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Orange County Auto Defect Lawyer

Orange County auto defect lawyer

If you have been injured in a car accident that you feel may have been caused by an auto defect, please call an experienced Orange County auto defect lawyer for a free consultation. Call 888-918-1725 to reach our legal team.

For more than three decades, Bisnar Chase has defended people hurt by dangerous designs or auto defects. Our legal team comprises experienced Orange County auto defect attorneys with decades of trial experience fighting big automakers. We’ve collected more than $850 million for our clients and may be able to represent you, too.

Orange County Auto Defect Lawyer

Recent Orange County Auto Defect Victories

  • $32,698,073.00 – Auto Defect – Seat manufacturers, Johnson Controls
  • $5,500,000.00 – Auto Defect – seatback failure
  • $5,000,000.00 – Auto Defect
  • $3,075,000.00 – Product Defect – motor vehicle accident
  • $2,600,000.00 – Auto Defect
  • $2,250,000.00 – Auto Defect – motor vehicle accident
Brian Chase, trial lawyer & partner

Brian Chase, Senior Partner:
“Automakers need to be held accountable for the dangers and risks they pose to the public.”

Litigating Orange County Auto Defect Cases

For the Orange County auto defect lawyers at Bisnar Chase, litigating auto product liability cases is very rewarding, personally and professionally. These are real-life David and Goliath scenarios where we, representing the common man, take on corporate giants that routinely put profit over safety. 

The satisfaction in these cases also comes from obtaining an excellent result for the client through monetary compensation and better healthcare that help enhance his or her quality of life. But, we also know that auto defect cases, while rewarding, can be grueling, intense, and sometimes frustrating.

Litigating auto defects in Orange County

Any attorney who takes on auto defect cases must act decisively on the following three matters right away:

Assessing damages

Auto defect cases can be expensive to prosecute. This means that the damages must be significantly large. Our Orange County auto defect law firm invests hundreds of thousands of dollars in just one claim, which means that the damages should reach the seven-figure-plus mark to make the case economically feasible for both the client and the firm. 

This often means that we cannot take on every auto defect case. But, by taking cases involving those who are severely injured, we can have an impact on the way manufacturers design their vehicles.

Preserving the vehicle

The vehicle is often the most important piece of evidence in an auto defect case. So, the vehicle must be preserved immediately. There is usually an abundance of forensic evidence in or on a vehicle that must be examined to determine the cause of the accident or injuries as well as liability. 

Without the vehicle, there is virtually no basis on which a case can be built. For example, when seatbelt failure is suspected, the restraint system is examined for evidence of “loading” to support an opinion that the occupant was properly restrained at the time of the crash.

Access to experienced in-house auto defect experts

A knowledgeable and resourceful auto defect lawyer will also be able to retain experienced experts who have the knowledge and expertise to testify in these cases and convince jurors that the injuries were caused by defective vehicles or parts.

What Constitutes an Orange County Auto Defect Case ?

It is common for someone to be involved in an auto defect case and not even know it. A case involving a defect but not a serious injury is not a case that is economically feasible to pursue for either the client or the law firm. Here are just a few examples of the types of cases our Orange County auto defect lawyers have pursued successfully:

  • An SUV rollover crash involves more than driver error. For example, it may involve a weak roof that crushed the occupants or an electronic stability control (ESC) system that failed.
  • When someone buckled up gets partially or fully ejected, the case may involve a defective restraint system. It is important to remember that ejection from a vehicle does not necessarily mean that the occupant was not wearing the seatbelt.
  • If someone’s car catches fire, the case may involve a defective gas tank or a faulty part that overheated.
  • When a car seat collapses backward in an accident, it may be a seatback failure case.
  • A tire may fail due to tread separation or other manufacturing defects.
  • If someone is ejected through a door, the door latch may have been defective.
  • The consequences can be devastating when airbags fail to deploy or deploy suddenly without warning.

If you think you have a defective product personal injury case, contact an experienced Orange County auto defect lawyer at Bisnar Chase. Call 949-203-3814 for a free consultation today.

Catastrophic Injuries in California Auto Defect Cases

Many California auto defect cases we handle tend to be catastrophic injury or wrongful death cases. These are cases where someone has lost a spouse, a child, or a loved one due to a defective auto. There are cases where individuals have suffered irreversible brain damage or have been paralyzed in a car crash. 

For us, these are not just cases. These people we represent are human beings, not numbers or statistics. Their personal stories remind us about how quickly life can change and how suddenly the world we once knew and cherished could vanish or be turned upside down.

In these cases, we know that money cannot take the place of a lost limb, a functioning brain, or a loved one. But, what recovery does in these cases is provide a sense of justice on the victim’s behalf. It pays for necessary medical care, living expenses if the injured victim is unable to work, and other forms of tangible relief for survivors.

In cases where victims have suffered catastrophic injuries, for example, they may need round-the-clock nursing care. An amputee may need money for prosthetics. 

Someone who has suffered a brain injury or has been rendered paraplegic may need the money to buy a special wheelchair or for extensive rehabilitation. The cost of continuing treatment and care for catastrophic injuries can add up to several million dollars during a person’s lifetime.

In wrongful death cases, victims’ families can seek a settlement that covers a wide range of losses, including medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and loss of love and companionship. 

A successfully litigated auto products case can provide necessary relief to ease the pain, suffering, and financial devastation that often result from an accident. Reach out and let’s discuss your accident and see if you have a viable case. Call one of our Orange County auto defect lawyers at 949-203-3814. 

Contact an Orange County Auto Defect Lawyer

It is evident that auto defect cases pose a formidable challenge to even the most experienced and resourceful law firms in the United States. This is because automakers use every strategy and tactic at their disposal to thwart the efforts of plaintiffs and plaintiffs’ attorneys. 

But, at Bisnar Chase, we are ready for the challenge. Our track record against the largest automakers in the United States and the world, speaks for itself. We are thankful for a civil justice system that levels the playing field. 

The courtroom is where the corporation and the common man can duel and the average Joe can win. This is one of the greatest triumphs of the American justice system. In principle, we all stand on equal footing.

At Bisnar Chase, our Orange County auto defect lawyers are ready to fight for your rights and hold wrongdoers accountable. If you have been injured or have lost a loved one as the result of an auto defect, please call us at (949) 203-3814 for a free, comprehensive and confidential consultation.

Auto Defect Attorneys in Orange County

Knowing what to do when filing a personal injury claim in the event of a car accident due to an auto defect is crucial. The first step is to take pictures of the damage, store the damaged vehicle for evidence, and get contact information from any witnesses. The next step is to call an experienced auto defect attorney in Orange County and get immediate representation. Auto defect cases can be complex, requiring various experts and evidence. We’ve taken on some of the toughest auto defect cases with exceptional wins resulting in millions in verdicts and settlements.

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Case Results

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    Consumer Class Action

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    Motor Vehicle Accident

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    Auto Defect – Seat Manufacturers, Johnson Controls

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    Motorcycle Accident

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    Defective Seatback

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    Bicycle Accident

Client Reviews

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It was a pleasure working with such an amazing team. You will definitely feel welcomed and kept in the loop throughout the entire process. They do a great job making you feel like you are a part of their team which is how one should feel. The superb customer experience from finish to end. You can trust they will do all possible to promptly and efficiently handle your case.
Yes! I recommend this team…

Queen V
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Great people in this office, everyone was really helpful explaining everything. I was referred by my aunt for my car accident in October and the case went pretty fast. No problems and very professional. I was kept in the loop thru the whole process and was able to get a better settlement than my insurance company said I would. I can’t really compare them to other law firms because it was the first time I had to use an attorney, but my bad experience with the car accident was handled as well as I could have hoped.

P. Montgomery
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Bisnar Chase has been amazing with me through my lawsuit. I felt real compassion for my case and I was given their very best to make sure I was well taken care of. In addition to the great service given during my case, Bisnar Chase helped me get my son to his invited USA Football Team camp in Texas. They immediately offered to help fund the trip and are so supportive of his journey. I felt Kristi is just as excited for him as I am with this opportunity. Kristi has been an absolute delight to talk with. Bisnar Chase is more than I ever expected I could get in an attorney. I would recommend them to anyone!

Christina Del Real
Bisnar Chase Review - Natalie

I’m so impressed with this law firm. I lost my mother because of a seat defect when she was rear-ended in an auto accident and Bisnar Chase stepped up and took our case. The staff is wonderful and Brian Chase took his time explaining everything via phone with me. I’m honored to have the best of the best working on our family’s behalf, trying to get justice for my Mom, because of a negligent car company still manufacturing faulty seats. I look forward to working with this firm and am hopeful for a positive outcome. Thank you so much, Brian Chase. I know you will work your hardest on this case. God Bless you.

Natalie C.

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys, LLP

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