You get hurt in a car accident. It’s not your fault. So who’s responsible? The other driver? The car manufacturer? Someone else?
Car manufacturers make amazingly safe vehicles an overwhelming majority of the time.
But, they’re prone to doing things wrong from time-to-time.
For example, Takata had a huge airbag recall because their airbags would explode and shoot metal shards all over the interior of cars. 15 people died in the US, while 250 were injured.
And Takata? It eventually went bankrupt.
This was not only the largest defective product liability issue in automotive history… it was the largest product liability issue for any product. Ever.
It ended up affecting around 37 million cars and 50 million airbags.
They had to take responsibility for their faulty manufacturing. But when does an auto manufacturer have legal liability for their actions… and when don’t they?
Let’s clear up the issue:
Negligence Isn’t Necessary…
As long as a car manufacturer’s actions led to […]