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Talcum Powder Cancer Claims: What You Should Know

In May 2016, a Missouri jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a South Dakota ovarian cancer survivor $55 million in damages. A few months earlier, another Missouri jury awarded $72 million to the survivors of an Alabama woman who died of ovarian cancer. There are hundreds of similar lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson pending Read More Talcum Powder Cancer Claims: What You Should Know

Just How Dangerous is Texting and Driving?

Recently in Wake County, a man was cited for texting while driving and is expected to face criminal charges based on the death he caused when he took his attention off the road and onto his phone. While he was texting, he ran into the back of another vehicle on U.S. Highway 64. The car Read More Just How Dangerous is Texting and Driving?

Most Common Workers’ Compensation Questions

Workers’ compensation is designed for workers who suffer from job-related injuries to receive medical care and other benefits without having to prove their employer was negligent. In exchange, employers may not claim the injury was the fault of the worker. It sounds simple enough, but it can be a complicated issue and many questions often Read More Most Common Workers’ Compensation Questions

Infographic: Securing Evidence After an Accident

After you’ve been in an accident, securing the right evidence can make or break your personal injury case. But how do you know which evidence is most important to collect after the incident? How do you know how to collect the evidence? Check out our infographic to find out!

What To Do After Witnessing a Car Accident

Witnessing a car accident is a traumatic event. If you are a driver, your first automatic response is to take evasive action to be sure you do not become involved. Once the vehicles have come to a stop, there are some actions you can take to help. Insurance companies, medical care providers, auto accident attorneys Read More What To Do After Witnessing a Car Accident

How Waiting Too Long to See a Doctor Can Be Used Against You

When you have an accident, whether it involves a car crash, falling off a ladder, tripping and falling on sidewalk debris or any other incident, unless bones are obviously broken or you are bleeding, the common human tendency is to respond, “I’m okay.” Additionally, your body responds to stress by releasing adrenaline and endorphins giving Read More How Waiting Too Long to See a Doctor Can Be Used Against You

Why Does Summertime Mean More Accidents?

Students are out of school and their parents are on the road taking them back and forth to summer events. Some teenagers are exercising their new found driving skills. Tourists come to town and explore the area on bicycles along with more children and teenagers enjoying summertime bicycle transportation. Tourists and residents take to the Read More Why Does Summertime Mean More Accidents?

When You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you are involved in a fender-bender with minor property damage, no one was injured in any way and there is no issue of fault, you likely can resolve the situation yourself without the assistance of a personal injury attorney. However, if the accident involves property damage requiring professional repair, or you require medical intervention Read More When You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

When Are You Liable for Someone Else’s Driving?

Imagine you are sitting in your office at your pizza delivery business. A process server walks in and informs you that you are being sued for damages that a person, whom you have never heard of, claims were sustained in an auto accident that was your fault. You read over the complaint and realize that Read More When Are You Liable for Someone Else’s Driving?

Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries

Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance plan provided by employers to compensate employees for injuries they receive in the workplace. It was designed to allow workers to collect damages without having to file a lawsuit to prove their employer was negligent. In turn, employers cannot avoid liability by claiming employees were responsible for their own Read More Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries