New Jersey Tire Defect Lawyers
Tire manufacturers have an obligation to its consumers to produce only safe products that will not place you at risk of being injured or killed. Leading tire manufacturers often find themselves having to issue recalls after their tires prove unsafe or hazardous to drivers. In July of 2013, Michelin alone was forced to recall 100,000 of its tires that were not up to industry standards.
Tire failures occur thousands of times yearly, causing destruction of property, devastating injuries, and even death. Each year thousands of individuals are injured or even killed because of defective tires, blow outs, tread separation, and/or poor tire construction. Sudden tire failure is particularly dangerous in vehicles with a high center of gravity, such as trucks, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), and 15 passenger vans, which are more prone to topple, creating a greater risk of injury or death. If a tire company fails in this duty and you are injured, you have the right to pursue a claim against the tire company for the injuries you have suffered.
Causes of Tire Defects:
• Tread Separation
• Aging Tires
• Valve Stem Defects
Tire manufacturers are some of the largest corporations in the world and will go to great extent to preserve their profits. There have even been claims that tire manufacturers will pay private investigators to visit accident locations and remove critical evidence and tire remnants before trial.
If you or a friend suffered injury or death in a motor vehicle accident as a result of a faulty or defective tire, contact an attorney at the New Jersey law firm of O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble. You can simply Contact us online or call 1-908-928-9200 or 1-800-586-5817 for a free no obligation consultation. We will help you fight against powerful insurance companies and tire manufacturers to obtain the compensation you deserve.