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Fuel Tank Explosions and Fires

Landover Fuel Tank Explosion Attorneys

Handling Car Part Liability Claims with Professionalism

A properly designed and manufactured gas tank should be constructed in a way that prevents it from combusting or exploding in the event of an accident. Unfortunately, corporate negligence and faulty auto part designs can turn fuel tanks into ticking time-bombs, subjecting vehicle passengers to serious harm when they are involved in an accident.

A company must be held liable for its failure to properly design and construct their fuel tanks when those mistakes lead to innocent consumers’ injuries. At Ashcraft & Gerel, we help the injured victims of defective fuel tanks pursue justice and seek compensation for the damages they have suffered.

To discuss your claim with our team, please call (301) 327-2104 today.

Recent Jeep Recall

When a car’s fuel tank is located behind the vehicle’s rear axle, passengers are particularly susceptible to fuel-fed fires in a crash. In recent years, many carmakers have announced recalls due to faulty gas tanks that have caused serious injury.

In 2013, Chrysler recalled 1.56 million Jeep SUVs with rear fuel tanks. The Jeep Liberty (model year 2002-2007) and the Jeep Grand Cherokee (model year 1993-1998) were recalled. Despite these recalls, defective Jeeps have caused ongoing harm and tragic deaths because of faulty fuel tanks.

Seeking Justice against Negligent Carmakers

The position of the fuel tank is not the only type of defect a manufacturer can be held liable for.

Carmakers may also be liable for:

  • Defective gas tank construction
  • Using flawed materials when building gas tanks
  • Failing to secure the tank properly or shield it effectively
  • Flawed gas lines

A manufacturer’s failure to properly create and install a safe fuel tank can cause serious damage and life-changing injuries. The victims of this kind of negligence have the right to seek justice and pursue a claim. We recommend working with a trusted and experienced attorney, like the Landover defective fuel tank attorneys on our team.

Choose the Firm You Can Count On

For over 65 years, Ashcraft & Gerel has secured multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for injured consumers. Our firm is one of the country’s preeminent law firms, known nationwide for our experience pursuing product liability claims and holding carmakers liable for their negligence.

For a free consultation with our Landover defective fuel tank attorneys, call (301) 327-2104.

Client Testimonials

Our Clients Come First. Always.
  • “We ended up with a settlement of way more than the nothing I would have gotten by giving up.”

    - Former Client
  • “Robert Samet and his team have been able to get me the medical treatment and rehabilitation that I needed, as well as a generous settlement for my injury.”

    - Chris K.
  • “After meeting with Alan Mensh I understood that it was not an open and shut case. Alan was confident that we had a strong case.”

    - Jerry C.

OVER $1 BILLION RECOVERED FOR OUR CLIENTS

And Counting
  • Pharmaceutical Negligence $46 Million
  • Brain Injury Due to Defective Medical Device $16 Million
  • Injuries Caused by Mining Disaster $11 Million
  • Injuries to Foster Child From Abuse - Gov’t Agency $10 Million
  • Injuries Due to Negligent Operation of Train $6.1 Million
  • Child Injured at Birth - Umbilical Cord Compression $5.4 Million
  • Injured by Defective Helmet & Negligent Track Employees $3.5 Million
  • Child Injured at Birth – Deprived of Oxygen $2.9 Million
  • Injured Forklift Operator $2.5 Million
  • Burns from Flammable Bathrobe $2 Million
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    Since its founding in 1953, Ashcraft & Gerel has obtained more than a billion dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients.