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Common Automobile Defects

An automobile defect can generally be described as any automobile-related mechanical failure caused by poor design or manufacturing. These defects may involve something as large as an engine or as small as a single bolt, something as important as a steering wheel or as seemingly unimportant as a seat adjuster. If uncorrected, automobile defects can lead to serious, life-threatening accidents, and certain defects have caused widespread injury.

If you or someone you love has been injured or worse in a car accident caused by a defect, the Milwaukee car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, may be able to help. Contact us today by calling 800-242-2874.

Recognizing Common Car Defects

Automobile defects are incredibly varied, and something as seemingly innocuous as a malfunctioning window control or seat adjuster can cause serious injury. Some of the most serious auto defects include:

  • Malfunctioning steering
  • Axle and wheel defects
  • Seatbelt and airbag failures
  • Brake failure
  • Fuel tank problems
  • Engine malfunction
  • Accelerator malfunction

It is important to understand that an injury can stem from virtually any malfunctioning piece of equipment. Ultimately, it is the responsibility of the designer and manufacturer of the vehicle to provide a safe and working car.

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If you or someone you love has been injured or worse because of an auto defect, the Milwaukee car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, may be able to help you get the compensation you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Contact us today by calling 800-242-2874.

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