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When Are Manufacturers Responsible for a Crash?

Imagine being in an accident, and when you speak with the other driver, you discover they did everything right? For instance, the other driver rear-ended you, but they told you they started slamming on their brakes hundreds of feet back.

Unfortunately, while many people will try to point fingers at each other in a crash, there are times when neither driver is at fault. Some manufacturers may be responsible for crashes. It’s crucial to recognize when manufacturers may be liable and how to prove liability.

Common Product Defects and Car Accidents

Unfortunately, an auto defect can cause some of the most devastating harm. Auto defects happen far too often, causing countless accidents yearly. Here are some of the common auto defects that can cause a significant crash:

  • Brake failure
  • Steering system impairments
  • Gas pedal or brake pedal failures

One of the more recent product defects involved in car accidents is defective airbags. While they haven’t caused crashes, they have resulted in significant injuries as shrapnel flies from the airbag and results in harm.

The Three Types of Manufacturing Defects

Proving a manufacturer is responsible for a crash means understanding the three types of defects:

  • Design defects
  • Manufacturing defects
  • Failure to warn

If you can show that the vehicle or part manufacturer was negligent and caused a crash. Getting help from a skilled legal professional can aid you in pursuing maximum compensation from the negligent party.

At Lowe Law Group, we’re committed to your rights. Our car accident attorneys will look to determine where negligence lies, build a strong case on your behalf, and go above and beyond to safeguard you throughout the entire process. When you suffer a severe injury, we’ll be on your side.

We offer free consultations to answer any questions you have and provide valuable information during this challenging time in your life.

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