Auto Product Liability
Personal Injury Law Firm in South Bay, CA
The California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) indicates that human error is usually responsible for car accidents, but this doesn't mean that a motorist is always at fault; some car accidents are caused by defective auto parts. A defective auto part, such as a poorly constructed tire or broken airbag, can cause or aggravate the consequences and injuries associated with a car accident. Contact the Layfield Law Firm if you believe that your accident was caused or aggravated by a defective auto part. We can help you recover damages for your injury.
Types of Defective Auto Parts: Design & Manufacturing Errors
There are two basic types of product liability involving for car accidents: design defects and manufacturing errors. A design defect occurs when the car or something about it is innately flawed. For example, a car with a weak roof could rollover, leading to serious passenger injuries. On the other hand, dangerous tire could be prone to a blowout because of a mistake that occurred while the tire was constructed.
Proving Auto Product Liability
In order to create a strong product liability case for your car accident, you must be able to demonstrate the following:
- You suffered an injury and / or other damages in car accident
- Your vehicle, or another car in the accident, was defective
- The vehicle defect was directly responsible for your injury
More than $70 Million for Past Clients
The Layfield Law Firm, APC offers high-quality legal representation for victims of car accidents. Over the years, we have recovered over $70 million for our clients. Contact us today for a free case evaluation and to see what our team can do for your case.