SC Man Found Dead After Working on Lawn Tractor

A 76-year-old man from Blacksburg SC has been found dead in his rock hill- orange treesyard, underneath his lawn tractor.

Construction equipment can be extremely dangerous to work on or operate for that matter. Witnesses stated however, that this particular gentleman had almost 4 decades of experience with equipment, and are still in shock over his accidental passing.

The Cherokee County Coroner has reported that the victim’s body was found underneath the tractor. It appeared as though the man had been attempting to remove the blade from the tractor hen the hoist holding up the weight of the tractor collapsed, and the tractor toppled over.

The man suffocated while he was pinned to the ground by the extremely heavy equipment.

The body was first found by a family member, hours after the man had passed away.

The death has officially been ruled an accident.

For more information on wrongful deaths and personal injuries, contact the law offices of Reeves, Aiken, and Hightower, LLP toll-free at 877-374-5999 today.

Mid-October Product Recall Update

Products are typically recalled when manufacturers recognize they have released products to the public that are likely to cause personal injury.  When you have been injured by a recalled product like a medical device, drug, or food containing an allergen or contaminant, you are very likely entitled to relief from the product’s manufacturer.  If you’ve been injured, contact our products liability attorneys immediately at 877-374-5999 or contact us at this link.  We can give you the help you need to be made whole after a product related  injury.  Below are products that have recently been recalled.

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SC Supreme Court Looks at FDA Preemption-Contact Lens Attorney

In the recent South Carolina Supreme Court decision,Weston v. Kim’s Dollar Store, the Court gave a textual read to the federal statute expressly preempting certain drug and medical device torts.  In that case, a young lady bought a pair of color contacts without a prescription from Kim’s Dollar Store and shortly thereafter lost sight in one eye.  Blindness from a color contact; can you imagine?

The statute in question is as follows:

“[N]o State or political subdivision of a State may establish or continue with respect to a device intended for human use any requirement—
(1) which is different from, or in addition to, any requirement applicable under this chapter to the device, and
(2) which relates to the safety or effectiveness of the device or to any other matter included in a requirement applicable to the device under this chapter.

The Court basically ruled that the words stand for themselves, that any common law rule of tort that would be different from or would add to the federal drug laws is preempted, and not much further.  The application of this rule was sent down to the trial court.

Read the whole opinion below the fold.

South Carolina Contact Lens Attorneys

If you or someone you know has been injured by a contact lens or any other medical device, you need legal help as you may be entitled to recovery against the product’s manufacturer.  Call the product liability attorneys of Reeves, Aiken & Hightower at 877-374-5999 for that legal help.  We have the experience to get you the best result in your situation.

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Product Recall Round-up – South Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys

Products are typically recalled when manufacturers recognize they have released products to the public that are likely to cause personal injury.  When you have been injured by a recalled product like a medical device, drug, or food containing an allergen or contaminant, you are very likely entitled to relief from the product’s manufacturer.  If you’ve been injured, contact our products liability attorneys immediately at 877-374-5999 or contact us at this link.  We can give you the help you need to be made whole after a product related  injury.  Below are products that have recently been recalled.

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Product Recall Round-Up | South Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys

Products are typically recalled when manufacturers recognize they have released products to the public that are likely to cause personal injury.  When you have been injured by a recalled product like a medical device, drug, or food containing an allergen or contaminant, you are very likely entitled to relief from the product’s manufacturer.  Contact our products liability attorneys immediately at 877-374-5999 or contact us at this link.  We can give you the help you need to be made whole after an  injury.  Below are products that have recently been recalled.

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Product Recall Round-up – SC NC Product Injury Attorney

Products are typically recalled when manufacturers recognize they have released products to the public that are likely to cause personal injury.  When you have been injured by such products, you are very likely entitled to relief from the product’s manufacturer.  Contact our products liability attorneys immediately at 877-374-5999 or contact us at this link.  We can give you the help you need to be made whole after an  injury.  Below are products that have recently been recalled.

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