Unfortunately, a law student may be a recent victim of the faulty ignition switch. The 27-year-old graduate student was driving a 2006 Saturn when she crashed into a tractor-trailer. Although authorities noted the icy road conditions, her car had been recalled. In fact, the girl’s father claims that her official G.M. recall notice arrived several days after the crash. Unfortunately, she suffered fatal injuries.
An attorney that focuses on personal injury and product liability lawsuits knows that there may be more than meets the eye to this story. However, it may take a team of accident reconstruction experts to assemble that evidence in a way to satisfy a civil jury.
An attorney that focuses on personal injury and product liability lawsuits knows that resistance is often to be expected from insurance companies, manufacturers or other parties responding to a negligence theory of liability. Product liability lawyers help to safeguard consumer rights by filing lawsuits seeking to hold manufacturers responsible for their products. If a defective product has injured you, don’t hesitate to contact an attorney. An attorney can explain your rights and available options.
Source: The New York Times, “After a G.M. Recall, a Fiery Crash and a Payout,” Hilary Stout, Sept. 25, 2014