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Defective Seatbelts


Defective SeatbeltsSeatbelts are supposed to help keep drivers and passengers safe in the event of a car accident. However, when seatbelts fail, serious injuries can occur. When seatbelts break during an accident, passengers or drivers can be thrown from the vehicle, suffer serious head injuries or be killed on impact. Unfortunately, seat belt latches often give out under pressure since they are often made from lower-quality materials.

While automobile manufacturers do understand that seatbelts can save lives, they often fail to properly test seatbelts in high-speed situations. As a result, belts can become unlatched during an accident; this is a seat belt failure. In addition, some seatbelts are not properly installed and can be too loose to prevent a driver or passenger from being thrown into the dashboard or windshield.

Rizio Lipinsky Heiting has extensive experience in personal injury law. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car accident because of a defective seat belt, you may be entitled to receive compensation. Medical bills, loss of income, pain and suffering are all potential claims. Do not speak with an insurance adjuster before contacting us for a free consultation. Remember, insurance adjusters are there to help protect the insurance company. At Rizio Lipinsky Heiting, we’ll review your case for a defective seat belt injury and help you get the compensation that you deserve.

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  • This article should only be used for informational purposes. It does not constitute legal advice, and it does not create an attorney-client relationship with anyone. If you need legal advice, please consult an attorney in your community.
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