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Dunlop Tire Recalls
Dunlop Tire had very humble beginnings in 1888. A dedicated dad, John Boyd Dunlop developed a way to help his son, sick with a bad cold, to ride his tricycle. Dunlop fitted the bike with tires created from canvas bonded with liquid rubber. The subsequent patent was a legend in the making, and by 1902 Dunlop won the famous Paris-Vienna race. Over the years, Dunlop built an enviable reputation for quality tires, an innovative approach to safety and a unique take on creating tires to handle just about any kind of conditions a driver may face. Although Dunlop has created many tires known for their quality over the years, the company has also built many tires that have been recalled due to their defects.
SaferCar.gov, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Transportation and arfc.org (http://www.arfc.org/tires/dunlop/recalls.aspx), courtesy of the National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA), provide details on some of the close to 40 tire recalls Dunlop has been involved in over the last few decades.
Some Notable Dunlop Tire Lawsuits
According to court records the tire did not have a nylon cap and the “adhesive properties bonding the components of the tire might prematurely fail prior to an outward visible defect that the owner could observe,” and that the tire makers “failed to use materials in the construction of the subject tire that would maintain their adhesive qualities.”
Other Dunlop tire recalls are also found at automd.com
Have you been involved in an accident that was caused by a defective Dunlop tire? If so, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your injuries.
A manufacturer in the State of Florida must, by law, make a product that is reasonably hazard-free. If an accident was caused by a defective product, then the maker of that product may be held responsible for damages and injuries to a plaintiff that used their product.
Chalik & Chalik Law Offices — How We Can Help
If a defective tire caused your accident, even if it was not subject to a recall, you need to seek competent legal counsel as soon as possible. We are here to assist you in filing a lawsuit and help you understand what kind and level of compensation you may be able to recover.
Consulting an attorney is the best course of action to recover compensation if you have been involved in an accident. For a free case consultation, or to file a claim, call Chalik & Chalik at 1-855-971-1662.
To prove liability, it is important to have industry experts who will testify that the tire is defective and that the defect was the cause of the accident. We will perform an investigation to help you recover financial compensation for your injury.
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