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Defective Tires

Defective Tire Attorneys in Manassas

Handling Auto Product Liability Claims for Over 65 Years

When there’s a problem with a car’s tire, drivers and passengers could be at risk of serious injury or even death. The NHTSA reports that there are roughly 11,000 accidents caused by defective tires every year. These accidents lead to approximately 200 tragic and preventable deaths.

Did you suffer an injury after a defective tire on your car blew out? We encourage you to discuss the situation with our defective tire lawyers in Manassas. We can investigate your claim and determine if you are qualified to pursue compensation against the tire manufacturer.

Call Ashcraft & Gerel at (703) 457-9997 today.

The Hazards of a Defective Tire

When a tire blows out while the car is in motion, those tire pieces can wrap themselves around the car’s wheel and make it impossible for the driver to maintain control of the car. This often results in multi-vehicle crashes or leads to the driver veering off the road.

Defective tires tend to blow when the vehicle is moving at a high speed, which means that the driver and his/her passengers are at the maximum risk of suffering serious injuries.

Common Forms of Defective Tires

There are several ways a tire could be defective and render a vehicle unsafe.

Many defective tire injuries are caused by:

  • Poor tire construction
  • Design defects
  • Tire shredding
  • De-treading
  • Adhesion failures
  • Tread separation

Recent Tire Recalls

Recently, we have seen millions of tires recalled for deadly defects. Some of the world’s largest and most prominent manufacturers and tire companies have issued recalls, including Firestone, Michelin, Bridgestone, and Goodyear.

For example, Firestone recalled 14.4 million tires in 2000 due to a defective tread that peeled on certain models. The peeling tread caused high failure rates and led to fatal injuries. The frequency of tire recalls in America illustrates the prevalent and unacceptable lack of safety in many cars on our roads.

Call Ashcraft & Gerel If You Think You Have a Defective Tire Claim

If you are bearing the physical, financial, and emotional burdens of an injury caused by a defective tire, you do not need to bear them alone any longer. Let our defective tire attorneys in Manassas help you file a claim and pursue the compensation you deserve. Our firm is extremely knowledgeable of the complexities and nuances in auto product liability claims. We work closely with engineers, accident reconstructionists, and other experts to pinpoint the defect and prove liability.

For a free consultation, call us at (703) 457-9997 or contact us online today.

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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Why Choose Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP?

The Right Firm Makes a Difference
  • Compassionate Representation

    Our legal team understands what you are going through and is committed to defending your rights against powerful businesses and insurance carriers.

  • Committed to the Community

    Our advocacy extends beyond the courtroom through our extensive involvement in the community and support for positive change within our industry.

  • Fearless Advocacy When You Need It

    Our experienced legal team is not afraid to go to trial in order to maximize the recovery that our clients desperately need and rightfully deserve.

  • Respected within the Legal Field

    Our esteemed attorneys are highly regarded within the legal community and even command respect from adjustors and defense counsel.

  • At the Forefront of Major Litigation

    Our legal team has spearheaded litigation on behalf of injured clients in many high-profile cases, including major disasters, explosions and sexual abuse cases.

  • A Long Legacy of Successful Results

    Since its founding in 1953, Ashcraft & Gerel has obtained more than a billion dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients.