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Seat Belt Defect FAQs


Who should pay for the costs of my defective seatbelt related accident?

The person responsible for the seatbelt defect may be held financially liable for a significant part of your injury related costs. It could be the responsibility of the designer if they created a seat belt that has inherent design flaws or the manufacturer if they failed to use proper materials when building your car.

Regardless of who is responsible, you should speak with an experienced Madison seat belt defects attorney of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. when you have suffered devastating repercussions due to a defective seat belt. Contact us by calling 800-242-2874 to find out how we may be able to help you.

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What constitutes a seat belt defect?

A seat belt defect is a fundamental error or malfunction in a seat belt that prevents it from performing the proper functions for which it was designed. Examples of seat belt defects that may cause serious injury include improperly fitted seat belts (whether too tight or too loose), retractor failure, poor latching capabilities, and inadequate materials.

These types of seat belt defects may have caused you debilitating physical injuries, traumatic emotional damage, costly repairs, medical bills, and more. For this reason, you should contact the Madison seat belt defect attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. to discuss how we may be able to help you get compensation for your undue suffering.

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When I have been injured by a defective seat belt, what can I be compensated for?

If a defective seat belt has caused you to suffer an accident or additional injuries following an accident, you may be able to pursue compensation from the responsible party. In these cases you may be able to obtain compensation for any medical bills, including surgery and rehabilitation, vehicle repair, emotional trauma, and loss of wages, among other things.

Do not hesitate to contact the Madison seat belt defects lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 to discuss your case and whether or not you are eligible to take legal action against the responsible party.

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Share Your Story with Us

If you or a loved one have been injured by a defective seat belt, please contact the Madison personal injury lawyers today for help. Call us at 800-242-2874 to discover more about your legal options.

Learn more about your rights regarding defective seat belts on our seat belt defects practice area page.