If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an auto accident that resulted from a tire failure, the existence of a tire recall could be indicative of a larger design defect or manufacturing defect. When coupled with a thorough examination of your damaged tire by an industry expert, this can help establish a stronger claim to compensation.
When a tire is recalled, it is because the manufacturer has determined that mistakes were made during the tire’s design and/or manufacturing process. Such failures can result in rapid tire wear, tire separation, and tire blowouts.
Among the leading reasons cited by manufacturers when issuing a tire recall are:
It is recommended that you check your tires for any wear, damage, or defects at least once every month. Additionally, you should always take a few minutes to check your tires before taking a road trip. Signs that a tire may be damaged or defective include:
Thomas J. Henry are leaders in the area of product liability litigation. Our Defective Drug and Products Division have extensive knowledge and resources in order to represent our clients efficiently and aggressively. We represent a multitude of people who are battling against manufacturers of defective tires and tire parts.
Your choice does matter. If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident caused by a defective or recalled tire, call Thomas J. Henry immediately. We represent clients/victims all over the country. We are available 24/7, nights and weekends.