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Motor Vehicle Defect Attorney in Columbus

Injured because your car had a defect? Call us.

The Columbus vehicle defect attorneys of Rourke and Blumenthal have successfully obtained compensation through jury trial and settlement negotiations for injuries relating to vehicle defects. Our attorneys represent clients in Columbus, Franklin County, and all of Ohio in the pursuit of damages for injuries sustained from the failure of seat belts, air bags, blown tires, and other automobile features.

Motor Vehicle Defects

Product liability in car accidents involves a flaw in the design, a manufacturing defect, or insufficient warnings.

Rourke and Blumenthal has handled all types of vehicle defect cases:

  • Airbags failing to deploy (resulting in serious injury or death)
  • Airbags deploying when they shouldn’t (one client lost an eye)
  • Seat belt configurations (severed arms, broken ribs, fatalities)
  • Rollover accidents in top-heavy vehicles (i.e., SUV, van, or bus)
  • Tire blowouts due to defective design (tread separation)
  • Child or infant car seats (improper restraint systems)
  • Defective parts subject to auto recall

Mike Rourke and Ken Blumenthal have nearly 50 years of combined experience in personal injury litigation, including prior work representing insurance companies. This experience proves invaluable in litigation against major car, truck and SUV manufacturers. We have obtained major compensation for victims of auto defect accidents, including a $3.1 million wrongful death award to the family of a woman who died as a result of motor vehicle defect.

These cases require a major investment of time and resources. Our lawyers gather only the best expert witnesses to testify in negotiations or at trial. Our attorneys obtain corporate records of how the product was designed and what knowledge the company had of the dangers when they took it to market.

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Rourke and Blumenthal has secured settlements from and won jury verdicts against the Big Three U.S. automakers, as well as Honda, Toyota and other auto manufacturers. We are a small firm with big-time experience.

Contact our Columbus vehicle defect attorneys today. We offer a free consultation, evenings and weekends by appointment, and we can come to your home or hospital.

We Come Highly Recommended

See what our past clients have to say about their experience with our firm.
  • “Mike Rourke Jr. was very professional”

    Heidi

  • “I would highly recommend this firm!”

    James

  • “The firm successfully negotiated a very good settlement in a timely manner.”

    Steve

  • “Our family is very appreciative of the hard work that Timothy and his firm has done.”

    Anonymous

  • “I could not have asked for better people to work with. They were very understanding, patient, and compassionate.”

    Abby J

  • “Knowledgeable and Experienced”

    Mary

  • “Our interactions with Tim have always been very positive and we would highly recommend him.”

    Carlos

  • “I highly suggest Jon and if I were to ever get in an accident again, which I certainly hope I do not, I will contact him!”

    Anonymous

  • “Mr. Rourke and his son are good people that are there to help when you need them.”

    Dan

  • “It was a pleasure working with the team and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for legal representation.”

    Toni R

  • “His legal capacity presented me with a settlement that was congruent with our established goals”

    Candy

  • “Works hard for his client”

    Karl Frybarger

  • “I will definitely recommend the team at Rourke & Blumenthal in the future.”

    Anonymous

  • “We were blessed to have such an amazing team during this difficult battle.”

    Amber

  • “Mr. Rourke Jr. handled my motorcycle accident injury claim very well.”

    Joey