While intended to help prevent injuries in an accident, airbag defects may actually cause severe injuries
Obviously, if an airbag fails to deploy, there may be an airbag claim.
However, there may be other types of airbag claims.
Aggressive airbags which deploy at excessive speeds can cause head or neck injuries or other broken bones. Children are especially susceptible to injuries and or death caused by an airbag. They should always been seated upright and as far away from an airbag as possible.
late deploying airbags
Late deploying airbags can fail to protect an occupant from contact with the interior of the vehicle, thus causing injuries that could have been avoided.
low deployment threshold
Airbags with a low deployment threshold can deploy at inopportune times in low speed impacts. These are often collisions that would have been injury free, if not for the airbag impacting the occupant.
There may be an airbag case if any of these factors apply:
- The airbag deployed in a collision which was slower than 10 miles an hour;
- The airbag failed to deploy and there is obvious damage to the front bumper;
- The airbag deployed late;
- The occupant is severely injured in spite of, or because of the airbag deployment.
Do you have an airbag claim?
If your loved one has suffered a serious injury or death as a result of an airbag defect injury, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, loss of wages, and pain and suffering.
Please contact our airbag defect lawyers today by filling out the brief questionnaire, or by calling our toll free number (1-800-898-2034) for a free, no-cost, no-obligation legal evaluation of your case.