The most careful driver in the world would still be powerless to avoid a car crash caused by mechanical failure. These accidents can be terrifying for everyone involved. One moment everything is fine, and you are cruising down the road in control of your car. Then suddenly, you realize that you are no longer in control of your car, and a crash is inevitable.
Initially, it may even appear to others that the crash was your fault. You are left trying to figure out what went wrong. Fortunately, the maker or seller of a defective car part can be held liable for any accidents that happen because their part failed. Those responsible for putting a defective product on the market are responsible for the injuries the defect causes. Anyone from the manufacturer to the mechanic who incorrectly installed the part may be the liable party. An attorney can help you determine what happened and who you may have a claim against.
Which Defective Car Parts Often Lead to Serious Crashes?
Some car parts can fail without causing an accident. You will probably not get into an accident if your speakers stop working or your interior lights quit. However, other parts can cause nearly immediate crashes when they abruptly fail. When defective car parts cause accidents, the parts most likely to blame are:...