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Common Motor Vehicle Defects

The automobiles that are being manufactured now are safer than those built at any point in the past. Carmakers work tirelessly to refine existing safety features or to develop new ones so that drivers can be confident of their safety. Unfortunately, the complexity of these vehicles increases the potential for defects or malfunctions to strike. Depending upon the nature of the defect or malfunction, a motorist may become involved in an accident or the effects of a collision may be worsened.

If you have been injured in a car accident that you believe may have been caused by an automobile manufacturer’s negligence, a closer look may be warranted. It may be possible to file a lawsuit seeking financial compensation for medical bills and other damages. Contact the Green Bay car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.

Potential Defects and Malfunctions

Some non-essential mechanisms, such as power window controls, may not cause anything more than a minor inconvenience when they fail to function properly. The compromised capacity of other parts of a vehicle, however, can lead to roadway disasters. Potentially dangerous defects and malfunctions include:

  • Brake-light burnout
  • Safety horn failure
  • Engine failure
  • Accelerator or brake malfunctions
  • Airbag malfunctions
  • Steering system failure

Auto manufacturers are expected to carefully design and test their vehicles to prevent malfunctions like these. When they fail to do so, the results can be disastrous for innocent consumers.

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Let us help you to determine whether a legal action may be appropriate in your case. It is important to hold negligent car manufacturers accountable for the consequences of their failures. Contact the Green Bay car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874.

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