Crashworthiness means the resistance, or safety elements, a vehicle has after it has been involved in a car accident. Automobiles that cause injury after an accident are not crashworthy and can be defective. If this defect caused the accident or injury, then the automobile’s manufacturer needs to be held accountable.
According to the U.S. Department of Trans-portation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are 6.5 million auto accidents a year, 3 million of those causing injuries, and 40,000 of them fatal. Sadly, motor vehicle accidents cause a death every 15 minutes. Most at risk are the elderly or the new young drivers. The main causes of an injury incurred from inside the vehicle are from the steering wheel, instrument panel, doors, windshield, roof, and glove box.
Victims who have suffered serious injuries, or lost a loved one, because their vehicles were not properly designed to withstand the crash they were in, consult with The Killino Firm. They know that we will examine the vehicle and the accident to determine why their injuries were so severe, and will prosecute their cases so that they receive all of the compensation they are entitled to. We employ a team of attorneys, paralegals and investigators knowledgeable about vehicle design and manufacturing defects. We also understand that our clients have suffered serious, at times catastrophic injuries, and need a law office that will deal with the insurance companies and guide the clients and their families through the maze of medical care and treatment that they face.
Injuries caused by an automobile’s manufacturing defects can be extremely serious, sometimes ending in a wrongful death. At The Killino Firm, we recognize that these injuries often change our clients’ lives forever. As a result, we provide personalized and caring representation, while zealously fighting for our clients at every stage of their cases, including trial, if necessary.
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At The Killino Firm, we go the extra mile in every case. We treat every client and every case with the same intensity as we have the Chinese tire recall and Mattel toy class action. When something goes wrong, the lawyers and staff of The Killino Firm are prepared to investigate every aspect of the accident in order to discover not only what happened, but why. Using cutting edge technology, we evaluate every option until we determine who was responsible, and we then proceed aggressively so that our clients receive all of the compensation they are entitled to. That’s The Killino Firm Difference.
When you need a lawyer who will exhaustively investigate an automobile design or manufacturing defect case and make sure that every responsible party is held accountable, contact The Killino Firm, where Keeping America Safe is our primary goal. To speak with one of our attorneys, please fill out the form on this page, call us call toll free at 877-875-2927, or send our Injury Attorneys an email. We will respond promptly to your inquiry so that you can experience The Killino Firm Difference.
Please visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website.