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Computer Failures and Car Accidents

Computers are ubiquitous in virtually every facet of our lives. For the most part, they are a great improvement to our quality of life as they have made everything from communication to shopping much easier. The same is true of their role in automobiles—onboard computers help regulate a car’s stability, shifting, and more. Driving, however, is a high-stakes activity where computer malfunctions and other failures can be catastrophic and even deadly.

If you or someone you know has been injured in an auto accident as a result of car computer failure, you could use the assistance of a qualified Stevens Point car accident lawyer. At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., we want to help you fight for the compensation you deserve, so call our offices today at 800-242-2874.

Results of Auto Computer Problems

What you see on your car’s dashboard, whether it is a touch-screen navigation system or just simple lights and dials, only scratches the surface of what computers control in your car. In the event of your vehicle’s computer malfunctioning or failing, you might encounter difficulties in the following systems:

  • Automatic transmission
  • Engine warnings
  • Anti-lock brakes
  • Power steering
  • Power brakes
  • Lighting
  • Airbags

If you encounter auto computer problems, it does not necessarily mean that your car is impossible to drive. With cars’ computers doing so much to assist in the driving, however, a failure can make things very difficult, and you might not be able to react in time to prevent an accident.

Contact Us

A car accident is always a frightening experience, but it can also be frustrating when the accident is not your fault. If you have suffered in an auto accident as a result of a computer failure, you may be entitled to compensation. To discuss your case, call the knowledgeable Stevens Point car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. Contact us at 800-242-2874.

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