Written by attorney Edward Joel Lake

Rental Company's Liability for Defective Rental Vehicle

When you use a car from a rental company you expect to be given a vehicle in good condition without defects. However, if you are given a defective or recalled vehicle that causes an accident, the liability for defective rental vehicle likely lies with the company.

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If you believe a car rental company allowed you to rent a vehicle that was under a recall or had a known defect that would pose a hazard and you were injured by said defect, you may have the right to file an injury claim against the rental company. For help with your claim, contact a New York defective parts and products attorney.

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