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Defective Motorcycles

Defective Motorcycles

Motorcycle Defects and the 'Harley Wobble'

After a motorcycle accident, it makes perfect sense to blame the other driver involved in the crash. However, sometimes the bike itself is to blame. A classic example is the Harley Davidson manufacturing defect that causes the "Harley wobble." Also known as the "death wobble," the bike is manufactured in such a way that certain bikes wobbles at high speeds. If a high-speed wobble or other manufacturing defect causes a motorcycle accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.

Product Liability Lawsuits Against Motorcycle Companies

These types of lawsuits are known as product liability claims. In a product liability lawsuit, an injury victim argues that the motorcycle company did one or more of the following:

  • Designed a defective motorcycle or part;
  • Made manufacturing errors that resulted in malfunction; or
  • Failed to give proper warning to riders of known hazards

Any of these actions may be a violation of a manufacturer's legal responsibilities to there customers.

Product Liability Cases Are Hard to Prove

Proving that a motorcycle defect caused an accident takes experience, time and resources. Often, design engineers must be retained in order to examine the bike and provide their expert opinions about possible design defects or manufacturing errors.

Motorcycle companies fight these cases tooth and nail to protect their reputations as well as their bottom lines. You deserve legal representation from a motorcycle lawyer who will fight just as hard to protect you.

Talk to California's 2010 Motorcycle Lawyer of the Year

For more than 25 years, California motorcycle accidents attorney Tom Reinecke has represented bikers throughout from San Diego to San Francisco. The Reinecke Law Firm is a real motorcycle law firm, not a referral service or a "nationwide network." When you hire Tom, you hire a real lawyer who rides. who will start working on your case immediately.

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Free call and confidential consultation: If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident call California's best motorcycle accident attorney Tom Reinecke at 800-275-8326 for an immediate, no-obligation consultation. Find out how much your case is worth by or simply fill out our case evaluation form.

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Tom Reinecke

California Motorcycle Lawyer