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North Miami Beach Bald Tires / Tire Blowout

Tire blowouts in North Miami Beach and other Florida communities are always serious, but when they involve a tractor trailer or other commercial truck the effects can be devastating. When a big rig or large truck loses control due to a tire issue, chain reaction accidents and catastrophic injury are not uncommon.

If you are loved one has been in a serious truck accident, it is crucial to speak to a personal injury attorney without delay. A personal injury attorney can step in immediately in order to preserve your rights and in order to secure evidence. An attorney can help inform you of your rights and your legal options for compensation and can help you pursue the fairest compensation possible in your case. If you would like to speak to a personal injury today with no cost and no obligation, contact Flaxman Law Group to arrange a free consultation with a member of our legal firm.

What Chain of Events Leads to Tire-Related Truck Accidents in North Miami Beach and Other Communities?

Tire blowouts and other tire issues can cause many traffic collisions. Tire problems can result from a variety of problems, but the most common reasons for tire related accidents include:

  • Lack of inspection
  • Allowing tires to loose tread or become bald
  • Under-inflation or over-inflation
  • Poor maintenance
  • Tire manufacturing defects
  • Failure to correctly align tires
  • Failure to properly install tires
  • Overloaded or heavy trucks
  • Excessive heat
Why Underinflated or Overinflated Tires Can Cause Tire Blowouts and Other Truck Tire Issues

A very common cause of tire related traffic collisions has to do with the proper inflation of tires. When truck tires are underinflated, the sidewalls of the tire are pushed beyond their speed limit. This means that they can become very hot, especially if the truck is also exceeding safe weight limits. These tires can then explode while the vehicle is moving. Underinflated tires also do not grip the road correctly, which can lead the driver to lose control and cause a collision. Overinflated tires, on the other hand, can disintegrate more quickly and then lead to tire blowouts.

Who is Liable for My Truck Collision?

When truck tires are not correctly inspected or maintained, there may be multiple liable parties. The driver can be held liable for fatalities or injuries that occur in a tire related truck accident if they failed to inspect tires correctly, failed to keep a log of their visual inspections, or failed to report tire problems. The motor carrier can be held liable if they failed to maintain a proper maintenance schedule for their trucks. The tire manufacturing company may be pursued in a product liability claim in North Miami Beach or Florida if the tires had a manufacturing defect that led to an accident. If tire maintenance was outsourced to a third party or other company, the mechanics can also be held liable if they did not correctly install and maintain tires.

Motorists and road users can easily cause accidents, and these collisions can leave passengers and drivers seriously injured, paralyzed, or even suffering from fatal injuries. If you have been injured, do not hesitate to contact Flaxman Law Group for compassionate and professional legal advice and representation. Our full-service law firm would be pleased to sit down with you in a free consultation to review your options and to discuss your situation in depth so that we can understand how we may help you.