Millions of car accidents occur every year, ranging from minor fender benders to more serious accidents that have the potential to result in serious injuries and property damage. Accidents that are caused because of someone else’s negligent act or omission entitle victims to recover for their losses from the person or party that caused their losses. Among the parties that could potentially be responsible for a car accident include car and car part manufacturers. Claims against manufacturers can be highly contested, and sometimes a victim may be able to join already pending class action litigation regarding the same issue as the one that caused their accident. Consequently, it is important that car accident victims ensure that they explore all of their possible options by discussing their case with an experienced Peachtree City auto accident attorney.
Common Mechanical Failures
Modern cars are trucks are extremely complicated vehicles with thousands of parts that have the potential to fail. Some of the more common kinds of failures that lead to accidents include:
Cruise control systems
Anti-lock brake systems
Headlamps and turning signals
The injuries that people can sustain in accidents caused by mechanical failures can leave them with significant medical expenses and the inability to work. Fortunately, these and other non-economic losses may be recoverable through a Georgia personal injury lawsuit. An attorney will be able to evaluate case and let you know as to whether he or she believes that you have a legal claim to pursue.
Contact a Peachtree City personal injury attorney for a free consultation
If you have been involved in an accident that you believe may have been the result of a mechanical failure, you may be entitled to significant compensation. To schedule a free consultation with one of our Peachtree City auto accident lawyers, call Shane Smith Law today at (770) 487-8999.