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Injured Due to a Recalled Hankook Tire? Talk to a Lawyer.

Hankook Tire Recalls

Tire recalls are necessary when a defect has been identified or when reports of problems with tires start coming in. While there have been numerous tire recalls over the years, a recall does not get all defective tires out of service and preventable accidents still happen and cause victims needless pain from injuries sustained. Defective tires may also cause a driver to lose their life.

Defective tire lawsuits are usually referred to as product liability lawsuits, as the manufacturer is duty bound by law to provide safe products. Accordingly, if you have been injured in an accident that was caused by a defective Hankook tire, whether it was part of a recall notice or not, you may be eligible to seek compensation for damages.

Do not wait to seek legal counsel. File a claim as soon as possible or you may run the risk of losing your right to sue if you do not file in compliance with the statute of limitations.

Hankook Tire Recalls 

Hankook Tire Co. set up its first office in 1981 in North America. Over the last few decades, they have become a world leader in tire production. However, Hankook has issued multiple major defective tire recalls and faced numerous lawsuits in relation to those tires.

  • 2010 — recalled Hankook DynaPro AS in relation to premature wear of sidewall tires.
  • 2013 — recalled Hankook DynaPro MT for tread separation.
  • 2015 — recalled Hankook Ventus S1 Noble2 245/45R18 96W, 245/40R19 94W, 275/35R19 96W for cracks in sidewall, under certain conditions, on inside equipped area. May lead to air loss and loss of vehicle control. Tires were manufactured between May 20, 2013 and February 14, 2015.
  • Ongoing — U.S. Department of Transport (DOT) lists multiple complaints for tires not subject to a recall.

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Disclaimer

Liability in Accidents Involving a Defective Hankook Tire 

Have you been in an accident where a defective Hankook tire was involved? If so, it does not matter whether or not it was subject to recall. According to the doctrine of product liability law, the maker of a product, including tires, has the responsibility to create products free of hazards. This means if there is a design defect or manufacturing mistake and a customer is harmed by a defective tire, the manufacturer may be held liable for injuries and damages sustained in an accident.

Hankook has issued recalls for tread separation and/or premature sidewall wear. These defects may be the result of a manufacturing mistake or design defect, including but not limited to: improper cooking temperatures during the manufacturing process or using contaminated or old materials or adhesives.

Rollover Accidents — Caused by Defective Tire Blow Outs

A rollover or other type of accident caused by a defective tire may result in either serious injuries or death. Survivors may suffer from the following:

Are You an Accident Victim Involving a Defective Hankook Tire?

Product liability law is complicated. If you choose to file a defective product lawsuit, reach out and contact an experienced personal injury attorney with a record for handling defective tire lawsuits.

The team at Chalik & Chalik stand ready to assist you in filing a claim. We can lead you through the process from start to finish and explain how we prove your accident is related to a defective tire. We offer a free initial case consultation by calling 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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