According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), automobile manufacturers have been asked to recall more than 46 million tires, 390 million vehicles and 66 million auto components since 1966. While measures have since been taken to improve the overall safety of motor vehicles, defective auto parts still can, and do, make their way into cars, trucks, motorcycles and ATVs. For this reason, the Montgomery personal injury attorneys at Morris, Cary, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC encourage you to take a closer look at the cause of your accident if you were recently involved in a motor vehicle collision.
Per Alabama law, you would be entitled to compensation if you could prove that your vehicle was dangerously designed and/or comprised of defective auto parts—whether it is a car, truck, motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle (ATV). As a consumer, you are entitled to reasonably safe products; if an auto manufacturer has breached this duty of care, you should not hesitate to hold them accountable. By filing a product liability lawsuit against the vehicle's manufacturer, the part's manufacturer and/or anyone else that was involved in the chain of distribution, you can seek rightful compensation for the preventable harm that you have suffered.
Some of the most common instances of auto product liability include:
- Tires that are prone to blowouts
- Seatbelts that unlatch during an accident
- Insufficient roll bars, side rails & support pillars
- Windshields that lack necessary strength
- Gas pedals and brake pads that stick
- Airbags that do not deploy during an accident
- Door latches that pop open in an accident
- ATVs that are prone to rolling over
If you or someone you love has been involved in an accident that was caused by any of these dangerous factors, you should not hesitate to get in touch with one of the Montgomery personal injury lawyers at our firm. By discussing your case with a member of our legal team, you can more accurately determine whether or not you are entitled to financial compensation. For this reason, we ask you to take advantage of a free consultation today by calling us toll-free at (888) 694-0174 or locally at (334) 316-0930. If you would prefer to contact us online, you can also submit a free case evaluation form directly from our website.
Wondering why you should trust in Morris, Cary, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC to represent your claim? Apart from the fact that our attorneys have received an AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell® and obtained membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, our firm is widely recognized for securing large settlements and verdicts. In fact, MCATD is responsible for winning one of the largest jury verdicts in the history of the state. For this reason, you can rest assured that your case is in capable hands when you turn to our Montgomery injury lawyers for assistance.