Defective auto parts in trucks | The Law Offices of Tyler & Peery

| Nov 14, 2016 | Auto Defects |

Vehicles must always be in good shape so that unfortunate mishaps can be avoided. Automobile manufacturers try to ensure that the vehicles they manufacture are free of all internal and external flaws. If they are in any way careless and they ship the vehicle without ensuring that it’s safe, the manufacturer would have to suffer the consequences in the shape of a lawsuit.

Federal law requires that the set minimum standards must be fulfilled for all vehicles, trucks and cars alike. All the internal parts that are responsible for the safe operation of the truck must perform to the best of their ability. The manufacturer may conduct a vehicle recall if there is a suspicion that the truck has some defective auto parts. The law gives the manufacturer three options after a recall. Either they can fix the vehicle, replace it with a new one or refund the price of the vehicle.

Accidents can occur because of defective auto parts and people who are injured in these accidents have a right to file a complaint. If a truck crashes because of an internal fault, the manufacturer may be held liable for the damages.

Truck accidents are often catastrophic by nature. A major concern for personal injury victims is to finance the inevitable medical expenses after being injured in an accident. You might want to consider hiring an experienced attorney to help represent you. If your claim is successful, you may be able to successfully recoup expenses like medical expenses, lost wages and property damage.