Q: Hello, if a client was injured while on a city bus that had a faulty braking system, is that tort and product liability?
Can it be personal injury as well as products liability if the bus manufacturer issued a recall one month after the accident. The bus ran a traffic signal and was hit broad-side by a passenger vehicle.
A products liability case is a type of personal injury case. There may be claims against various parties here. Talk to a local injury lawyer to help you sort out the details. Don't delay, as there are strict time deadlines for making legal claims!
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