On Sunday, October 11th, two separate fatal vehicle crashes were reported to have taken place in Bakersfield. The first accident was a hit-and-run in East Bakersfield, in the vicinity of Mount Vernon Avenue and Monterey Street. The victim was identified to be a 70-year-old man, who died when the driver of a sedan struck him while he was crossing the street. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The second accident was a single-vehicle accident, occurring on Highway 99, near Avenue 44. A 1999 Lexus RX300 SUV was overturned due to unknown reasons. One person, a male driver, was occupying the vehicle. He was thrown out of the vehicle when the SUV overturned. He had fatal injuries and died at the scene.
How Do You File A Claim Against A Car Manufacturer for Product Liability?
Although you might have heard often of personal injury claims, you might not have heard about product liability claims in car accidents as often. This is even though defective components in certain vehicles can affect millions of units that are already traveling on the road. Thus, if you think that your vehicle was defective in some ways, you need to consider pursuing a product liability claim – which can go directly to the car manufacturer, or the car dealership where you bought your vehicle. If you think that vehicle defect was the cause of your automobile accident, you can call us at (800) 310-1606 for a free initial consultation regarding your case.
Source: Bakersfield Now