Sometimes mistaken as a termite infestation, damage from dry rot or brown rot may appear as small pieces of wood or red brick dust against the surface of a home, as well as a crawl space or basement. Whether the outbreak has occurred due to flooding, leaking pipes or a busted washing machine hose, the effects of dry or brown rot are not usually detected until the damage is significant. Unfortunately for home and property owners, the process of cleaning and repair is complicated and expensive. Yet, when damage is due to another’s negligence or dishonesty, issues with wood rot are even more stressful. For instance, if a previous homeowner or contractor has failed to communicate evidence of wood rot, current property owners shouldn’t have to take on the burden of extensive repairs and overwhelming costs. Therefore, when wood rot damage is not disclosed, an undisclosed wood rot lawsuit lawyer like Taylor Anderson can help. Continue reading.
When it comes to domestic violence, it is not confined to the poor, as noted by the Neurologic Rehabilitation Institute at Brookhaven Hospital. It occurs across every economic class, and involves men, women and children. Unfortunately, it is often a private issue that is kept secret. Even so, understanding the cumulative effect of domestic violence as it relates to traumatic brain injury, along with contributing factors and PTSD is needed to generate change nationwide. Continue reading.
Filled with history, culture and a stunning landscape with extraordinary coastlines, South Carolina remains a popular destination for many. Specifically for outdoor lovers, boating and other recreational water sports in the state are incredibly appealing. Yet, many individuals consume alcohol while boating, potentially impairing their ability to operate the boat responsibly. That’s why South Carolina considers boating under the influence a serious misdemeanor, with penalties similar to those of driving under the influence. Continue reading.
Surprising to some, over one million burn injuries are reported annually across the United States, and these injuries are about more than simply touching a hot pan. When you’ve been burned, and your injury is due to another’s carelessness, you need the help and experience of a qualified burn injury lawyer. Continue reading.
Without question, if you’re involved in a serious car accident, it’s a no-brainer—the police are notified and an insurance company will be involved. Yet, when a minor accident occurs, you might not know what to do. For instance, suppose you are in a bump up in a parking lot. There’s minimal damage to the vehicles involved, and there doesn’t appear to be any major injuries. Is a minor fender bender reason enough to call the police? Continue reading.
Given its rich history, charming culture and climate, South Carolina remains a popular destination for families, business professionals and retirees. Thus, for property owners throughout the state, maintaining a safe and inviting premise is paramount to the success and day-to-day functioning of their space. With this in mind, imagine the frustration of being injured in a slip and fall accident in a shopping mall, hospital or other venue. Continue reading.