Automotive Product Liability
If you are injured as a result of a defect from an automobile, then the car’s manufacturer may be liable for any injuries sustained. This is known as automotive products liability. Patterson Legal Group, LC ‘s Product Liability practice group may be able to help you.
Here are the most common types of cases involving automotive product liability:
- SUV Rollovers
- Roof Crush
- Defective Seatbelt and Restraint Systems
- Vehicle Structural Defects
- Defective Tires
- Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
If you have been injured in an accident as a result of a design or manufacturing defect, you may be able to sue the car’s manufacturer to compensate for the injuries you or a loved one have suffered.
Recovering Damages from the Manufacturer for my Accident
Suing car manufacturers for automotive product liability is similar to suing other kinds of manufacturer for product liability.
Automotive Product Liability Class Action Lawsuits
Many times when automobiles have a fundamental design flaw, it’s likely many people have injuries from accidents similar to yours.
Do I Need a Trial Attorney to Help Me with My Automotive Products Liability Case?
Automotive products liability is an incredibly complicated legal subject. Additionally, automotive product liability laws vary from state to state. An attorney can help you understand automotive products liability and how your state law will affect your case. An attorney would also know of any current class actions against car manufacturers like the one that caused you injury.