Daggett Shuler

Scientists Isolate Protein Connected to Brain Injury

brain scans May 13th, 2019

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative brain disease. It is a type of traumatic brain injury commonly associated with repeated head blows often suffered by professional football players. Recently, researchers testing the brain tissue of National Football League (NFL) players have linked CTE to abnormally high levels of a specific brain protein. An article…

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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

motorcycle rider hand May 6th, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation has designated May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Warmer weather is approaching, and motorcycles are coming out of storage and onto our roads. As always, Daggett Shuler Law urges motorcyclists and drivers to be safe. Troubling Statistics The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says 88,000 riders were injured—and 4,976 killed—in…

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NC Firefighters Fight to Change Workers’ Compensation Laws

firefighter uniforms April 15th, 2019

Firefighters in North Carolina are fighting to expand death benefits—and Workers’ Compensation disability benefits—to those who have contracted cancer caused by exposure in the line of duty. A detailed article on their efforts is available here. While North Carolina provides $100,000 in death benefits to the families of police officers, firefighters, and rescue workers who…

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Safe Sober Prom Night Design Contest Winner Joins David Daggett on FOX8

David Daggett and Angelina Rice on WGHP April 4th, 2019

Spring weather is returning to the Triad, and that means Prom Season is here. For the 29th year in a row, the team at Daggett Shuler Law is busy preparing for another successful Safe Sober Prom Night. Attorney partner David Daggett visited the set of FOX8 on Tuesday, April 2nd to spread the message of…

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Daggett Shuler Partners Discuss Down Syndrome Awareness on Triad Today

March 2019 Triad Today Panel March 20th, 2019

On March 16th, attorney partners David Daggett and Griff Shuler of Daggett Shuler Law visited Triad Today to discuss changes to the Piedmont Down Syndrome Support Network (PDSSN)—now known as the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Winston-Salem (DSA of GWS). Triad Today airs locally on WXLV ABC45 and WMYV My48. Joining the discussion was Brent…

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Johnson & Johnson Settles Over Defective Hip Implant Devices

Hip implant x-ray March 18th, 2019

Ken Paxton, the Attorney General of Texas, announced recently that his state will receive $8.5 million under a $120 million multi-state settlement with DePuy Orthopaedics, part of Johnson & Johnson. The agreement resolves claims of unfair and deceptive marketing surrounding two surgical hip replacement devices. Details on the settlement announcement are available here. The Investigation…

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Career Center/Walkertown High School Senior, Angelina Rice, Wins Safe Sober Prom Night T-Shirt Design Contest

Safe Sober Prom Night Winner 2019 March 15th, 2019

Winston-Salem, NC (March 15, 2019) – The Winston-Salem, North Carolina based nonprofit, Safe Sober Prom Night, is pleased to announce that Angelina Rice, a senior at Career Center and Walkertown High Schools, has won the Safe Sober Prom Night T-Shirt Design Contest for 2019. At a surprise presentation in the Graphic Arts II classroom of…

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David Daggett Talks Down Syndrome Awareness on Triad Today Television

Griff Shuler, Brent Bennett, and David Daggett March 14th, 2019

On March 16th, David Daggett of Daggett Shuler Law will visit Triad Today with host Jim Longworth to discuss exciting new changes coming to the Piedmont Down Syndrome Support Network (PDSSN)—including the upcoming 3-2-1 Deacon Dash race. The Triad Today program airs: Saturdays at 7:30am on WXLV ABC45 Sundays at 11:00am on WMYV My48 Joining…

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

brain illustration March 11th, 2019

Established by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) more than 30 years ago, March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. This public awareness campaign seeks to educate the general public regarding Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs), and generate support for victims and families. About Traumatic Brain Injury According to the United States Centers for Disease Control…

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NC Businesses Without Workers’ Compensation Fined

Worker's Compensation Form March 4th, 2019

The Compliance and Fraud Investigative Division of the North Carolina Industrial Commission (NCIC) recently announced they have collected over $3.2 million in fines from business that do not comply with the Workers’ Compensation Act. A detailed article on the Commission’s actions is available here. During the first two quarters of Fiscal Year 2018-2019, the NCIC…

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