Cedar Rapids Brake Malfunction Lawyers

Steering, acceleration, and braking provide the basis for all the movement of any automobile. Though the actual function of these parts depends upon the interaction of several systems, these are the core elements which they enable. When one experiences a brake malfunction while driving, it exposes them to substantial danger, as they are unable to quickly respond to the introduction of obstacles or other vehicles in their path. It is easy to understand that this is likely to result in serious accidents.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident involving malfunctioning brakes, contact the Cedar Rapids car accident lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. to find out how our experienced team of legal professionals can help you to obtain the financial compensation that you deserve.

Common Causes of Brake Malfunctions

In the instant that your brakes do not work, panic is a natural response. If the emergency brake also fails, then the next few moments are fraught with an inconceivable degree of alarm and danger. Since you have been fortunate enough to walk away from the crash caused by brake malfunction, it is important that you identify the reason for the failure so that you may hold the appropriate party accountable, whether it be the brake manufacturer, a mechanic, or someone else.

Common causes of brake malfunctions include:

  • Brake pads that are hardened
  • Faulty hydraulic lines
  • Substandard parts
  • Oil leakage onto the brakes
  • Overheating of brake discs limits friction

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We understand what it takes to build the strongest possible case. Contact the Cedar Rapids brake malfunction lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. at (319) 294-4424 to take the next step.

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