Dangers of Electrical Defects in Your Car

02-24-2016

Dangers of Electrical Defects in Your Car

Many people in Charleston who notice electrical issues in their cars see them as a minor inconvenience, but electrical defects are extremely dangerous safety issues. Electrical defects may happen without warning, leaving you suddenly unable to control your car. When you consider the advanced computer technology common to modern vehicles, it becomes all too clear how electrical defects can lead to serious injuries in auto accidents.

If you have been injured due to an electrical defect in your car, we may be able to help you file for financial compensation. To discuss your full range of legal options as an injured motorist, contact our Charleston car accident lawyer at the Steinberg Law Firm today at 843-720-2800.

Serious Electrical Defects

The severity of electrical defects can vary dramatically. Some electrical issues can lead to annoyances and others can leave you unable to control a moving vehicle. Even minor electrical problems can cause serious injuries if the circumstances are right. Some common problems caused by electrical defects include:

  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Loss of power steering
  • Loss of power brakes
  • Loss of engine power
  • Computer failures
  • Gearbox failures
  • Short circuits
  • Electrical shock

If you have been in an accident or have suffered injuries as the result of a defective electrical system in your vehicle, we may be able to help you with an injury claim against the manufacturer. Contact our Charleston car accident lawyer at the Steinberg Law Firm by calling 843-720-2800 today for a free consultation to discuss your options.

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