Mechanical Errors Sabotage Driver Safety

Roughly 60,000 motor vehicle accidents are reported each year in Arkansas. While other drivers' errors — and distracted driving in particular — account for the majority of crashes, a large proportion of accidents stem from mechanical defects and related failures. This isn't so surprising; manufacturers and retailers often release autos with defective parts to the market. Likewise, mechanics and repairmen frequently fail to adequately identify and fix issues that they're tasked with addressing.

If an auto defect was to blame for your accident and subsequent catastrophic injury, you may be entitled to compensation to cover your medical bills, lost wages and related considerations. The lawyers at Mason Kelly & Collier can help you obtain it. Drawing on more than 75 years of combined experience, we know how to negotiate with insurers and their counsel and maximize the financial relief our clients receive.

How Common Are Auto Defects? And What Can Be Done?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, tire problems are a factor in nearly 10 percent of all crashes.* Defective engines, brakes and transmissions assume similar roles. As such, the party responsible for the breakdown ought to be held to account.

Yet identifying the responsible party can be difficult. It might be an auto manufacturer. It might be a small firm that makes specialized parts. It might be a mechanic who serviced your car. Pinpointing the culprit requires a great deal of knowledge and effort.

This is why our firm is uniquely suited to assist. We are adept at investigating serious accidents. When the situation requires it, we work with a range of forensicists and accident reconstructionists to establish an auto wreck's true cause. We have successfully handled numerous cases involving trucks, cars and motorcycles where a mechanical defect came into play. We have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients, and we can help you, too.

Reach Out To The I-40 Accident Attorneys For Legal Support

To schedule an appointment with one of our attorneys, call us at 800-261-7037 or fill out our online contact form. Initial consultations are always free, so we can assess your case and inform you of your options without being obliged to retain us.

*https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/811617