Indianapolis Seat Belt Injuries Attorneys
Since seat belts were introduced as a standard safety feature in automobiles, the number of serious injuries and fatalities due to motor vehicle accidents has declined substantially. While seat belts are undeniably an invaluable safety feature when they function correctly, they can become a serious hazard in the event of a malfunction or defect.
Nearly every year in the United States, major automobile manufacturers have to recall vehicle models due to seat belt defects and malfunctions. When seat belts are fail to perform as intended, serious injuries and even death can take place.
If you have sustained a serious injury due to a defective seat belt, contact the seat belt injury lawyers of Hankey Marks & Crider at (317) 634-8565.
When seat belts are either installed improperly or experience defects once in use, the results can be terrible for innocent vehicle passengers. Perhaps the greatest threat caused by malfunctioning seatbelts is that, in the event of an accident, the seat belt will be ineffective in preventing serious injuries.
Additionally, however, a malfunctioning seat belt can inflict injuries of its own, including:
- Broken bones
- Severe cuts and lacerations
- Facial injuries
- Internal damage, particularly abdominal injuries
- Spinal injuries
When malfunctioning seatbelts are installed in vehicles and subsequently cause serious injuries, the companies responsible for producing these defective products must be held responsible for the injuries they have caused. The seat belt injury attorneys of Hankey Marks & Crider will provide you with the representation you need for your injury lawsuit.
If you or someone you know has been injured by a defective or malfunctioning seat belt, contact the Indianapolis defective seat belt lawyers of Hankey Marks & Crider today at (317) 634-8565.