The Dangers of Defective Airbags
Posted By The Dangers of Defective Airbags || Feb 8, 2017
Over the past several years, there has been unprecedented coverage on defective airbags, particularly those manufactured by Takata Corporation. These airbags, like others, were defectively designed in a way that made them inherently unsafe and prone to causing devastating injuries to drivers and passengers, as well as numerous reported deaths, upon deployment.
Although airbags are one of the most important safety features in modern vehicles, and while they can and do prevent many serious injuries and deaths, dangers still exist when airbags are defectively designed, manufactured, and marketed to consumers.
Because the civil justice system provides the forum victims need to pursue justice and compensation after they were hurt by defective products, vehicle occupants who suffered injuries as a result of faulty airbags they would have not otherwise experienced have legal recourse to hold manufacturers liable for their damages.
At Salvador Phillips, PLLC, our Phoenix personal injury lawyers have the resources required to help victims as they fight back against negligent corporations that put profits ahead of public safety. We’re trusted by clients because we care about their needs, and because we fight relentlessly for the compensation they rightfully deserve.
How Defective Airbags Harm Victims
Faulty airbags can harm victims in a number of ways, either as a result of defective designs, errors or oversights during the manufacturing process, poor quality control and testing, and / or failures to warn consumers about potential dangerous associated with products.
Examples of airbag injury cases our firm is prepared to handle include:
- Failures to deploy when they should
- Defective airbags that explode and shoot shrapnel
- Airbags that deploy too fast or with too much force
- Deployment without collision or impact
- Delayed deployment of airbags
If you or someone dear to you was injured in an auto accident by an airbag you believe was defective, you might have sufficient legal basis to pursue a personal injury claim to hold manufacturers, distributors, or others that made the airbags available to the public responsible for causing you preventable harm. These lawsuits, known as product liability claims, require extensive investigation and the resources needed to battle large companies and corporations that do anything possible to pay victims as little as they can.
As a firm with a proven record in protecting the rights of injured victims throughout Phoenix and Arizona, Salvador Phillips, PLLC is available to provide the client-focused, results-driven counsel and representation you need. Our legal team goes the extra mile to ensure you receive needed medical treatment, are kept fully apprised of the developments in your case, and have the top-tier legal team working collaboratively to secure the maximum compensation on your behalf.
For a free consultation with a member of our team, contact us today. There are no fees associated with retaining our personal injury lawyers, and no fees unless and until we make a positive recovery in your case.