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As Drones “Take Off” Legal Consequences Remain Uncertain

Posted in Consumer Goods, Product Liability, Technology and electronic products
Drones, also known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), have received extensive media coverage over the past few years. Whether the discussions about drones are related to the unmanned aircraft used in military operations or the small quadcopters used by individual enthusiasts, it is evident that drone use is on the… Continue Reading

Update: Anti-Tire Aging Legislation in Massachusetts

Posted in Automotive products, Consumer Goods
Our February 18, 2014 blog, Massachusetts, Where Only Young Rubber Hits the Road, covered An Act to Increase Road Safety, proposed by the Massachusetts House of Representatives, which was assigned bill tracking number H3016. The Act would require issuance of a rejection certificate for any vehicle equipped with a light-truck or passenger tire, including a… Continue Reading

Massachusetts, Where Only Young Rubber Hits the Road

Posted in Automotive products, Consumer Goods
Massachusetts is considering An Act to Increase Road Safety (H3016), which will require issuance of a rejection certificate for any vehicle equipped with a light-truck or passenger tire, including a full-service spare, more than six years old. The bill would amend Massachusetts’s annual-vehicle-inspection law, failing vehicles equipped with a tire six years or older. The… Continue Reading