Chicago Automobile Defects Attorneys

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When you invest in a vehicle, you expect it to provide safe and reliable transportation. However, defects in automobiles can turn that expectation into a nightmare, posing serious risks to drivers, passengers, and even pedestrians.

If you’ve suffered injuries or damages due to an automobile defect, you deserve justice and compensation. At Stein & Shulman, LLC, our dedicated team of attorneys is committed to holding automakers accountable for defects that jeopardize public safety. We are here to help victims of automobile defects navigate the legal process and secure the compensation they rightfully deserve.

Contact Stein & Shulman today for help with your case.

Exploring Common Types of Automobile Defects

Automobile defects can pose significant risks to drivers, passengers, and pedestrians alike. These defects can manifest in various forms and affect different components of a vehicle, compromising its safety and reliability. Understanding these common types of automobile defects is crucial for safeguarding yourself and your loved ones on the road. Here are some of the most prevalent types:

  • Faulty Airbags: Defective airbags may fail to deploy during a collision or deploy unexpectedly, resulting in severe injuries such as lacerations, burns, or traumatic brain injuries.
  • Defective Seatbelts: Malfunctioning seatbelts may not properly restrain occupants in a crash, leading to ejection from the vehicle or more severe injuries upon impact.
  • Brake Failures: Defective brakes may malfunction, causing the vehicle to lose braking power or experience sudden, unintended acceleration, significantly increasing the risk of collisions.
  • Tire Blowouts: Defective tires may suffer from tread separation or blowouts, leading to loss of control of the vehicle and potential rollover accidents.
  • Fuel System Defects: Faulty fuel systems may result in leaks, fires, or explosions during a collision or impact, posing grave dangers to occupants and bystanders.
  • Electronic Control Module (ECM) Malfunctions: Defective ECMs may cause sudden engine stalling, loss of power steering, or unintended acceleration, leading to accidents and injuries.

Pursuing Compensation for Your Damages

If you’ve been harmed by an automobile defect, you may be entitled to compensation for various damages, including:

  • Medical Expenses: Covering the costs of medical treatment, surgeries, hospital stays, medications, and rehabilitation services.
  • Lost Wages: Reimbursement for income lost due to inability to work as a result of injuries sustained from the automobile defect.
  • Pain and Suffering: Compensation for physical pain, emotional distress, and diminished quality of life resulting from the accident and injuries.
  • Property Damage: Repair or replacement costs for damage to your vehicle or other property caused by the automobile defect.
  • Permanent Disability or Disfigurement: Compensation for long-term or permanent injuries that result in disabilities or disfigurement.
  • Wrongful Death: Compensation for the loss of a loved one due to fatal injuries caused by the automobile defect, including funeral and burial expenses, lost financial support, and loss of companionship.

Why Choose Stein & Shulman, LLC

  • Experience: Our attorneys have a proven track record of success in handling complex automobile defect cases. We possess the knowledge, resources, and skills to effectively litigate against major automakers and pursue maximum compensation for our clients.
  • Dedication: We are committed to providing personalized attention and compassionate representation to each client. We understand the challenges you may be facing and will guide you through the legal process with integrity and professionalism.
  • Results: Our firm has a history of obtaining significant verdicts and settlements for victims of automobile defects. We are relentless in our pursuit of justice and will not hesitate to take your case to trial if necessary to secure a favorable outcome.

Contact a Chicago Product Liability Lawyer

Have you or your loved one suffered an injury because of an automobile defect? If so, you may be entitled to compensation through a product liability lawsuit.

At Stein & Shulman, LLC, we understand how devastating injuries caused by automobile defects can be for our clients. Many of our clients struggle to cope with their injuries while trying to pay their mounting medical bills. We don’t charge our clients any fees until we win their product liability case. Contact our Chicago personal injury lawyers today to schedule your free consultation. Helping clients in Chicago & the surrounding areas including, Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County, Will County, McHenry County, and Kane County.