Denver SUV Rollover Accident Attorneys
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, sport utility vehicles (SUVs) are more likely to roll over than other types of motor vehicles. Many rollover accidents are the result of an inherent design flaw of the vehicles. The manufacturer of such vehicles is liable for damages and injuries sustained by occupants under product liability laws. If you have been in an SUV rollover accident, attorney J. Todd Tenge, serving Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, and surrounding Colorado areas, can review your case and explain your legal rights. Contact the Tenge Law Firm, LLC today to schedule a complimentary consultation.
SUVs are inherently more likely to roll over than other vehicles primarily because of their high center of gravity. Also, many older models lack safety glass and have defective seatbelts, defective tires, inadequate roof strength, and defective door latches – all of which increase the risk of driver/passenger injury in the event of a rollover. The lack of safety glass and defective door latches fail to keep passengers from being ejected from the vehicle if it rolls over, and a weak roof is more likely to collapse in a rollover accident.
Though these design flaws are being rectified in newer SUV models, thousands of older SUVs are still on the road today, putting drivers and passengers at risk of a rollover crash and catastrophic injuries or even wrongful death.
The effects of an SUV rollover accident can be debilitating and devastating. Common injuries include:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Loss of a limb
- Broken bones
- Scarring and disfiguring
- Neck and back injuries
Thousands of people are injured or killed in rollover crashes every year. If you or a loved one has been in an SUV rollover accident, contact attorney J. Todd Tenge today at one of his offices in Boulder, Fort Collins, and Denver.
Some of the injuries listed above require significant medical attention, treatment, and the services of a caretaker – the costs of which can add up quickly. If your rollover accident was the result of a design flaw in your vehicle, you may be eligible to recover significant financial damages from the manufacturer. You will be entitled to compensation for medical expenses (past and future), loss of present and future income, rehabilitation treatment, and other related costs. You may also be awarded money for your pain and suffering and permanent impairment.
To pursue compensation in an SUV rollover accident case, you’ll need a Denver car accident attorney who is well versed in Colorado’s automotive product liability laws. J. Todd Tenge has nearly 20 years of experience handling motor vehicle accident and product liability claims, and can use his expertise to successfully represent you in your SUV rollover case.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an SUV rollover accident, contact attorney J. Todd Tenge, serving Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, and nearby Colorado areas. Mr. Tenge can review your claim and provide legal advice based on his years of experience handling complex cases.
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