Common Car Defects that Lead to Serious Injuries

Sometimes you drive a brand new car off the lot and figure out right away that it’s got some major issues. In other cases, you may not learn that your car has a defect until you are in an accident. Many people unwittingly purchase defective cars and don’t figure it out until the damage has already been done.

Common car defects include:

  • Seatbelts that don’t remain latched
  • Air bags that don’t deploy
  • Turn, brake, and emergency signals that don’t light up
  • Tires that rip, pop, or leak
  • Auto-lock mechanisms that fail to keep doors sealed during an accident
  • Seat backs that fall backward, collapse, or break during an accident
  • Braking systems that don’t work
  • Steering columns that lock up
  • Windows that are not properly sealed or that have cracks or holes in them—and more

You may not discover that your car has any of the above defects until you are in an accident. Unfortunately, such defects can cause collisions and make other accidents even worse by failing to protect you, limiting your control of your vehicle, ejecting you from the car, and more.

If it happens to you, you will likely end up with hefty medical expenses and injury-related costs, and you may need to file a personal injury lawsuit against the manufacturer in order to recover the compensation you need to make a full recovery.

Tough Auto Defect Lawyers Serving Injured People in Dallas for More than 20 Years

The car accident lawyers at Crain Lewis Brogdon, LLP have seen it all, from drunk driving cases to freak accidents. We take pride in caring for injured people and are committed to doing everything in our power to secure the best result possible for every client, regardless of their circumstances or the severity of their injuries.

It probably seems daunting to sue an automobile manufacturer or dealership, but our team has the skill and experience needed to build a strong case and dramatically improve your chances of receiving a just verdict or settlement. When you have a team like ours behind you, you don’t have to fear going up against a corporate entity or business. Our Dallas auto defect lawyers have achieved a number of incredible results for injured clients, and we can do the same for you.

Call (214) 301-5007 today or contact us online to schedule a consultation with one of our Dallas car accident attorneys.

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