Injuries Caused by Recalled Auto Parts in Altoona
Secure Legal Representation from an Altoona Product Liability Lawyer
Modern automotive technology has made large strides in making cars safer,
more convenient, and easier to operate. However, this technology is not
perfect and the engineering complexities in new vehicles have created
more opportunities for parts and features to fail. When this happens,
there is a potential for serious injury, making the car unsafe to drive.
If you have been injured by a defective auto part, you could be eligible
to receive substantial compensation. The team of skilled attorneys at
Goldstein, Heslop, Steele, Clapper, Oswalt, & Smith have assisted residents of central Pennsylvania with a wide variety of
injuries, including those caused by defective auto parts. Our Altoona
product liability attorneys place the needs of our clients first, and
use all of the evidence in their case to fight for the best possible compensation
on their behalf. We understand the stresses our clients are facing, and
for over 100 years our firm has placed their best interests first in every
case we take.
Call Goldstein, Heslop, Steele, Clapper, Oswalt & Smith today by dialing
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Commonly Recalled Auto Parts
There’s no doubting that modern cars are exponentially safer, easier
to operate, and more convenient today than they were even as little as
10 years ago. However these advancements have also created more of an
opportunity for the part to fail in certain cases, resulting in a car
that is extremely dangerous to both its driver and those on the road with it.
Some car parts that are commonly recalled include:
- Seatbelt mechanisms
- Steering hardware
- Brake systems
- Transmission parts
- Gear selectors
Parts can be recalled for a variety of reasons beyond just a potential
defect: a feature that is confusing or difficult to operate while driving
may also be grounds for a recall. It is important that car features are
simple and intuitive to use, otherwise driving while distracted by that
particular feature could result in a crash and injuries.
If you think you might have a case where a defective or poorly-designed
auto part might be at fault,
contact Goldstein, Heslop, Steele, Clapper, Oswalt, & Smith and speak with our renowned team today.