Car Defect Attorney in New York & New Jersey
Experienced Attorneys for Auto Defect Lawsuits
Vehicle owners have a reasonable expectation that their automobile will
run properly. In addition to this, there are laws in place that require
carmakers and manufacturers to ensure their products are safe, and to
recall products that have dangerous designs or defects. When problems
that are inherent with the car's system are exposed, whether while
driving under normal conditions or during an accident, the driver and
passengers inside are at risk of suffering severe injuries and even death.
If you were seriously injured in a vehicle accident and have reason to
believe that the injuries were the result of a safety defect, you may
have cause for legal action. The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP can help
you hold negligent car manufacturers accountable through a
product liability claim. Contact our New York product liability attorneys for a free case review
to learn more about your rights and options.
Begin filing an injury claim!
Free case evaluations
are available when you call (516) 714-5975.
Have You Suffered Injury Due to Vehicle Defects?
Not all crashes are the result of bad driving. In fact, negligence can
start long before a car hits the road, such as during the design and manufacturing
process. According to the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration
(NHTSA), more than 30,000 people died in car accidents in 2009. In 2014,
The Washington Post announced that
one in five cars produced that year had a defect, more than any previous year.
Some examples of defects in automobiles that can cause serious injury or
Steering Wheels & Brakes – Steering wheel and brake failures can cause drivers to lose control
of the vehicle, which may lead to devastating single or multi-car accidents.
Accelerators – An accelerator defect can cause the vehicle to speed up, even when
the driver applies the brakes or uses the emergency brake.
Tire Defects – Tire defects are among the most common types of manufacturing flaws.
Cracked or faulty defects can lead to tire blowouts, accidents, and serious injuries.
Airbag Defects – There are two types of airbag defects: airbags that deploy with
no cause and airbags that fail to deploy during accidents.
Seatbelt Failures – If a seatbelt fails to function properly during an accident, passengers
could suffer serious injuries or death.
Design defects – This can include defects in the car frame, door, glass, or overall
design of the vehicle parts.
System Failures – Failures of accident avoidance systems or the ignition can also
be the fault the manufacturer.
Defects in vehicles are able to occur at numerous stages of the design
process, from the creation stage to the manufacturing stage. When our
car defect lawyers in New York go to work for you, we will create a thorough
and detailed case. From examining police and witness reports to recreating
the scene of the accident, we will do everything in our power to obtain
all the evidence necessary to prove that the vehicle has a defect, and
that the defect caused you significant injury.
We Seek Maximum Compensation for Injury Victims
At The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP, our goal is to help you receive
the maximum amount of compensation that you deserve and return to normal
daily life as best as possible. We will guide you through the claims-filing
process so that you remain aware of the various options that are available
to you. You and your loved ones don't have to face this stressful
situation on your own.
Learn more about your rights when you speak to our dedicated legal team.