Honda has broadened Takata airbag recall in the US

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 8:02 pm    

There were 772,000 vehicles in the U.S. that were affected by a broadened recall issued by Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co., due to concerns about the potentially dangerous Takata airbag inflators that the vehicles have, a Fox News article reported on January 11.

According to reports, the recall was announced on January 10 after determining which vehicles have the Takata inflators installed in the front passenger seats. The faulty inflators could cause the airbags to burst and have been linked to more than a dozen fatalities and hundreds of injury complaints. The number of recalled vehicles in this expanded group has now reached an estimated 1.29 million vehicles. At least 15 models of Honda vehicles are affected by the recall.  Over 100 million vehicles worldwide, 69 million of which are in the U.S., have been recalled by 17 auto manufacturers since the first recall was issued.

The lawyers of Evans Moore, LLC know that many people suffer serious or fatal injuries in car accidents caused by auto defects. If this has happened to you, we may help you file a legal complaint against negligent manufacturers. Find out how we may possibly help you recover your losses today by calling (843) 995-5000.


NHTSA looks into possible Jaguar and Land Rover vehicle defect

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 3:59 pm    

An investigation was recently opened by the federal auto safety regulations offices regarding Jaguar Land Rover vehicles after several reports of the vehicles suddenly moving while in “park”, some including injured parties, were received by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an article of Tech Times reported on January 3.

Reports said the NHTSA is investigating some previous models of Jaguar sedans and Land Rover SUVs that could roll away, even if the driver had shifted the transmission to “park” mode. The NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation has been notified of seven rollaway incidents, four of which have resulted in personal injuries. The investigation was opened for federal authorities and the car manufacturer to figure out if a recall is needed to address the issue.

If the reason for your injury was a defect in your car, it could be frightening to think about fighting a legal battle with such a large entity. Discuss your situation with the Georgetown legal team of the Evans Moore, LLC today by calling (843) 995-5000 to learn more about your options for representation.


Millions of potentially hazardous food processors recalled

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 at 9:51 pm    

About 8 million food processors sold nationwide are being recalled by a Stamford-based company due to concerns that their blades could break over time and inflict injuries on consumers, a December 13 article of cpsc.gov stated.

According to reports, Conair Corp. will replace the riveted blades of 22 models of Cuisinart food processors after receiving 69 reports of incidents involving blades chipping during use. Metal bits from the broken blade could mix with the processed food and result in personal injuries. The recalling company received 30 consumer complaints of mouth injuries caused by the broken blade pieces getting into food. Consumers who own the affected food processors were advised to refrain from using the product until the blade is replaced with a new one.

At Evans Moore, LLC, our Georgetown product liability lawyers understand how difficult it is to suffer personal injuries. However, if you are hurt by a defective product, we may be able to fight for you to help you receive compensation you need for recovery. Call us today at (843) 995-5000 for legal assistance.


SC ranks third in worst drivers of the nation

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 at 4:00 pm    

Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed South Carolina has the third worst drivers in the country, an article of Post and Carrier reported on December 1.

According to the NHTSA, South Carolina was in the third spot for worst drivers four years in a row. Statistics revealed that South Carolina had 977 fatal accidents in 2015. This year, however, the state likely observed a reduction in fatalities. According to Sergeant Bob Beres, as of November 28, the state recorded 894 fatal accidents for the year, compared to 900 recorded by the same date last year. The South Carolina Highway Patrol has pledged to work toward its goal of preventing fatal crashes across the state.

The attorneys at Evans Moore, LLC understand that in Georgetown alone many people have to deal with great difficulties after sustaining injuries in car accidents caused by reckless drivers. If this happens to you, we can offer you legal assistance to help you pursue damage claims. Learn more about your options today by calling (843) 995-5000.


Rodman facing misdemeanor charges after traffic mishap

Monday, December 5th, 2016 at 7:37 pm    

Former basketball player and Hall of Famer, Dennis Rodman, has been formally charged with four counts of misdemeanor offenses after being involved in an incident in June where he was accused of causing a vehicle to crash, a November 21 article of CNN stated.

Information coming from California Highway authorities revealed that the 55-year-old ex-Chicago Bulls player was suspected of driving in the wrong way on a freeway in Santa Ana. A vehicle that was in the correct lane reportedly swerved and crashed into the wall in order to prevent crashing Rodman’s vehicle. Rodman was later alleged of failing to coordinate with authorities and for driving with a suspended license. If found guilty of the charges, a maximum of two-year imprisonment awaits Rodman. Rodman was required to undergo alcohol program in the year 2000 after entering a guilty plea for driving while under the influence of intoxicants.

Many people are unfortunately at risk of suffering serious injuries when drivers become reckless while behind the wheel. However, if this happens to you, enlisting a skilled lawyer is important for you to possibly get remunerations you need for recovery. Call a Georgetown lawyer of Evans Moore, LLC today at (843) 995-5000 to learn more about your options.


Sabra hummus contaminated with listeria recalled

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 9:45 pm    

A New York-based company is recalling their hummus products distributed in the U.S. and in Canada due to concerns that they may be contaminated with listeria bacteria, a report of USA Today stated on November 21.

According to reports, a voluntary recall was issued by Sabra Dipping Co. on some of their hummus products after Food and Drug Administration agents detected listeria bacteria in their food processing facility. The recall was issued even after the FDA reported that traces of listeria were not found in the finished products. Sabra received no notifications of incidents of injuries or illnesses linked to the affected hummus products before the recall was issued. A food recall is not new to Sabra; they also recalled their products last year due to the same problem.

Listeria bacteria can cause serious or deadly illness for children, the elderly, and people with weak immune systems. If you have been infected by listeria after eating contaminated food, a lawyer can help you obtain treatment funds for recovery. Discuss your situation with a lawyer at Evans Moore, LLC in Georgetown today by calling (843) 995-5000 to learn more about your options.


Evans Moore First Annual Turkey Giveaway

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 4:51 pm    

Evans Moore, LLC is excited to announce that it will be giving away free Thanksgiving turkeys to those in need. Our goal is to feed 100 families this year. If you know of anyone in the Georgetown area in need – please contact us by Friday, November 18th via Facebook or by calling our office at (843) 995-5000 to reserve your gobbler. Reservations will be honored first.

We are planning to pass out the turkeys on Tuesday November 22 between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM at our office located at 121 Screven Street, Georgetown.

Please spread the word.


1 dead, 1 injured in Rock Hill motorcycle accident

Monday, November 7th, 2016 at 11:49 pm    

A teenager was killed and another person was injured in a recent accident in Rock Hill, South Carolina involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck, an article of The Herald reported on November 4.

Information coming from Lance Corporal Gary Miller revealed a November 3 accident involving a motorcycle took place on Neely Store Road near Reservation Road. At approximately 7:20 p.m., two people were thrown from the motorcycle they were riding after it lost control. One of the passengers was then struck by a pickup. The County Coroner identified the fatality as 18-year-old Heaven Gordon. Reports showed both vehicles were heading eastbound when the accident took place. The people inside the pickup were not injured.

The wrongful death attorneys at Evans Moore, LLC in Georgetown understand that families have to deal with physical, emotional, and financial hardships after losing a loved one in a motorcycle accident. Our deepest thoughts go the family and friends who mourn the untimely loss of their loved one.


Student killed in SC drunk driving crash

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 at 5:05 pm    

A Coastal Carolina University student was recently killed after he was struck by a vehicle operated by a driver suspected of being under the influence of intoxicants, an article of timesunion.com reported on October 30.

Reports said the October 29 fatality was identified as Ryan Bielawa, 19, who was struck by a vehicle while crossing a busy street. The driver who struck Bielawa reportedly fled the crash scene and went back after a few moments. Authorities identified Edward Lee Washington as the driver and authorities took him into custody and charged him with drunken driving resulting in a death and for driving a vehicle with a suspended license. Reports revealed that Bielawa finished high school in Averill Park and used to be an athlete. He also had dreams of becoming a millionaire.

The wrongful death lawyers at Evans Moore, LLC in Georgetown send their deepest thoughts to the family and friends who are devastated by the recent loss of their loved one.


Hyundai recalling vehicles with possibly faulty sunroofs

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 at 9:27 pm    

Korean automaker Hyundai is recalling approximately 63,000 vehicles due to concerns that its sunroofs may malfunction and cause harm to motorists, an October 20 article for Fox Business reported.

According to the recall, earlier and present models of Sonata vehicles are equipped with possibly faulty glass sunroofs. In the papers submitted by Hyundai to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the sunroofs may suddenly detach during operation and strike other motorists on the road if the anchor plate of the wind deflector fails. Hyundai is blaming a manufacturing problem for the issue. Hyundai and the NHTSA have not received any injuries or accidents involving the sunroof problem, however, there were incidents of sudden detachment of sunroofs. Starting December, Hyundai will notify affected owners for the free repair of their vehicle.

When vehicles fail to work properly, people are at high risk of sustaining incapacitating injuries when involved in accidents. If this happened to you in Georgetown, the legal team of the Evans Moore, LLC may work for you. Call us today at (843) 995-5000 to begin taking your legal action against negligent manufacturers.


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