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Gene A. Riddle

Personal injury Attorney at Goldsboro, NC

4.8   25 reviews
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  • Licensed for 38 years
    State NC
    Acquired 1985
    Status
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About Gene

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AWARD-WINNING PERSONAL INJURY AND CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER SERVING RALEIGH, GOLDSBORO, AND ALL OF NORTH CAROLINA

Gene Riddle is founding and managing partner at Riddle & Brantley, LLP, a North Carolina law firm focused on personal injury, workers' compensation, Social Security disability, veterans' benefits, wrongful death, product liability, and eminent domain. The firm also serves clients in a wide variety of mass tort and class action cases.

Riddle earned his J.D. from Wake Forest University in 1985 and has practiced law in North Carolina for more than three decades.

In addition to being a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Riddle is also a member of Million Dollar Advocates and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates, the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Super Lawyers, and North Carolina Advocates for Justice. He also has a high AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and received the 2014 Litigator Award.

In 2009, Riddle was awarded the Old North State Award by the Governor of North Carolina. The Old North State Award is the state's second-highest civilian honor and recognizes individuals who who have provided exemplary service and commitment to the State of North Carolina.

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Awards

Silver Client Champion
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Client's Choice 2022,2021
Client's Choice
2022 2021

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Location

Riddle & Brantley
Riddle & Brantley
4600 Marriott Drive
Suite 500
Raleigh, NC, 27612
Riddle & Brantley
3391 Henderson Drive
Jacksonville, NC, 28546
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Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
  25 customer reviews
Client's Choice 2022
Client's Choice
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Posted by Karen | July 11, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
I never had to do any of the legwork on my own after contacting Mr. Riddle.
I had never been through anything that required an attorney's representation. From the moment that we were referred and reached out to Mr. Riddle, there was nothing but reassurance that we would be taken care of with no worries. An investigator met us at our house that very day and gathered all of the information, and walked us through the process of what would be happening. I was assigned a case manager who was extremely thorough and courteously kept in touch with me on a regular basis just to let me know things were still in the works. I was encouraged to focus on my own well-being. And then came the call with all of the final details of my case. I was astonished at how well and efficiently things had been handled. It felt good to not have this one more thing to deal with on my own. I was felt to always believe that they would only settle for their top offer. I hope I never need an attorney again, but I would not hesitate to contact them if needed or refer them to anyone.
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Response from Gene Riddle March 8, 2022
It was an honor and a privilege to serve you, Karen. Thank you for sharing your experience with others and for recommending our firm to those in need. We are so pleased to have helped you get the justice you deserve, and we wish you nothing but the best!
Posted by Dennis | November 15, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Car accident
My experience with riddle was amazing I was always given the information I needed never gave the run around an was always treated fairly
Response from Gene Riddle March 8, 2022
Thank you so much for sharing your experience, Dennis. It was an honor and a privilege to serve you and we are always here to help however we can with any future legal matter.
Posted by Arlene | April 3, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Workmen comp claim
Had a great experience with this law firm would recommend them to anyone whose in need to help with your case they are professional and very prompt once again they are the best
Posted by anonymous | November 3, 2022
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Great Service
Great service all around!!! My experience with riddle was amazing I was always given the information I needed never gave the run around an was always treated fairly.
Posted by Lafatih | October 10, 2022
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Accident review
The services provided me were outstanding. I would highly recommend this firm to anyone who is involved in an accident.
Posted by Eric | September 20, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Auto accident
I had the best experience with Riddle and Brantley. Yolanda did a great job communicating as well as the negotiating team. When calling in, the receptionist were always very helpful and pleasant to talk to. I will recommend this firm to anyone.
Posted by anonymous | September 1, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Avo
Everyone in the office was so knowledgeable and thorough. It took a little while to get it done but when it was done it was perfect with items it would never have occurred to me to include. So much better and more than I could have dreamed of. Everything was completed on schedule and in great detail.
Posted by Henry | August 17, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Chris Brantley- workman's comp
Excellent in every way and very professional. He has a "get it done with results" attitude!! I would highly recommend him!
Posted by anonymous | August 14, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
The Riddle Law Group
Mr. Riddle and his staff were very professional. They were there to guide me and to answer any questions I had. They kept me informed of my case from beginning to end. I really enjoyed working with their group.
Posted by Patrick | August 9, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Workers comp lawyer
They did an excellent job of representing me and explaining all aspects of the mediation process to conclusion of the case. Couldn't have found a better firm to represent me. Many Thank You,s.
Posted by Parris Ellerbee | June 10, 2022
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Parris Ellerbee Survey
My experience with Riddle and Brantley was amazing. The process with smooth and easy and I am going to recommend any and everyone about your services.
Posted by Pamela | June 3, 2022
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My caseload
I'm thankful for the lawyer that took my case.I wasn't sure of the out come.But I took a chance to find out if I had a case.And it turned out the team at riddle and Bradley did what they could for me.
Posted by Ernie | May 31, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
56
Excellent service I think very professional and nice kept me updated on my case all the way to the end will
Posted by Andrea | April 11, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Big brother fighting for you
My name is Andrea and I chose the law firm Riddle and Brantley. I definitely made the right choice because applying for social security disability can be a tedious and confusing process. The staff at Riddle and Brantley were there for me through over a year of denials and reapplying with expert advice and encouragement. Scott Scurfield was my lawyer and not only is he an expert in social security disability, I felt like I had a big brother fighting for me. I won my case. I highly encourage Riddle and Brantley to anyone that needs an exceptional law firm.
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Posted by Marcelle | November 30, 2021
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Mr.
The firm’s attorney Donald Dunn negotiated with our own insurance company and came to the best settlement we could expect. The paralegal, Buffy, was always friendly, informative and helpful. I would be happy to recommend to anyone!
Response from Gene Riddle March 8, 2022
We are so glad to hear about your experience with our firm, Marcelle. Thank you for entrusting your case to our attorneys and staff. It was an honor and a privilege to serve you.
Posted by Casandra | November 21, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Great service
I had a consultation to determine if Attorney Riddle could assist me after a car accident that was no fault of mine. Mr Riddle was very knowledgeable about my situation. It was complicated to me but he eased my concerns. He and his staff worked hard on my behalf. I recommend Attorney Riddle for any personal injury case.
Response from Gene Riddle March 8, 2022
We're so glad to hear this, Casandra. Thank you for trusting our firm with your case. It was an honor and a privilege to serve you and we're so pleased to have helped you get the justice you deserve.
Posted by Andrea | October 20, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Csawyer
I really liked working with bothBuffy Johnson and Donnie Dunn. I feel they were very supportive, friendly and knowledgeable in helping Me. I feel they r both very effective and efficient in their roles
Response from Gene Riddle March 8, 2022
This is great to hear, Andrea. Thank you for sharing your experience. It was an honor and a privilege to serve you and we're so pleased to have helped you get the justice you deserve. We wish you nothing but the best going forward!
Posted by Ronald | October 13, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Client
I want to thank everyone who helped out on my case. My journey the last few years has been different. But only by the Grace of God is why I am still here. Many thanks to Me. Schofield and Ms.Barron for all your help. May God bless you and your families.
Response from Gene Riddle March 8, 2022
We're honored by the trust you placed in our attorneys and staff, Ronald. Thank you so much for the opportunity to serve you. Please know we are always here to help with any future legal matter however we can. Wishing you nothing but the best in your future endeavors!
Posted by Shameka | September 15, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
We are the Little’s
My family and I truly thank Riddle and Brantley for everything. Yalanda Reyes did an amazing job keeping us in the loop with everything that was going on! The process was stress free because of Riddle and Brantley and his knowledgeable team! However, the fees were off the chart, we were charged 30% of what we received in the lawsuit. Riddle and Brantley walked away with more than us!
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Response from Gene Riddle March 8, 2022
Thank you so much for sharing your experience, Shameka, and for the trust you placed in our attorneys and staff. We are so pleased to have helped you and your family get the justice you deserve. Regarding the attorney fee, please know that the rate is standard in personal injury law, and we always make every effort to get our clients maximum compensation. We are also always upfront and open regarding our fees with every client prior to them signing the contract. Should you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're always here to help however we can. We wish you and your family nothing but the best!
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Posted by Christopher | August 18, 2021
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Ashley Kelly
She kept me updated with my case every time there was changes made. She helped me with every question I had about my case.
Response from Gene Riddle March 8, 2022
We're so glad to hear about your experience, Christopher — thank you so much for sharing this. We were honored to serve you and are so pleased to have helped you get the justice you deserve. Thank you for entrusting your case with our attorneys and staff.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1985
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1981

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Significant Cases
  • Constitutional Rights Violation & Sexual Assault
  • $5,000,000 Verdict
  • Auto Accident & Wrongful Death
  • $2,000,000 Settlement
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Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Lenoir County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Wayne County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Million Dollar Advocate
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2022
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocate
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Top 100
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • 2022
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2022
  • Distinguished Counsel
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2022
  • Best Attorney, Lifetime Charter Member
  • Best Attorneys of America
  • 2022
  • Client Champion Award
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2022
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2021
  • The Litigator Award
  • Trial Lawyers Board of Regents
  • 2014
  • The Old North State Award
  • State of North Carolina
  • 2009
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (6)
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Personal injury Attorney | May 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I strongly endorse Gene. he is the most thorough and detail-oriented lawyer I know, and he does a great job for his clients."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Workers compensation Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Social Security & Disability Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Oct 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 15
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Goldsboro Personal injury Lawyer Gene A. Riddle
Gene A. Riddle
Personal injury Attorney
Goldsboro, NC
Licensed for 38 years
Free Consultation
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