Vehicles can catch fire as a result of an accident, many times injuring or killing a person who would have otherwise survived the impact of the crash. A defect in the vehicle’s fuel system can lead to a post-collision fuel fed fire. This type of fire often spreads through the vehicle within seconds. While this is extremely dangerous, preventing this type of fire can cost less than a few dollars per vehicle.
Unfortunately, not all vehicle manufacturers take the necessary safety precautions to prevent vehicle fires. The West Palm Beach defective products attorneys at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath have obtained numerous verdicts and settlements on behalf of clients who have suffered serious injury or death as a result of a vehicle fire.