Defective Automobiles Can Cause Catastrophic Damage
Automotive defects are a special subset of product liability cases. Motor vehicles are machines that weigh thousands of pounds, and when they malfunction, they become dangerous, or even deadly. The stakes are high in these cases, and the technology is very sophisticated. If you were injured in an accident due to an auto defect, you need talented attorneys on your side.
Cathey & Strain, LLC, is a leader in the field of motor vehicle defect cases. We have recovered for clients across the country with catastrophic injuries and wrongful death cases due to defective vehicles. You can trust our decades of legal experience and our vast resources for building a sophisticated personal injury case and fight for the compensation you deserve.
How We Collect Evidence For Your Case
As with product liability cases in general, we must preserve the vehicle(s) at issue in an auto defect case in secure storage. We purchase the wrecked vehicle(s) and place them at a local storage facility where we store all our wrecked vehicles, with access to a lift, 3-D scanning, and on-site experts and consultants.
Destructive testing cannot be done on the vehicle or any component of the vehicle, including downloading the “black box,” without informing the auto manufacturer, and having a representative of that manufacturer and its lawyer present during these inspections. We understand the important aspects of gathering evidence in these cases. We always use proven, highly qualified experts to perform any testing.
We Take The Risk For You
We take product liability cases on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not collect attorney fees unless we recover for you. The costs to develop these cases is extremely high, and we advance all costs of the case, which can run anywhere from $200,000 up to a million dollars. Most of these costs relate to expert analyses by a multitude of experts from different fields and testing of exemplar vehicles. We take the risk because we know our track record for success. We have obtained multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts in a wide variety of auto defect cases.