Thousands of people are seriously injured or killed as the result of automobile accidents every year. However, many injuries and deaths are not caused by accidents, but rather a defect in the vehicle. Even though manufacturers are constantly adding and updating safety features, automotive design or manufacturing defects lead to tragedies that could have been prevented. These types of cases have nuances that require assistance from leading experts in the industry.
Examples of auto defects include:
- Door failure
- Fuel system failure
- Inadequate side-impact protection
- Roof crush
- Seat belt defect or failure
- Tire blowouts