Failures with Automotive Electric Systems
When a car’s electrical system fails, the driver may be unable to completely control the vehicle any longer. As result, these system failures can result in dangerous collisions that have the potential to cause severe injuries. Moreover, these incidents can also lead to fires and explosions that may seriously harm anyone in the vehicle at the time of the incident.
If you have been injured due to a faulty electrical system in your automobile, it is important to ensure that you understand your legal rights and options. You may be able to recover financial compensation for associated damages. Contact Jacksonville auto defect lawyer Donald Guthrie, P.A., at 904-296-1088 to discuss your case with a knowledgeable and experienced attorney.
Electrical Defects Causing Car Accidents
Many of the functions of modern automobiles are dependent upon the electrical system in order to provide power to important computers. When these devices and systems are disrupted by an electrical defect, the consequences can be rather grim.
If a defect causes problems with the electrical system, a motorist may encounter the following difficulties:
- Loss of power in the vehicle, causing the engine to shut down
- Loss of power steering
- Loss of power brakes
- Electrical fires
- Battery explosions
- Battery leaks, causing fires
Many of these problems can lead to extremely dangerous collisions. If a person is injured as a result of these incidents, they may be entitled to pursue financial compensation for medical bills, vehicle repairs, and other relevant damages.
If you have been hurt in an accident caused by an electrical system failure in your car, we can help. Contact Jacksonville car defect attorney Donald Guthrie, P.A., by calling 904-296-1088 today.