Consumers purchase products daily with the expectation that they are safe to use. However, hundreds of thousands of unsafe consumer products are made available to consumers each year.
Tire recalls are a great example. Even with all the testing and quality control measures, tires make it onto the market, causing deadly accidents due to tread separation tire defects.
You may have many questions if you or someone close to you has had a bad experience with an unsafe product. Keep reading for a quick overview of questions to ask a product defects lawyer in Orlando.
Meet with a Product Defects Lawyer in Orlando
Suppose you’re the victim of an accident caused by a faulty tire. In that case, you may have a claim against the tire manufacturer, distributor, or seller. You don’t have to prove who was at fault, just that the tire was faulty and caused the crash.
Our product defects attorneys will answer the most common questions about accidents caused by faulty tires.
Last year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration determined Goodyear tire recalls impacted more than 170,000 tires.
The announcement sparked numerous lawsuits. These lawsuits claimed that individuals were involved in accidents resulting in fatalities or injuries.
A defective tires lawyer will research whether a recall was issued for your tires. It’s also important to see if adequate notice was given to consumers about the recall.
Questions to Ask a Product Defect Lawyer
Several things, including design defects, manufacturing issues, or a lack of warning about tire issues, can cause a defective tire. It’s crucial that you speak with an attorney as quickly as possible for answers to your questions.
1. Who’s At Fault?
Under Florida’s product liability laws, you can sue a supplier, designer, distributor, or manufacturer for product defect injuries. You can also file a wrongful death lawsuit for a family member whose loved one was killed by a defective product.
2. What Damages Are Available?
When you’ve been hurt in an accident caused by a faulty tire, you can ask for compensation for your losses. In a tire defect case, you can expect economic or non-economic damages.
You and your family can file a lawsuit for damages to recoup:
- medical costs
- burial expenses
- lost wages
- pain and suffering
Personal injury lawsuits offer compensatory damages to help the plaintiff regain their financial and physical position before the accident.
3. How Will You Prove My Case?
In order to prove that the tire defect caused the injuries, we’ll look into the facts and details involved in your case. We’ll gather all the necessary documentation and put together a strong claim to submit to the insurance company.
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Our product defect lawyers in Orlando can help you decide if a lawsuit is warranted. We have experience in tire recalls and product defect cases.
Reach out to us today to discuss your claim and the best action plan. Newsome Melton is here to help you.