Chinese-owned pork producer Smithfield Foods Inc. settled a series of lawsuits with dozens of residents in rural North Carolina over the nuisance caused by living near hog farms run by company contractors. The settlement brings an end to more than two years of litigation over the noise and odors produced by traditional methods of hog farming, which include
November 19, 2020 Fourth Circuit Affirms Smithfield Subsidiary Willfully and Wantonly Interfered With Neighbors’ Property Rights Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed that a subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, Murphy-Brown LLC, is liable for compensatory and punitive damages to neighbors of a hog farm it controlled.
SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - The Rowan County law firm Wallace & Graham, PA, through its “Wallace & Graham Gives” initiative, has announced that starting this 2020-2021 academic school year, it will be awarding a total of $15,000 to six deserving Rowan County high school seniors. Each scholarship will be in the amount of $2,500 awarded
A proposed class-action aims to represent military families allegedly forced to endure “unacceptable and intolerable” living conditions at Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune due to defendants Lend Lease and Winn Management Group’s slumlord-esque failure to provide even the most basic property management and maintenance. The 70-page lawsuit
4th Circuit Affirms W&G’s $32.7 Million Jury Verdict for Asbestos Exposure Death of Franklin Finch Please click this link to view the decision. On August 24, 2020, the Fourth Circuit affirmed our client’s $32.7 million jury verdict for her husband, Franklin Finch’s, death against insulation company, Covil Corporation.
Please click here to view Public Justice's award video. Local law firm Wallace & Graham on Thursday was awarded 2020’s Trial Lawyer of the Year Award by national nonprofit legal advocacy organization Public Justice. Erin Brockovich served as master of ceremonies for the gala, held virtually this year due to COVID-19. The firm was honored for
THIS ARTICLE IS A REPOST FROM THE SALISBURY POST, YOU CAN FIND THE FULL ARTICLE HERE: https://bit.ly/2YGKdLZ SALISBURY — On April 14, one resident of the Citadel in Salisbury was found dead around the middle of the day. Both hospice and a local funeral home were notified, but the person named the patient’s responsible party said he
SALISBURY, N.C. — Families have complained to Channel 9 for months about The Citadel Salisbury. The nursing home has one of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the state, and Channel 9 reporter Tina Terry learned about a new citation against the facility. “It’s negligence. The way I was done. The way my family was treated,”
THIS ARTICLE IS A REPOST FROM DAILY KOS THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://bit.ly/37MUzNq The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”), passed by the Congress on March 27, 2020, authorizes the Treasury Department to issue “Economic Impact Payments” to individuals with income below $75,000 in
Lawyers for residents of a Rowan County nursing home wracked by COVID-19 asked a court on Tuesday to review the facility’s policies on staffing and hygiene to guard against further neglect. The request for court intervention is part of a new lawsuit filed against The Citadel Salisbury, home to the state’s worst nursing home cluster of the