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Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit for Injuries from a Tire Blowout

Can I file a personal injury lawsuit for injuries from a tire blowout? This is a question that you may be asking if you received injuries from a tire blowout while driving your car.

You may have just purchased a new set of tires for your car. You feel like there is one less thing to worry about when driving.

Serious injuries


Then, the unthinkable happens. You have a blowout with one of those new tires while you are driving. To make matters worse, it results in you sustaining serious injuries from the accident that results from the tire blowout.

Now, the question that you have is, “Can I file a personal injury lawsuit for the tire blowout?”

The answer is, “Yes,” you can file a personal injury lawsuit for a tire blowout.

The central issue is, “Who will you file the personal injury lawsuit against for your tire blowout?”

Tire manufacturer


You may be able to file your personal injury lawsuit against the company who manufactured the tire. The key will be proving that the new tire was defective.

One thing that will help prove this is if there are instances of other people buying the same brand and model tire who are also injured in a car accident that was caused by a tire blowout. This will help because it is a strong indication that the tire manufacturer is producing defective tires.

It may be that your personal injury lawsuit should be made against the store that sold you the tire. Again, the key will be proving that the store knew the tire was defective. The store cannot be held liable and responsible for your tire blowout if the tire was not defective.

Prove defective


There are several things that can cause a tire blowout. Whether it is the company that manufactured the tire or the store that sold you the tire, in order to win your personal injury lawsuit, you will have to prove that your tire blowout was caused by your tire being defective.

Although it may not now be possible to do so, if you can get the tire that blew out, it may help to prove that the tire was defective. In fact, if you are able to obtain all of the pieces of rubber left from the tire, it may help experts prove that it was a defective tire.

Police reports


In addition, some police reports may indicate tire failure, but a police officer is probably not going to say in their report that it was a de-tread or a side tire blowout. Tire failure may be in a police report, but do not expect it to go any farther or be specific.

It cannot be overemphasized. In order to win your personal injury lawsuit for injuries resulting from a tire blowout, you must prove that the tire which blew out was defective. In order to do this, you will need a personal injury attorney on your side.

A personal injury attorney will fight to see that you receive all of the compensation you are entitled to for your injuries that resulted from a tire blowout.

Article written by James Shugart

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