At the law offices of Day, Shell & Liljenquist, one of our single most common types of personal injury case handled is the automobile accident. Car accidents make up a large percentage of personal injury claims around the country, with many cases where negligence or liability on the part of one driver leaves others seeking damages and compensation.

A related but different area that some drivers may have claims in: Defects in motor vehicles, whether we’re talking cars, trucks, SUVs or other options. If you or anyone you know is hurt due to manufacturing defects in a vehicle, you could have a product liability claim to file. Let’s go over the types of claims possible here, who the defendants will be, and how our attorneys will help if you’re in this position.

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Claim Types and Examples

There are a couple forms of defective vehicle claim types that might be applicable to your situation:

Possible Claim Defendants

There are a few different parties who may be named as the defendant in a defective vehicle lawsuit:

How We Can Help

If you’re unsure whether a defect with your vehicle may leave you with a claim against the manufacturer or a related party, call our offices right away. Our personal injury attorneys can assess your situation and inform you of your possible options.

For more on this, or to learn about any of our family law, estate planning or worker’s compensation law services, speak to the staff at the offices of Day, Shell & Liljenquist today.