Areas of Practice

Automotive Defects

Tragic accidents caused by automakers’ defective vehicles or vehicle parts have been in the news lately — SUV rollovers, tire failures, roof crush, seatbelt failure, deadly airbag defects and Toyota’s uncontrollable acceleration. Wigington Rumley Dunn & Blair LLP is leading Texas’ sudden unintended acceleration claims against Toyota, with Jeff Wigington heading the steering committee in the state’s multidistrict litigation. Our experience in this area is extensive.


We have successfully brought to account those responsible for the faulty products that have caused devastating accidents.We know that a flaw in the design, manufacture, repair, or installation of any type of vehicle or automotive part can be deadly. Our pursuit of these cases is helping make vehicles safer and preventing future accidents, but there is more work to do. If you or a family member have been in an accident caused by an automotive defect, we can help you fight for your rights against the manufacturer and force them to compensate you for your injuries and losses.


Vehicles aren’t the only products that can cause injury or death if they are defective. Seemingly harmless items you use every day can be dangerous. Products are recalled every day for safety issues: child safety seats, prescription drugs, medical devices, cosmetics, clothing, electrical appliances, lawnmowers, even children’s toys… the list goes on and on.


If you or a family member have been injured by a defective product or a loved one has died from injuries caused by an unsafe product, contact us immediately. The law limits the amount of time that a claim or lawsuit can be pursued. If the deadline passes, you’ll be barred from seeking compensation. We know your rights under the law and can help you gain the compensation you deserve for pain and suffering, to pay medical bills, and make up for lost wages.