A defective product is a product sold with defects. Defective auto parts, in most cases, come from the manufacturer. Two other ways auto parts can become defective are from faulty marketing practices or misleading sales tactics.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission or CPSC is responsible for protecting the public from risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,00 types of consumer products. These products range from baby cribs and power tools to household chemicals.
A recent recall in an auto part was Strike Force™ Portable Air Compressors. According to CPSC, this portable air compressor was recalled due to fire and electrical fires.
Each automobile manufacturer may have different defective products you, the consumer, may not even know about.
Defective auto parts can include:
Automobiles manufacturers have the legal and ethical duty to make safe, crashworthy vehicles. It is your legal right to be protected against a defect in an automobile. When manufacturers fail in their duty, by making a product that does not protect you in an accident, you have the legal right to hold them liable in a court of law.
Our Oklahoma personal injury lawyers have years of experience handling defective product claims thought the state of Oklahoma. Please contact an Oklahoma defective product attorney at Atkins and Markoff to review your claim today.
- Automobile Recalls
- Defective Air Bags
- Defective Door Latches
- Defective Tires and Tread Separation
- Gas Tank Explosions
- Occupant Ejections
- Roof Crush Accidents
- Seat Back Failure
- Seatbelt Failure
- SUV Tires and Tread Separation