Injuries sustained in an Orange County California automobile accident can be debilitating, or lethal. This is true even at lower speeds. A car accident that occurs at a low speed but can induce life threatening or deadly injuries is an explosion or car fire following the accident. You may very well be entitled to benefits and financial compensation from multiple sources in the event your car exploded or caught fire following the accident.
Car Accident Explosions and Fires
A very common cause of a car accident fire or exploding car accident in California is the vehicle being poorly designed. Metal, shrapnel or debris puncture can easily pierce the gas tank. If the gas tank is punctured in an auto accident the odds of a fire or explosion increase immensely. On some model automobiles the gas tank can be poorly situated and this design flaw can also end in a California defective auto design accident.
Injuries Sustained In A California Exploding Car Accident
Typical injuries in a car fire accident are injuries to the skin, membranes which lead to scarring and disfiguring injuries. There is the risk of being trapped in the car while the fire burns and possibly causes an explosion. These are the main variations in an exploding car accident compared to a more conventional automobile accident. As with any type of car crash a car fire accident can induce injuries such as broken bones, head injuries, back and neck injuries as well as accidental death.
Recovering Physically After the Accident
Burn injuries can take substantially longer to recover from compared to other types of injuries. Severe burn injuries can require multiple corrective surgeries, long term rehabilitation and life skills training. These alone can ruin you financially. Retaining an Orange County car accident explosion lawyer will ensure you get what you are entitled to for any compensable injuries.
Call a Defective Auto Design Attorney in Orange County California
In California you have 24 months (2 years) from the date of the accident to file your car accident claim. If you, a loved one or family member has been injured or had their life taken in an Orange County California car fire accident please call The Law Office of Nokes & Nokes at 949-716-7200. We will fight to protect your rights and get you the full, fair and just compensation for your injuries, medical expenses and lost income.You can also email us to schedule a free consultation.