The brake system is one of the most important safety features on any automobile. The brakes directly control a vehicle’s ability to slow or stop, and if they are compromised in any way then a motorist may be unable to avoid a dangerous collision with another vehicle or a fixed object. Given the potential severity of brake failure, it is important to remain alert for signs that brake issues are developing so that you can take preventive action before it is too late.
Unfortunately, brakes can fail with no warning whatsoever. This typically occurs when brakes have intrinsic problems like design flaws or manufacturing defects. If you have suffered in an auto accident due to brake failure, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, vehicle repairs, and other damages. Contact a Milwaukee auto defect attorney from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at (414) 271-0900 to discuss your case with a skilled and experienced lawyer.
Normally, your brakes are silent, squeaking only slightly to dislodge rust, grime, or water if you have not driven in awhile. Excessive noise is one of the major signs of brake problems. Sounds that can warn of brake problems include:
Most people are used to the way their brakes feel when they depress the brake pedal. If you notice anything different with your car, such as pulling to either side as you brake or feeling like your pedal is “soft,” your brakes may be in danger of failure.
If you have been the victim of a motor vehicle accident involving defective brakes then it may be appropriate to file a civil lawsuit against a negligent manufacturer or mechanic. Contact an experienced Milwaukee auto defect lawyer from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at (414) 271-0900 today to learn more about your rights.