social Security disability? In a prior post on disability for coronavirus, we mentioned a category of COVID-19 sufferers called “long-haulers.”  A recent NPR story provides more insight into the issue of whether these coronavirus “long-haulers” will eventually qualify for disability benefits. In our previous post,...
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Zantac COVID-19 Risk: What You Need to Know

July 9, 2020   |  
Does Zantac increase the risk of contracting the coronavirus? A new study suggests there is a significant Zantac COVID-19 risk and that those who take other heartburn medications may also be at increased coronavirus risk.  According to a new study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, a disproportionate number of people...
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Business Interruption Insurance for Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

April 28, 2020   |  
With thousands of businesses closed due to stay-at-home orders for the COVID-19 / coronavirus outbreak, the financial survival of many small and medium-size businesses is in danger. Many businesses have what is called “business interruption” insurance (typically as part of a business owner’s policy) that covers unexpected costs or loss...
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What is Business Interruption Insurance?

April 7, 2020   |  
Business interruption insurance is a type of insurance that reimburses the policyholder for lost income and helps pay for expenses when a business is affected by a particular “peril.” Business interruption insurance is also sometimes referred to as “business income coverage” or “contingent business interruption insurance.” Business interruption insurance is...
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Who is Covered Under the New Paid Sick Leave Law?

April 2, 2020   |  
PLEASE BE AWARE: Riddle & Brantley does not practice employment law and is providing this free information solely in order to help North Carolinians in need. We cannot offer legal advice or representation in employment-related matters except for Social Security disability and workers’ compensation cases.  We care about you so...
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Social Security Offices Close During COVID-19 Outbreak. Now What?

March 19, 2020   |  
One of the federal government’s responses to the coronavirus pandemic has been to close all of its Social Security Administration (SSA) field offices to the public. Recent reports indicate that most SSA employees will be transitioning to remote or "telework" at this time. However, if you are seeking disability benefits,...
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Unemployment Benefits for COVID-19 in North Carolina

March 19, 2020   |  
PLEASE BE AWARE: Riddle & Brantley does NOT handle employment law matters. We are providing this information to help North Carolinians understand new unemployment requirements specific to COVID-19, however we cannot assist with employment matters except for workers' compensation for workplace injuries. These resources are only provided as a helpful guide....
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Protecting Our Clients During the Coronavirus Outbreak

March 17, 2020   |  
We’ve been serving North Carolinians for more than three decades, and in that time, our priority has always been the health and safety of our clients and their loved ones. As the coronavirus sweeps across the United States, much has changed, but our commitment to client safety has not. During...
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Ask An Attorney: How Will Coronavirus Affect My Legal Matter?

March 16, 2020   |  
In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak in North Carolina, many North Carolinians have urgent questions concerning ongoing legal matters or potential cases. Riddle & Brantley is here to help. We have implemented policies and procedures to protect our clients. Your safety is our #1 priority and we are striving...
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