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What is the Average Car Accident Settlement?

April 8, 2019   |  
Car accidents can result in serious injury, and the related costs can be enormous. A car accident injury can mean weeks, months, or even a lifetime of physical limitations, rehabilitation, mental and emotional distress, expensive medical bills and lost wages. Car accident lawsuits can be very complicated.  They often include...
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Are Lyft and Uber Speeding Toward Lawsuits?

On February 16, a North Carolina passenger got an unexpected ride from his Lyft driver. Speeds hit more than 120 miles per hour. The unidentified passenger said he heard the Lyft driver rev the engine, and the car quickly accelerated. With his cell phone camera, the rider recorded the car’s...
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School Bus Accident Reported in Harnett County, North Carolina

February 12, 2019   |  
At least one person was hurt in an accident involving two school buses in Harnett County, North Carolina. According to WTVD, police and highway patrol officers are on the scene and investigating. School Bus Accidents in North Carolina While generally safe, school buses are involved in hundreds of accidents every...
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Personal Injury Lawsuit Waiting to Happen? Waze Shares Drunk Driving Checkpoints

According to The New York Times, the Google navigation app Waze is providing real-time, user-submitted reports that advise drivers about potential drunken-driving checkpoints on their roadsides. The app marks the location of police officers on the roads ahead or stationed at drunk driving checkpoints. This feature has Waze in conflict...
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Doctor-Patient Sexual Assault: Seeking Justice in North Carolina

February 6, 2019   |  
UPDATE: As of 2/13/19, WRAL reports that more sexual assault charges have been filed against Wilmington, NC oral surgeon Michael Lee Hasson. If you or a loved one are a victim of sexual assault, you deserve justice. Contact Riddle & Brantley for a free, 100% confidential case review.   Recently, a...
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Can You Quit Your Job After an Injury at Work and Still Receive Worker’s Comp?

February 6, 2016   |  
Can I quit my job and still get workers compensation? Yes, but... (don't quit) When you are injured on the job and have a worker’s compensation claim, your claim really has two aspects: Medical Indemnity The medical portion is where the employer or their insurance is required to provide you...
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