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Attorney Scott Scurfield Participates in “Partners Read” Program

July 10, 2018   |  
Scott Scurfield, the Lead Social Security Disability attorney at Riddle & Brantley, recently participated in "Partners Read", a program created to help elementary school students improve their literacy skills. The program is sponsored by WakeEd Partnerships and allows community and business leaders in Wake County to mentor elementary students in the Wake County...
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Having Fun and Staying Safe This Fourth of July Holiday

July 3, 2018   |  
With Independence Day around the corner, families are gearing up to make the most of the holiday. Celebrating the 4th of July comes hand-in-hand with many outdoor summer activities – whether it involves throwing something on the grill, heading out on the water, or setting off fireworks. Here are some...
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Is Compensation Available for Pain and Suffering After an Accident?

June 6, 2018   |  
When a person is involved in a car wreck or other type of accident that causes injuries, the devastation can be more than financial. In addition to medical expenses, property damage, and even lost wages, an individual may experience pain and suffering. Pain and suffering can be somewhat harder to...
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How Can I Prevent Serious Injuries Due to Severe Weather in North Carolina?

June 4, 2018   |  
Thunderstorms, tropical storms, and hurricanes are a fact of life in North Carolina during this time of year. As you likely know from personal experience, severe weather can be extremely dangerous. Slick roads, strong winds, lightning, floods and falling objects are common hazards caused by severe weather. Fortunately, there are...
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Should States Require Seatbelts On School Buses?

May 30, 2018   |  
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently made several recommendations aimed at increasing the safety of school buses. These recommendations came shortly after a school bus accident in New Jersey that led to two deaths and 40+ injuries. According to the NTSB, states should require new school buses to use...
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Kick Off the Season With a Motorcycle Check-Up

May 29, 2018   |  
Motorcycle season is officially upon us and the anticipation of that exciting ride has many motorcyclists eager to hop on their bikes. However, if you kept your bike inside your garage all winter, it’s important that you perform a check-up on your motorcycle’s condition to ensure it is safe for...
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Studies Show Hit And Run Accidents Hit Record High

May 23, 2018   |  
AAA released a new report that suggests fatal hit-and-run accidents continue to increase nationwide. Between 2009 and 2016, hit and run deaths increased by an average of 7.2 percent each year. A hit-and-run crash is where a motorist strikes another person and leaves the scene. An estimated 682,000 hit and...
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What Should You Do If You’re Hurt On The Job?

May 17, 2018   |  
Regardless of your job, there are potential hazards that can cause serious injuries. As a result, most employers are required to have workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation insurance ensures that employees are fairly compensated for their workplace injuries without having to file a lawsuit against the employer. It is important...
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Four Things To Consider When Choosing An Attorney

May 16, 2018   |  
For most people, the only time they interact with an attorney is when something bad has happened to them such as an injury or a car accident. While under the emotional or physical pain after an incident, it may not be easy to find an attorney, especially the right attorney,...
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How to Get the Most Compensation After an Injury

May 9, 2018   |  
If you were hurt — physically, emotionally, or financially — due to another person’s negligence, you may qualify for a personal injury lawsuit. Whether someone else can be held responsible is key to determining if you have a case. With enough evidence that someone’s negligence caused your injury, you may...
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