Tire blowout accidents can be very dangerous when the driver loses total control of the vehicle. Tire blowouts are the type of auto accidents that can cause serious injuries and fatalities. We handle personal injury and wrongful death claims resulting from tire blowouts. Our experienced Atlanta personal injury attorneys aggressively represent clients to get them the maximum financial recovery for their injuries.
Causes of Tire Blowouts
The damage caused by a tire blowout can be devastating if the driver does not know how to properly operate the vehicle once the blowout occurs. Other factors that can exacerbate the damage and injuries caused by a tire blowout are the speed and size of the vehicle. If there is a tire blowout on an SUV or truck and the vehicle is traveling at a high speed, there is a probability the damage and injuries will be greater. Some of the causes of tire blowouts include:
- Defective tire design or other manufacturing issues
- Tire is worn down due to excessive use
- Tire is not properly inflated
- Hazardous road conditions
Personal Injuries in Tire Blowout Accidents
Tire blowouts may not only cause significant property damage, but they can also cause catastrophic injuries to other drivers and passengers on the road. Some of the injuries sustained in a tire blowout accident include:
- Brain trauma
- Broken bones
- Neck injuries
- Back injuries
Compensation in Tire Blowout Cases
Serious injuries tend to involve prolonged medical care and rehabilitation. The injuries may also inhibit the ability to work at full capacity or the ability to work at all. These types of financial issues are taken into consideration when determining the amount of damages that will be sought in the lawsuit and insurance claims. We perform our own investigation of the accident, collect evidence, and review all of the information regarding your medical condition in order to build a solid case.
Contact an Atlanta Tire Blowouts Attorney
Call us at 404.835.8080 to schedule a free consultation with our law firm if you were injured in a tire blowout accident. Alternatively, fill out the contact form on the website and a member of our legal staff will promptly contact you. We are here to look out for your welfare. We work hard to help you get the financial compensation you need.