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Posted on November 9, 2017 by

Tire Defect Causing Blow-Outs May Land Tire Makers in Court

Not all auto accidents are the result of neglect behind the wheel of a vehicle. Many of them are, but some could be the fault of companies who manufacture tires.

Blow-outs occur when tires fail, and cause drivers to lose control of their cars without notice. When you look at the remains, they can appear to be mangled. Unfortunately, this type of damage tends to occur all too often. As you might guess, it’s even worse when a blow-out happens to a commercial truck or tractor trailer. In cases like these, accidents are usually unavoidable, and they can even be fatal for anyone involved.

What Causes Tires to Fail?

There are a number of defects that could lead to a tire blow-out. Some of them include:

  • Normal wear and tear – tires that are worn out
  • Poor design/manufacturing of the tire
  • Workers who are overworked and through carelessness are producing defective products

No matter the reason behind tire failures, the resulting accidents are often tragic. Trucking companies and automobile owners need to be vigilant in ensuring that the vehicles they’re driving are safe to operate.

Contacting a St. Louis Car Accident Attorney if You’re in an Accident

If you’re in an accident because of a defective tire, a St. Louis car accident attorney can help you. We handle these types of cases all the time, and we know how to fight for proper compensation for you.