Today’s cars have many safety features and are well-equipped to handle a collision. The seat belt has long been included in vehicles for decades, and have typically been shown to keep passengers safe when worn. However, in car accidents were the seat belt malfunctions or otherwise fails, it may be an issue of a defective product or some other issue beyond anyone’s control.
We represent those who have been injured in a broad range of accidents and auto-related incidents. You may not even have been injured in an accident, but believe that the seat belt in the vehicle was defective and caused your accident, you have the right to protect yourself—call us today!
When the seat belt fails to perform as it should, it leaves you at a huge risk for an accident. For example, the seat belt may release from the latch prematurely or fail to hook properly. Trust that we have the necessary legal knowledge and resources to determine the cause of your accident and determine if the incident could have been prevented where the damage occurred.
Seat belts have been known to have the following risks:
- Lap seat belts have been known to lead to spinal injuries
- In some cases, seat belts could increase the risk of injury, rather than reduce it
- Diagonal belts and lap seat belts may also cause abdomen and rib injuries
An auto accident can occur without a moment’s notice, in a matter of seconds. However, those precious few seconds can change the course of someone’s future for an entire lifetime. Our Houston car accident lawyers take every possible step to ensure that you receive justice. We never stop fighting until we recover the compensation that you rightfully deserve.
Do not let your injuries from your car accident go unnoticed. Jerome Fjeld & Associates, PLLC is here to help you find compensation for the losses you have suffered and help you regain your foothold again. An accident is certainly a setback, but we can stop the hurt from growing worse.
Be sure to contact us to schedule your no-cost, no-obligation case consultation.