The Quirk Law Group has experience with product liability litigation and we understand the serious nature of these claims. With our team of Compton product liability attorneys, you can rest assured that your claim will be thoroughly investigated and that we will take every possible measure to get justice for your injuries.
Product liability for defective cars and automobile parts
While a product liability claim can come from the use of all sorts of different products, defective automobiles and parts are more likely to give cause for an injury claim than many others are. In some cases, the defect may have directly caused the accident and in others, it may have been a contributing factor. Some defective auto claims also come from car accidents that were not in any way the fault of a part, but where the defect contributed to the injuries of the individual.
The following list includes a few of the more common types of defective auto claims:
- SUV rollovers
- Defective tires
- Defective electrical wiring
- Seatbelt defects
- Roofs that are not adequately crush resistant
- Defective doors and latches
- Cars that lack crashworthiness
- Defective airbags
- Seats that are either defective or lack proper mounting in the vehicle
Who is liable?
When it comes to a case that involves product liability, determining which parties are liable for the damages can be difficult and this is one of the areas where having an experienced personal injury lawyer will be a serious advantage.
In many product liability and defective product claims, there will be multiple defendants that all share some level of responsibility for the incident. This could be a manufacturer, a design firm, the distributor, a shipping company, a testing laboratory or even a business or individual that installed the part or product.
For the average person and even many personal injury lawyers, this can make for a very complicated and confusing situation. An attorney that has experience with this form of litigation will be better equipped to find all of the parties that may hold some level of responsibility and apportion liability in a way that is accurate and fair.
Why you need a product liability lawyer
As mentioned above, a case for product liability can be somewhat complex. Not only is it difficult to clarify the liability picture, but there is a whole host of issues that are unique to defective product lawsuits. For the victims of these injuries, you are also very likely to be going against a well-funded and experienced legal team. A Compton product liability attorney will offer the best representation to meet the many challenges that come with this type of litigation.