Wilmington Personal Injury Blog
Coming face-to-face with the victim of a tragedy can have a profound impact on a person’s worldview—and the trajectory of their career. That was certainly the case with Rhine Law Firm, P.C.’s new “of counsel” attorney, M. Reid Acree, Jr. Read the rest »
The attorneys at Rhine Law Firm, P.C., in Wilmington, North Carolina, have experienced firsthand how empowering a secondary education can be. We believe that such an education is a “great equalizer,” allowing people from any background or situation to elevate their lives and reach for greater things. Read the rest »
Kansas-based Cargill Meat Solutions has issued a nationwide recall of approximately 132,606 pounds of its ground beef products that were produced and packaged on June 21st, 2018. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is urging consumers to check their freezers for ground beef with “EST. 86R” printed inside the USDA inspection mark. Read the rest »
Wilmington is a beautiful city; with our museums, aquarium, beaches, and shopping centers, there is a lot for people to do. Our coastline has thousands of tourists flocking to visit every year. Add those visitors to the 100,000-plus people who already live here, and things can get crowded.
Wilmington residents have seen how much busier our roads have gotten over the past few years. So what are the worst roads in Wilmington? And what kinds of accidents does this otherwise beautiful area see most? Read the rest »
The deadline for entry into our Strive for Excellence 2018 scholarship has passed, and our legal team at Rhine Law Firm, P.C. has been poring over more than 700 applicant essays—we are more than impressed. It’s heartening to see such an ambitious, talented, and accomplished generation emerging in this country. Read the rest »
Fighting for what’s right is usually a thankless and difficult job. Nobody is more aware of this fact at the moment than DeWayne Johnson, a dying man who was embroiled in a huge lawsuit against Monsanto, an agrochemical corporation whose product he believes is responsible for his death sentence. Johnson is dying from non-Hodgkins lymphoma, which he believes was caused by Monsanto’s herbicide product called “Roundup.” Johnson used the product at his place of work as a groundskeeper for a couple years. Now doctors predict he might not see 2019. Read the rest »
Every year, emergency rooms across the country fill up with people who suffered serious falls at work—but they are not the only danger when it comes to construction sites in our state. In North Carolina as of January 2018, struck-by incidents took the lead in causing the most fatal accidents on construction sites, narrowly beating falls. Struck-by incidents occur when a worker is injured by forcible contact with an object or piece of equipment, such as a vehicle. These injuries and deaths are made more likely by all the highway work that is being completed. According to the N.C. Department of Labor, construction continues to be the most hazardous industry in the state. Read the rest »
Joel R. Rhine of Rhine Law Firm, P.C., has once again received a coveted spot in The Best Lawyers of America© for his work in Construction Law, this time for the 2019 edition. This is his fifth consecutive year of receiving the award from by Best Lawyers®, the first coming in 2013. Read the rest »
A ceiling collapse can be a tenant’s worst nightmare. If you’re in the home, you may suffer severe injuries when a structure falls down on you. Even if you are not in the home at the time, you can still suffer damages if your personal belongings are destroyed in the collapse.
So who’s responsible when a ceiling collapses into the home of a tenant? The owner or property manager may be responsible under certain circumstances. Read the rest »
Of the many ways to enjoy summertime in Wilmington, jumping into a pool is one of the most popular. Unfortunately, swimming pools can be a place of real danger. While diving in shallow water can cause swimming pool accidents, there is another cause that does not get the same attention as others.
That danger is swimming pool drains. Read the rest »
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