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Woman injured in a rollover crash on Missouri State Highway Z near Houston.

WEST PLAINS, Missouri—A woman was driving a 2015 Nissan Juke on Missouri State Highway Z when the vehicle ran off the roadway and overturned at approximately 8:30 a.m. on September 24, 2022.

Police reports note that the woman's vehicle was totaled after coming to a rest on its top. The Woman was transported to Texas County Memorial Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.

Police are actively investigating this accident. No further details are available.

The vehicle manufacturer may be responsible to compensate injuries in rollover accidents

With the mass manufacturing of vehicles, quality control may be overlooked in favor of faster production. However, manufacturing defects can affect the ability of cars to withstand rollover crashes and may cause rollover crashes in the first place. If a manufacturing defect caused or contributed to the injuries sustained in this accident. Those impacted here may be able to recover any needed compensation from the manufacturer.

An independent investigation of this crash may determine that the manufacturer of the vehicle is the most likely party responsible for her injuries. Manufacturers are responsible for ensuring that their products are designed with safety in mind and undergo processes to minimize the risk of injury in an accident. If the injured woman, through further investigation, can show that her vehicle was subject to a manufacturing defect that left her vehicle unable to withstand a rollover, the manufacturer could be at fault for her injuries.

It remains to be seen whether the manufacturer is partially responsible for this accident. However, it is important to recognize that injuries sustained in rollover crashes may be the fault of the manufacturer, and if so, the manufacturer is required to cover the out-of-pocket expenses and the pain and suffering caused by their failure.

The Ammons Law Firm is a nationwide personal injury firm focused on rollover accidents, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death. Contact the Ammons Law Firm today for a free accident review.

Disclaimer: This post is not legal advice. Information contained in this blog was compiled from third-party sources or is the opinion of the author. Please inform us immediately if false or misleading information is contained in this post.

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