In North Carolina, when a worker is killed in a workplace accident, his widow and children typically are entitled to receive worker’s compensation death benefits. However, the situation can be very complicated when the worker dies while unmarried. In 2018, we held a full evidentiary hearing before the North Carolina Industrial Commission and successfully obtained […]
In August of 2016, we were associated by an out-of-state attorney regarding a motor vehicle collision that occurred in North Carolina over a year earlier. The collision was caused by a vehicle owned by a landscaping company, and the insurance company for the landscaper had refused to engage in settlement discussions, claiming that the driver […]
We successfully litigated a personal injury claim for a 74 year old woman who was savagely attacked by three dogs in her own yard, and obtained a $1,000,000 judgment in Wayne County Superior Court. Our investigation revealed that the owners of the dogs and the home where the animals were kept had no insurance and […]
Riddle & Brantley are the most amazing, sweet, professional, patient, understanding, knowledgeable, well, I guess you can see what I think of them. My case was settled exactly one year to the day of the accident.
I really enjoyed how Riddle & Brantley worked with me through this whole process, always with a kind voice and the smiles were so inviting. This allowed me to know that I picked the right law firm for my case.
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 quantify than economic losses but […]
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 steps you can take to […]
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 three-point seatbelts. Presently, it is […]