Q: I never received a recall notice in the mail and then was injured as a result of not fixing the issue with my car. Can I
still sue over this?
A: If you didn't know about the problem with your car perhaps yes. Why not contact a member of the NY State trial Lawyers Assn who handles product cases? They give free consults.
A: Short answer is that it depends. Often, the recall notice does not impact whether they are responsible. Many states still allow you to bring a claim under product liability law and hold the manufacturer strictly liable. However, there are limitations as to when you can bring a claim, so you should contact an attorney as soon as possible to see if you can bring a claim.
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