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Know Common Auto Defects and What to Do About Them in Missouri

The accident made no sense when it happened. You were driving carefully. You were not negligent, and neither was any other driver involved in the crash. Yet, you lost control of your vehicle, and you were seriously hurt in a Missouri car accident. Could it have been the car, and not you, that was at fault?

Five Common Auto Defects

Sometimes it is the car, and not the driver, who causes a crash. An auto manufacturer may create a defective vehicle that results in serious injuries. Some of the more common types of auto defects include:

  1. Seat belt failures
  2. Airbag problems (such as failure to deploy)
  3. Accidental acceleration
  4. Brake problems
  5. Vehicle rollovers / stability control problems

While these are common auto defects, they are not the only types of defects. An auto manufacturer may be responsible for the defect in a car if the manufacturer knew—or should have known—that there was a problem in the design of the car, the manufacturing of the car, or the warnings provided with the car that could lead to an accident and/or injury.

Call a Missouri Personal Injury Attorney if You’ve Been Hurt

If you have been hurt by a common auto defect, or an uncommon auto defect, then it is important to contact an experienced Missouri lawyer as soon as possible to learn more about your rights and your possible recovery. Please contact our lawyers today via this website or by calling (573) 240-8866 to schedule an initial consultation.