Not much thought is ever given to a car's roof. We drive around knowing that our roof will protect us from the rain, sun, flying debris and other road dangers. However, what if a rollover accident occurs? Serious injuries and even loss of life can take place if the roof of your car wasn't designed or built correctly.
A roof collapse or crush occurs when the roof of your car caves in and into the car's cabin, which occurs more often in rollover accidents. There are a number of things that can lead to roof crush injuries after an Iowa rollover accident, including: defective materials, manufacturing defects, failure of roof supports, and even defective tires.
When rollover accidents with roof collapses occur, serious injuries may result including:
Because these types of accidents are often outside the driver's control, you may be entitled to damages for your injuries or loss of a loved one. An eastern Iowa car accident attorney may be able to help you recover financial compensation for medical bills, physical therapy, rehab, lost wages, permanent losses and more.
Contact the Law Offices of Brady Preston Gronlund today for a free legal consultation at (319) 866-9277, and get your questions answered by a knowledgeable Cedar Rapids personal injury lawyer.
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