Defective Glass Lawsuits
Every new vehicle on the roadway contains tempered glass windows. So this includes the windshield and back window. Also, it should be, in sunroof windows. Homes, on the other hand, are not always equipped with safety glass. When a vehicle wreck occurs, glass windows can shatter.
If not tempered, severe laceration injuries can happen to the vehicle driver and passengers. Worse still, it can produce an opening where a person can get ejected from the vehicle.
In older homes, sharp glass shards or windows not made with laminates can sever muscles. Dying from cutting the main artery is a real possibility. Small kids, in particular, do not know how to tie off an artery. So shards can cause death or leave ghastly scars.
Either way, Ehline Law has the resolve to after landlords. So if they have violated safety and building codes, they are in our sights. Furthermore, we take on manufacturers of vehicles with faulty or defective glass. So we have a proven background. Furthermore, we have a record of earning millions of dollars for personal injury victims. So let us know about your case before you speak to anyone. Table of Contents:
- Windshields must be constructed to be a safe product
- Lacerations from high and low-speed vehicle ejections
- Residential and commercial structures
- Hiring a legal representative to sue
Windshields Must Be Built Safe.
There are requirements for manufacturers that make windshields for motor vehicles. So this glass is usually made of laminated glass. Typically, this has two layers of tempered glass sandwiched with an inner plastic layer. This unique glass should get manufactured in ways that help hold the tempered glass together in a crash. If so, it prevents lacerations. Also, it can stop drivers or passengers getting ejected from the vehicle. Some luxury vehicles may not possess this type of glass that will not shatter.
When a laceration injury takes place, it can happen during an ejection during an auto accident. It can also occur when a child runs into a sliding glass door. But the Ehline Law Firm has the experience of handling many cases like this. Also, we hire the best experts to investigate if the injuries got caused due to a glass defect. After all, it could be some other mechanism of harm. So you must hire a jurist who possesses the skill needed to prepare a claim against glass manufacturers and others. Next, they work to recover the best possible settlement.
Houses sometimes have grandfather provisions allowing old shower doors that are unsafe. So they can remain in rented or sold homes. Also, old exterior windows may go un-replaced. But there are many situations in which the structure owner can still get held liable. A grandfather clause does not protect a property owner from negligence. Building codes are a floor and not a ceiling. And if a child or adult gets hurt despite such a grandfather provision, landlords lose in court often.
More often the case is that a bad product gets delivered to the market in a window or window pane. But it was not up to modern safety standards, and a person got injured. Each jurisdiction has regulations. Ehline Law specializes in discovering this information. And this is just one way we go about getting that big money defendant on the hook. So we can then make them pay for their sin of placing profits over people.
We have seen how the wrong kind of glass can kill or injure. Also, we have seen how it is common in structures and motor vehicles to get injured. Furthermore, we have read how attorneys hold manufacturers and others liable to pay for your injuries. So if you suffered an injury from defective safety glass, contact Ehline Law Firm. Call now: (888) 400-9721.