A car fire is where a car essentially bursts into flames on its own without being intentionally set on fire. When they do occur, car fires are extremely dangerous. Car fires are often a result of fuel leaking from the gas tank of a car. Fuel-fed car fires can become very intense and can lead to parts of the car exploding. This kind of fire frequently causes serious injury or death to both drivers and passengers.
There are a number of reasons why a fuel-fed car fire occurs. They can be the result of wear and tear on the car or defective design by the manufacturer. More commonly, fuel-fed car fires are the result of an automobile accident. Since fuel-fed car fires are such a dangerous risk, automobile manufacturers must follow strict safety guidelines. If the manufacturer fails to follow these safety guidelines, then it opens itself up to automotive products liability.
Certain models of cars and certain types of automobiles are more susceptible to fuel-fed car fires. Some examples include:
If you have been involved in a fuel-fed car fire, you may have an automotive products liability case against the manufacturer. An experienced personal injury lawyer can advise you of your rights and remedies.
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