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Riddle & Brantley, LLP Investigating the Las Vegas Shooting

October 20, 2017   |  
The worst mass shooting in US history occurred on October 1 when 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd of 22,000 concertgoers from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. More than 500 people were injured by the shooting and another 58 lost their lives. The...
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Could President Trump Be Impeached?

June 26, 2017   |  
Signs of a Movement Are we witnessing the rumblings and signs of a movement to attempt to impeach our sitting President, Donald Trump? We have allegations of scandal involving collusion with our arch enemies, the Russians. We hear chatter about the President pressuring FBI director Comey to drop the investigation...
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Why Did the Jury Award $100,000 to the Woman in the Starbucks Coffee Lawsuit?

May 22, 2017   |  
Last week, a woman was awarded $100,000 for severe burn injuries she suffered when Starbucks coffee spilled on her lap after the cup’s lid came off. Many people do not understand why victims in hot coffee lawsuits are awarded money and believe these types of cases are scam lawsuits. The...
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Have Lawmakers Reached an Agreement to Repeal the NC Bathroom Bill?

April 3, 2017   |  
We have been following efforts to repeal the NC bathroom bill for months, including blogging about HB 2’s impact on our state and the governor’s work to repeal the controversial bathroom legislation. Per WRAL-TV, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and state lawmakers have finally reached an agreement to repeal the...
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Why the NC Bathroom Bill Could Be at a Standstill for Now

March 13, 2017   |  
In recent weeks, we have provided coverage regarding the ongoing battle involving House Bill 2 (HB 2), also known as the NC bathroom bill, including the governor’s efforts to repeal the controversial bathroom law. However, a recent move courtesy of the White House may lead to the NC bathroom bill,...
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Did You Receive a Phone Call or Text from a Lawyer after a Car Accident?

November 21, 2015   |  
The attorneys at Riddle & Brantley L.L.P. have received several complaints from clients and people in the community that they were called or texted by someone claiming to be a lawyer after an accident.  Our passion for the last thirty years has been protecting those injured in car accidents in...
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Stryker Corp. Extends Deadline for Filing Hip Implant Claims

April 2, 2015   |  
The Stryker Corp. ABG II and Rejuvenate modular hip implant claim enrollment deadline has been extended to April 17, 2015. Stryker Corp. extended its deadline once before, but following a November 2014 decision to settle thousands of claims, the company has once again opted to give hip implant victims more...
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Johnson & Johnson Pays $25M To Settle Recall Probe

March 11, 2015   |  
A manufacturer of over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medications has agreed to plead guilty to a federal criminal charge that it sold products that contained medical particles. McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, acknowledged failing to take corrective action and agreed to pay $25 million to resolve the case. Failing to...
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Johnson & Johnson Loses First Side Effects Trial for Risperdal®

February 25, 2015   |  
The pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson lost the first jury trial on Tuesday regarding the popular antipsychotic medication Risperdal®. A Philadelphia jury awarded an autistic 20-year-old man $2.5 million after his attorneys proved that the company had failed to warn his doctors that the drug could cause gynecomastia, or the development...
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Can Viral Video Pranks Prompt Lawsuits?

January 30, 2015   |  
This is a creative way to spread ALS awareness via social media and in communities nationwide. - Barbara Newhouse, President and CEO of The ALS Association It may seem like harmless fun, but you could find yourself liable for battery in a civil lawsuit—all from a mere prank. Take, for instance,...
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