California law requires automobiles to have brakes that can hold the vehicle in place. The California Vehicle Code also requires the vehicle driver or owner to maintain the brakes. Unfortunately, brake systems sometimes fail, and the reason for the brake failure is particularly important in determining whether or not the driver can be held liable for a car accident stemming from brake failure.
If you experienced a car accident caused by brake failure, call car accident attorney Jin Kim for a free consultation. She can explain how brake failure in your particular case affects your ability to hold the other party liable.