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Defective Truck Equipment Attorneys in Phoenix

If a Faulty Truck Part Caused Your Accident, We’re Here to Help

When a big rig is in an accident, people automatically blame the driver. While it is true that truckers are often at fault for truck accidents, there are some instances when they are not. Sometimes, the equipment on the truck is defective, and actually causes the accident.

Identifying defective truck equipment and taking on automotive manufacturers is never easy. If you were involved in an accident with a large truck, you should speak to a Phoenix car accident lawyer who can get you the compensation you may be entitled to. Call Breyer Law Offices, P.C., at (602) 297-1280 for a free consultation.

Product Liability Law in Arizona

When manufacturers release their products to the public, they have a responsibility to ensure that those products are safe to use. When they are not, anyone injured by those products can file a claim against the manufacturer for their injuries. The same is true for truck parts that are defective and cause an accident.

For example, a truck driver may slam on the brakes to avoid an accident. If the brakes are defective, and the truck does not stop as it should, the manufacturer is at least partially liable for the results of the accident – any injuries, property damage, or wrongful death.

How Is Liability Determined?

Determining liability for a truck with defective equipment is not always straightforward. While manufacturers have a responsibility to ensure their products are safe, the trucking company is responsible for regular maintenance to ensure the equipment works as it should.

That’s why you need a lawyer to determine who was truly responsible. Our team at Breyer Law Offices, P.C., may also find that both the trucking company and the manufacturer were to blame.

For example, if the trucking company knew there was something wrong with brakes that were still under warranty, but wanted to keep the truck on the road instead of in a shop for repair, the manufacturer could be held liable for selling a defective piece of equipment, while the trucking company could be held liable for allowing the truck to go out on the road.

Cases involving defective equipment become more complicated when trucking companies try to shift blame to the manufacturer. They will sometimes do this to avoid paying compensation to injured individuals, and it is not always fair or accurate.

Get the Help You Need Today

No matter what the cause, truck accidents result in severe and costly injuries. For this reason, it’s important to speak to an attorney as soon as possible after an accident. If you have been injured in a truck accident, call The Husband and Wife Law Team right away. We will determine the cause of the accident, help you file your claim, and represent you through the entire process. We will also speak to the trucking company, insurance companies, and manufacturing companies on your behalf to get you a fair settlement. Contact us today at (602) 267-1280 so we can begin reviewing your case!

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