We put a lot of trust in the businesses that manufacture our cars, trusting them not only with our own safety but also the safety of our loved ones. Unfortunately, automobile defects are all too common—and the results can be tragic. If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective car, or if a member of your family has died as a result of an auto defect, you deserve compensation. Collmer Law Group will fight to get justice for you and your family by holding the culpable parties responsible.
Legal Requirements for Auto Manufacturers
All businesses have a legal obligation to ensure the safety of any product they put on the market, and auto manufacturers are subjected to even stricter requirements. Because of this, anyone who is injured as a result of a defective vehicle likely qualifies for compensation regardless of whether there was any negligence on the part of the manufacturer. If there was negligence involved, however, the penalties for the manufacturer will be even greater.
Types of Automotive Defects
An automotive defect can be anything that doesn’t work the way it’s supposed to, whether the result of an individual part failure or multiple parts coming together to produce an unintended result. Common types of defects that can result in personal injuries are a failure to meet crash-worthiness standards, seat belt failures, seat back failures, roof crushes, partial ejections, full ejections, airbag failures, brake failures, or stability issues causing rollovers.
Taking on the Insurance Companies
Like any auto accident injuries, injuries resulting from automobile defects can be absolutely devastating. In the aftermath, the last thing most people want to do is fight with an auto manufacturers insurance company. At Collmer Law Group, we have nearly 40 years experience standing up for personal injury victims. We know exactly what it takes to get you the greatest compensation possible for your claim and will work tirelessly to help you recover.