Birmingham Tire Defects Attorneys
Automotive tire manufacturers need to be especially careful when testing and producing tires, as any malfunctions that occur on the road could lead to serious injuries for motorists. Tire defects can lead to catastrophic control problems for a driver, often causing a collision. Motorists injured in defective tire accidents may sustain severe injuries, calling for emergency medical care and potentially even long-term treatment or monitoring. These injury expenses can quickly become overwhelming.
While suffering from the repercussions of a car accident caused by tire defects can be frightening and painful, victims of such accidents often have the legal ability to pursue justice and compensation for their losses and injuries. To understand your legal rights and options in this serious situation, call our accident lawyers of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., today at 205-414-8160.
The Dangers of Tire Defects
Defective tires pose a grave risk for any motorist, as these malfunctions can suddenly and drastically impair their ability to safely stay in their lane or even on the road. The following safety issues may arise due to a tire defect:
- During a blowout, an immediate swerving change in direction
- Loss of control and braking power in the affected tire
- Danger to other motorists due to tire debris
These hazards not only endanger the motorist who experiences the defect, but can also threaten the wellbeing of nearby motorists. Those injured as a result of a tire defect may be eligible to file for compensation for their injury costs, including any wages they lost during treatment and recovery.
If you or someone you love has sustained an injury because of tire defects, you may not be the one responsible for covering these expenses. Find out how you can hold the manufacturer liable and how our attorneys of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., can fight for you today by calling 205-414-8160.