The Ricci Law Firm Blog

    Workers’ Compensation for Police Officers with PTSD

    Law enforcement is one of the most hazardous occupations in the world. Police officers, just like firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs), face stress and traumatizing experiences in the line of duty that could result in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Legally speaking, traumatized employees are entitled to benefits from workers’ compensation. In reality, however, most insurers unfairly deny officers what […]

    Liability for Falling Branches

    North Carolina is known for its vast swaths of trees, and Greenville is no exception. In fact, just travel around Pitt County and you’ll see many varieties of trees that add to the natural beauty of the area. But trees, as beautiful as they are, come with dead branches, and with dead branches comes the potential for them to fall […]

    What You Need To Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)

    What Is TBI? We’ve all seen the NFL stories in the media lately regarding athletes affected by repeated high impact blows to the head, causing traumatic brain injuries (TBI). But what many don’t know is that there are many types of TBI. Doctors typically classify these in three categories: mild, moderate and severe. The mildest and most common form of […]


    Jobs of all kinds can lead to someone sustaining a work related injury. As personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers, we have seen people from a wide range of professions come through our doors with a work related injury. All it takes is a wrong move at the right time to experience a ruptured disc, one of the most common […]


    Social media is part of everyday life for millions of Americans. Facebook and similar sites are wonderful platforms for communication, until they aren’t. We as personal injury accident lawyers are all too aware of the phenomenon that is known as overshare on social media. Overshare is when someone posts way too much personal information online and lets everyone view it. […]


    The winters in North Carolina can be unpredictable. While some areas remain mild, others can get hit hard with snow, ice, sleet and freezing rain making driving difficult. It’s important to know common causes of winter related car accidents so you can avoid them, and help keep you, your family and other drivers on the road safe this winter. Common […]


    Most people are aware of the dangers associated with working in extreme heat. However, the cold can be just as hazardous. Did you know that working in cold conditions can also lead to serious health problems and even workplace injuries? These types of conditions are collectively known as cold stress. Cold stress occurs when workers are exposed to extreme cold […]

    VIDEO: Wrongful Death Claims in North Carolina

    No amount of money can undo the harm of losing a loved one because of someone else’s negligence. But by allowing our attorneys to fight aggressively on your behalf, you can pursue compensation to relieve some of the burdens associated with funeral expenses, medical bills and loss of your loved one’s financial contributions. Please watch the video below to learn […]