If you have a complaint about a vehicle defect, you may already have tried filing a complaint with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). If you’re having trouble getting them to address your concerns, however, it might be time for you to consider filing a defect petition. A defect petition is a little more in-depth than a conventional complaint, and it doesn’t guarantee an overnight response. But i...
Can You Drive a Golf Cart on the Road in South Carolina? If you use a golf cart to get around your neighborhood or local area, you should know that the laws governing the driving of golf carts on public streets have changed. South Carolina does not restrict what you do with your golf cart on your own property, but operation on public roads is another matter. More Usage, More Injuries. Golf cart usage is rising, and beca...
It’s been a tough year for Monsanto, largely due to legal developments stemming from their product Roundup. A ruling from a federal judge and a major verdict for a San Francisco groundskeeper have given hope to people suffering from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma that the company can be held accountable for the injuries caused by the popular herbicide. Let’s look at these developments and what they mean for those taking l...
When someone's negligence has injured another, determining the at-fault party in order to name them as the defendant in a lawsuit may not be cut and dried. In some cases, multiple parties who bear responsibility for a person’s injury might need to be named as co-defendants. Factors attorneys consider when deciding who to name as a defendant are (1) what the evidence reveals, (2) the legal requirements for bringing a succ...

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