Kankakee Seat Belt Injury Lawyer
You use your vehicle almost every day, and you should be able to trust that it was built and manufactured safely. Unfortunately, sometimes manufacturers and engineers make mistakes that lead to unsafe equipment in vehicles. Thousands of people are injured every year in the United States because of mechanical defects like seat belt malfunctions. A seat belt is one of your first protections against injury in the event of a car accident, so when it has a defect you and your loved ones could be in danger.
If you or someone you love has been injured because of a mechanical defect or malfunction in a seat belt, you may be eligible for financial compensation to help offset the costs associated with treatment and recovery. Contact the experienced Kankakee seat belt injury lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C. today by calling (815) 929-9292.
Seat Belt Malfunctions/Defects
Particularly with children, seat belts are essential safety products, though adults can certainly be injured by a malfunctioning seat belt as well. Some of the most commonly reported seat belt malfunctions or mechanical defects include:
- Weak or faulty clasps
- Weak or faulty locking devices
- Inadequate strapping
- Loose strapping
Injuries caused by mechanical defects in seat belts can be very serious, especially is a seat belt is completely ineffective in preventing forward motion in the event of a car accident. Fortunately, you can take action against companies who manufactured faulty seat belts.
If you or a loved one has been injured because of a seat belt defect or malfunction, contact the experienced Kankakee seat belt injury lawyers at Spiros Law, P.C. today at (815) 929-9292.