The stresses of driving are many, but seldom are drivers preoccupied with the idea of their car catching fire. While the National Fire Protection Association reports that 75% of vehicle fires are caused by malfunction or mechanical defect, fires caused as a result of accidents cause nearly 60% of vehicle deaths. These statistics show the very real danger that car fire poses to drivers and passengers.
When a car accident causes a fire, there are many reasons this could have happened. If you or someone you love has been injured in such an accident, it is essential that you seek justice with the help of a dedicated Des Moines car defect lawyer. At the law offices of , we are prepared to help. Contact us by calling 877-327-2600 today.
Car Fire Injuries
The automobile is really a wonder of design. The engine and its parts must all be made and arranged to withstand significant heat. The problem with such precision is the fact that even minor errors or disruptions can create the risk of the engine catching fire. There is danger of the following occurring in the event of a defect which leads to a fire:
- Burns to all parts of the body (1st, 2nd, and 3rd Degree)
There are many parts under the hood of a car that can catch fire, including oil, gas, hoses, batteries, even coolant. In addition, there are just as many dangerous sources of heat, such as exhaust systems, spark plugs, and electrical wires.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car fire that resulted from an automobile accident, you need a Des Moines car accident attorney to assist in seeking the compensation you deserve. Contact , at 877-327-2600 for a free consultation today.