Why are Mazda 3’s fire lawsuits happening?
Lawyers are alleging that Mazda negligently designed the Mazda3. According to Law360, lawyers believe that Mazda3’s fuel tank was designed unguarded from a sharp metal muffler. In an accident, the lawyers believe that the Mazda3’s fuel tank can be punctured by the muffler, which leads to fire in the vehicle.
Who is liable for Mazda 3 fire injuries?
When companies produce defective products that injure people, they can be held liable. If your Mazda3 is defective, Mazda, the manufacturer, may be responsible. Plaintiffs from previous lawsuits claim that Mazda should have know the design was defective. Some lawyers believe the Mazda3 is unreasonably dangerous and defective in its design.
What compensation is available from Mazda 3 fire lawsuits?
People that have been injured by Mazda3 fires may be eligible for compensation from the manufacturer. There may be money for past medical bills. Victims of Mazda3 fire injuries may also be able to receive compensation for future medical bills as well. Some Mazda3 victims may be able to recover money for pain and suffering from their injuries. If you lost work from a Mazda3 fire injury, there could be compensation for lost wages from time missed at work. If your family lost a loved one from a Mazda3 fire injury, your family could receive money for losing that loved one from a defective product.
Has there been a recall of Mazda 3’s?
At this point there has not been a recall of Mazda3’s. If the Mazda3 is in fact defective, our lawyers feel that Mazda should issue a recall to fix the muffler and fuel tank. If Mazda were to recall their cars, it could cost the company lots of money. Fuel tanks and mufflers are expensive parts of vehicles and companies are often hesitant to spend money on recalls. Instead, often they just pay settlements to injured people.
Are there previous settlements against Mazda?
$9.9 Million Settlement: An Alabama jury has awarded previous plaintiffs $9.9 million in a lawsuit against Mazda which resulted in the death of a 15 year-old girl. According to Automotive News, Mazda is considering appealing the jury’s decision.
Should I contact a Mazda 3 fire attorney?
If someone you love has been seriously injured in a Mazda3 crash that resulted in fire, we highly suggest you contact our defective product lawyers soon. You only have a limited amount of time to file a Mazda3 fire lawsuit after an injury has occurred. When companies produce and sell defective products, they should be held liable. Everyday, innocent people hire lawyers to fight major corporations and they win.
Can I afford a Mazda 3 fire lawyer?
Woods & Woods only charges if you win your Mazda3 fire lawsuit. When we win your Mazda3 fire lawsuit, our fee is a percentage of the settlement and case expenses. If we lose your Mazda3 fire lawsuit, you owe us nothing. Woods & Woods never bills clients by the hour and never charges for phone calls. We will not ask for money upfront.
Why call Woods & Woods product liability lawyers?
Since 1985, Woods & Woods has aggressively represented injured people against major corporations. We have successfully represented thousands of injured people and their families. Our defective product lawyers fight hard for our clients and get them the money they deserve after an injury. We offer free legal consultations to anyone with legal questions. If you want to explore your legal options, please contact us and see how we can help.