Long Beach Defective Car Part Attorney
Although driver error is the most common cause of car accidents, defective car parts can also play a role. When a car’s parts are defective, it can make the vehicle dangerous to drive, resulting in an accident. Under these circumstances, the manufacturer may be liable for your injuries. These types of cases can be complex, so it is imperative to have the support of an experienced Long Beach car accident lawyer.
If you have been injured in a car accident due to defective vehicle parts, do not hesitate to consult an experienced Long Beach personal injury attorney. Attorney Joseph Low was named for having one of California’s Top 10 Motor Vehicle Accident Verdicts in 2019.
Mr. Low is committed to protecting the rights of each client every step of the way. Contact The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV at (562) 901-0840 for a free case consultation.
Every component in a car needs to function correctly to ensure the safety of the occupants and others on the road. If a part is defective or the design is inherently flawed, this can contribute to an accident, resulting in terrible injuries. Identifying and addressing these defects can help prevent these accidents from happening in the future.
Many parts in a car can potentially be defective, leading to a devastating accident. Some of the most common safety-related defects:
- Faulty brakes
- Malfunctioning steering systems
- Defective airbags
- Defective tires
- Faulty electrical systems
These parts are all crucial for a vehicle to function safely. For example, if the steering system is faulty, the driver may be unable to operate it. If the airbags are defective, the driver and passengers can be seriously injured if an accident occurs. If there is an issue with the tires, they can blow out, resulting in a loss of control.
Car accident cases involving defective parts can be complicated, given the number of parties that can potentially be held liable for any resulting injuries. Some of the parties who can be responsible for an accident caused by defective car parts include:
One or more of these can be liable for your injuries. An experienced personal injury lawyer can review the details of your case and assess who you can file a claim against to maximize compensation on your behalf.
Cases involving defective car parts are considered product liability claims. A product liability claim can be filed to address the following:
- Manufacturing defects: A flaw occurred during the manufacturing process, rendering the car part defective and unsafe.
- Design defects: In some cases, even when a car part was made as it was designed, the design itself can be dangerous. For example, if a tire’s design makes it prone to blowouts, this is a design defect that can result in devastating accidents.
- Failure to warn: Products typically come with labels and posted warnings, informing consumers about any hazards related to their use. If you did not receive proper instructions regarding the use of your car, directly resulting in an accident, you can file a product liability claim.
After being involved in a car accident that was caused by defective parts, it is vital to hire a Long Beach product liability attorney who can accurately calculate your losses and help you recover maximum compensation.
You may be eligible to claim several damages for injuries sustained in an accident involving defective vehicle parts. Potential damages include medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and property damage.
The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV in Long Beach, California, has extensive personal injury experience and has been recognized for our commitment to providing effective and skilled legal counsel, with an Avvo rating of 10.0 Superb. Joseph Low is a former U.S. Marine and is prepared to go to war with big, powerful corporations and interests on your behalf.
Our legal team has the knowledge and resources to thoroughly investigate your accident, determine liability, and pursue the compensation you deserve. If you have suffered injuries due to defective car parts, we want to hear what happened. Call us at (562) 901-0840 to schedule a free initial consultation with no obligation.