North Carolina Auto Defect Lawyer
Vehicles are designed to withstand the forces of a potential car crash. However, the safety features, such as seatbelts, airbags and other safety components are designed to reduce the harm caused by the impact to the occupants of the vehicle. When manufacturing and design defects in these safety features cause them to fail in a car accident, serious or even fatal injuries can result.
The accident litigation law firm of Nagle & Associates focuses on helping people throughout North Carolina recover full compensation when a serious or fatal car accident affects their family. Our extensive experience handling car accident litigation and our comprehensive knowledge of defective automobile liability laws makes our team an asset to have on your side in a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit. Contact us to learn more about how we can help.
Winston-Salem personal injury attorney Carl Nagle has solid experience in accident investigation and preparation for trial. When necessary, we utilize reputable experts to examine the vehicle to determine whether flaws in the vehicle's safety components or other motor vehicle defects contributed to the accident or to the extent of the injuries.
- Seatbelt failures: A properly functioning seatbelt restrains a passenger from ejecting and disperses the force of the impact throughout stronger points of the body. Seatbelt failures involving inertial unlatching or inadvertent release of the buckle, door-mounted shoulder belts that fail when the door comes off the vehicle, shoulder belts that fail to lock in a crash and other seatbelt failures can lead to serious injuries and wrongful death.
- Airbag failures: An effective airbag deployment keeps a driver from suffering head injuries from violently crashing into the steering wheel or keeps a passenger from crashing into the windshield or dashboard. An airbag that deploys too late can slam into a victim's face before fully inflating, an airbag that deploys too early can start to deflate before it serves its purpose. Airbag defects can lead to serious eye injuries, facial injuries and even death.
When recovering from the aftermath of a serious car accident or grieving the loss of a family member in a fatal accident, an experienced attorney can provide peace of mind that your interests are being protected. If we suspect a seatbelt failure, defective airbag or other auto defect was a concern in the accident or injuries, we initiate a full-scale investigation of the accident scene and vehicle to obtain the answers you deserve.
Contact us at one of our seven North Carolina office locations to schedule your FREE initial consultation.