Q: my car caught fire today at my workplace, I believe it was an electrical fire due to a recall on the 2017 NissnSen
I'm sorry to hear about your car. If you were injured while working, then you have a workers' compensation claim. If the injury was serious, you should speak with a lawyer to bring your claim immediately. If you were not working, but you were seriously injured, then you will need a personal injury attorney, if in fact there was a defective product, or someone else's negligence caused your injury. I recommend that you consult an attorney.
Please also know that every case and insurance claim has deadlines. These include notice deadlines, statutes of limitations, statutes of repose, and potentially other deadlines. You must take action within these deadlines, otherwise you may lose important rights and your claim will be barred entirely.
First and foremost you need to secure the vehicle or make sure that it is in a place where you can get access to it in the event it needs to be inspected. Check online to see if there is any pending litigation, class action suits or open investigations on your issue.
Contact a lawyer in your area that handles Products liability ASAP. Good Luck!
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.