Without a doubt, airbags are a great invention. They have saved countless lives since federal legislation mandated their use in 1998. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that frontal airbags saved 50,457 lives between 1987-2017. The fact that airbags increase safety is not debated, but risks are involved with every innovation, and airbags do not escape this worry. Continue reading.
Power tools have changed the very face of many industries. Imagine how long it would take to build a house or repair a car with only hand tools. Power tools allow for rapid construction, faster repairs and they make the lives of workers easier. Power tools bring with them very real risks, however. Some of these risks are posed by inexperienced or careless workers or supervisors trying to cut corners. Sometimes the fault lies with the tool itself. Continue reading.
Everyone loves to receive gifts during the holiday season, especially when the item is something unique and useful. But what happens when you or a loved one uses your new gift and sustains an injury? This tragic circumstance happens more than most people realize. Of course, getting the necessary medical attention is your first priority. But the question must be asked, was the product defective? The Taylor Anderson Law Firm of Charleston, South Carolina, can provide assistance in these unfortunate cases. Continue reading.
There’s no doubt that the benefits of pesticides are well recognized, as they provide protection for much of today’s food supply, while controlling certain diseases. As such, pesticides (or a mix of several) are used to destroy or mitigate pests such as insects, rodents, fungi and weeds. While their usage remains widespread across the U.S. for both occupational and conventional purposes, no form of pest control using pesticides is perfectly safe, as explained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading.
Whether homeowners have purchased a home through a re-sale, or if their home was newly constructed, imagine the frustration when they notice a leaking window, misalignments in the window frame, loose gaskets or other physical damages. The hard reality when it comes to construction-type defects is that they may go unattended and unnoticed for some time, and a thorough inspection doesn’t always uncover potential damages. Even so, homeowners shouldn’t have to shoulder the heavy burden of costs and repairs. As an experienced voice for your defective windows claim, Attorney Taylor Anderson provides insight into the legal remedies available to you. Continue reading.
For residential homes and buildings, spray foam is a type of insulation that is considered toxic, particularly when it contains polyurethane. What’s more, if individuals are exposed to these materials before they are dry, the health risks are even greater. The following effects have been reported: Continue reading.
While airbags offer an important safety feature and supplement to seat belts in cars, vans, trucks and sports utility vehicles, there are a number of ways that they can malfunction. Whether due to a design flaw, a mistake during manufacturing, installation or insufficient directions provided to consumers for safe and effective usage, when airbags fail to work properly, the results can be catastrophic. Therefore, if you believe that a defective airbag has caused your injury, Taylor Anderson is the products liability and personal injury attorney that you can trust to determine your rights and eligibility for compensation. Continue reading.