Q: my car caught fire today at my workplace, I believe it was an electrical fire due to a recall on the 2017 NissnSen

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Tristan Blain Morrison
Tristan Blain Morrison
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Alpharetta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: 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.

Latrice Latin
Latrice Latin
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Mableton, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: 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!

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