Tires are not only important for a vehicle’s motion; they are also an important safety feature. Well made tires provide the traction that a vehicle needs for a sudden stop or travel through potentially dangerous conditions. It is very important for all drivers to properly maintain their vehicles’ tires.
However, even when drivers take reasonable care of their tires, design or manufacturing defects can still place them in danger. If you or someone you love suffered injuries in an automobile accident caused by faulty tires, contact the Wisconsin auto defect lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.
Types of Defects
Tires consist of a rubber shell supported by metal cables and topped with a thick, rubber tread. Any of these parts of the tire may be the source of a defect. Common tire defects are:
- Broken cables within the tire
- Faults in the rubber
- Premature tread wear
Any of these defects may put tires at greater risk for a catastrophic blowout, which is a sudden deflation of the tire usually due to a puncture. Catastrophic blowouts may make drivers more prone to losing control of their vehicles and, as a result, causing auto accidents.
Unlike other automobile-related defects, tire defects are usually not the fault of the automobile’s manufacturer. If you or your loved ones suffered injuries in an accident cause by defective tires, contact the Wisconsin auto defect attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 to learn more about holding your tire’s manufacturer accountable.