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Tire Defects, Explosions and Tread Belt Separations Throughout the United States

Tire defects, explosions, tread belt separations and other unfortunate tire-related events can have devastating consequences to all motorists, persons on or about the roads and highways. The car accident attorneys at the Chicago law firm of Steinberg, Burtker & Grossman have extensive experience in handling complex personal injury, wrongful death and products liability litigation arising from these situations.

Tread Belt Separations

Defective tires cause thousands of traffic accidents every year. These accidents often result in serious injuries or even death. There have been many high-profile tire recalls in the past few years; highlighting the severity of this problem. These recalls included both domestic and Chinese manufactured tires for automobiles, trucks and SUV's. Tread separation is the single largest reason for recalls, including the well publicized Bridgestone/Firestone tires. It is caused by tire tread separating from the tire casing due to a design or manufacturing defect. This tread separation may cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle, resulting in collisions, roll over, severe injuries or death for the occupants through no fault of the driver.

Tire Blowout

In addition to tread separation, design or manufacturing defects can also cause tires to blow out without any cause. Blowouts are described as a tire coming apart rapidly, with resulting sudden loss of air pressure.

Tire Defects, Explosions and Tread Belt Separation Attorneys

Victims and their families often do not know where to turn for compensation. Employers shirk their responsibility. Manufacturers' may often be on the other side of the globe and most attorneys lack the knowledge, experience and financial resources to prosecute these types of cases.

At Steinberg, Burtker & Grossman we have long focused on complex field of tire litigation. In a recent case involving the explosion of a tire, attorney Rick Grossman recovered over $8,300,000. on behalf of a severely injured tire serviceman. We have the training, knowledge, experience and resources to win these difficult cases.

Pursuing the Compensation You Deserve

Working with engineering experts in tire failure analysis he has successfully pursued damages from:

  • Tire manufacturers attempting to save money by constructing tires without the use of appropriate nylon (or other synthetic cap plies) or utilizing thin air chamber inner liners. The resulting heat buildup can lead to tire belt separations, rollover accidents with tragic consequences.
  • Manufacturers located world-wide who failed to provide sufficient training, warnings and specification to identify when the tire will fail.
  • Employers who failed to provide adequate training and proper safety measures to prevent injuries related to working damaged tires

Nothing can make up for the loss of your loved ones or your serious injury. However, the tire manufacturers and your employer should be held accountable for their part in your suffering. Our experienced Chicago car accident lawyers can advocate for your interests.

Begin Your Tire Defect Case as Quickly as Possible

Evidence is an important part of wheel and tire litigation. We need it to answer important questions such as:

  • What caused the explosion?
  • Was tread belt separation the culprit?

Preserving the evidence from alteration or destruction can be the difference between winning and losing your case.

The longer you wait to begin your case, the more likely it is that important evidence will be altered or destroyed. As your Chicago injury attorneys, we will put all of our years of experience and resources to work fighting for the compensation you deserve

Tire Cases are Handled on a Contingency Basis

We have the resources to invest in your case. We will not ask you for any payment unless we are successful in getting you compensation in your defective tire case.

Contact Our Car Accident Lawyers in Chicago Today

Tell us about your defective tire case. Our lawyers will tell you how we can help. Contact our personal injury law firm toll-free at (312) 401-4445 for a free consultation

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About the Firm Chicago Illinois Personal Injury Lawyers

http://www.rickgrossman.com 866-942-8024 The attorneys at Steinberg, Burtker & Grossman practice exclusively in the area of personal injury litigation. For representation, contact the firm today in Chicago, Illinois.

Representative Cases

  • $8.3 Million to a tire serviceman who suffered brain damage and quadraparesis as a result of the explosion of a defective multi-piece rim.
  • $4.0 Million to the estate of a man who died after knee replacement surgery at Evanston Hospital.
  • $3.1 Million to the estate of a woman who died post child birth at the University of Chicago Hospital.
  • $2.2 Million to the estate of a woman that was killed in a roll over vehicle accident on the Kennedy Expressway.
  • $2.1 Million to the estate of a over medicated man who died at Rush University Medical Center.
  • $2.0 Million to a tuck pointer who fell from scaffolding.
  • $1.0 Million to the estate of an elderly woman who fell from her bed at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
  • $1.0 Million to the estate of a woman killed by a City of Chicago fireman.
  • $1.0 Million to the estate of a single woman killed in an airplane crash.
  • $1.0 Million to the estate of a man who died in Loyola Hospital as a result of the mechanical failure of a respirator.
  • $1.0 Million for the death of a baby from delayed treatment at Roseland Community Hospital.
  • $800,000 to a man from undiagnosed carpel tunnel syndrome at Rush University Medical Center.
  • $750,000 to motorcyclist who sustained severe injuries to his leg when struck by a motor vehicle.

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