The United States Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards has a set of regulations that all automobile manufacturers must meet in order to ensure the safety of their cars. Under Title 49 of the United States Code, Chapter 301, all cars must be equipped with at least a standard set of minimum safety performance requirements. If you have been involved in an accident because of a failed safety instrument or other part of your vehicle, you may be eligible to receive compensation. To find out if you’re eligible, contact a New York City injury attorney at our firm today.
Common car defects that can affect the safety and performance of your vehicle can include brake failures, acceleration problems, steering wheel locks, seatbelt issues, faulty airbags, tire defects, wiring or other electronic problems. These defect issues may result in a single or multi-vehicle accident which can lead to debilitating injuries, excessive costs to repair your vehicle and the struggle of dealing with insurance claims to receive compensation. If the integrity and safety of your vehicle fails and you are involved in a collision, it is important that you contact a car accident attorney as soon as possible.
In order to prevent accidents and injuries, automobile manufacturers are legally required to ensure their vehicles meet various government safety standards. When a manufacturer breaches their duty in this area, they can be held liable for damages. If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident, our firm can investigate the incident to determine if a manufacturer’s negligence was the cause.
This includes looking for any car defects that may have caused the accident, including problems with:
A personal injury claim can be filed against the manufacturer of a defective vehicle to help cover injury-related costs such as hospitalization, medical expenses, rehabilitation and home care. You may also be eligible to receive benefits for lost wages, pain, suffering, emotional trauma and property damage. A reliable personal injury lawyer can explain the process for filing a personal injury claim and the types of benefits you can expect to receive. When you are pursuing injury compensation, having a skilled lawyer by your side can be extremely advantages and improve your chances of a favorable settlement.
Are you facing lost wages, pain, suffering, damages and repairs to your car? If so, it is important that you contact a skilled and reliable auto accident lawyer from our firm as soon as possible. There are times when companies put recalls out for products or entire vehicles because of defective parts and pieces and manufacturers will sometimes try to settle outside of a court. Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C., will fight hard for your case and your compensation. If we are unable to settle outside of court, we will go to trial for you. Now is the time to act, do not spend another moment hesitating. You deserve compensation for your injuries, contact our firm today.