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When Safety Hurts: Airbag Injury Lawsuits

When Safety Hurts: Airbag Injury Lawsuits

Airbags are designed to save lives, but they can lead to serious injuries too. Defective airbags can cause hearing loss, burns, head injuries, internal bleeding, eye injuries, and broken bones. An airbag that fails to deploy can fail to prevent serious injuries. If a malfunctioning airbag caused your injury, you may be entitled to financial compensation from the manufacturer. This includes money for your medical bills, hospitalization, and continuing medical care.

How to File an Airbag Injury Lawsuit

If you want to sue for airbag injuries, you must be able to demonstrate that the airbag was unreasonably dangerous - it failed to perform its intended purpose. Proving liability typically boils down to the idea of "crashworthiness." A vehicle is crashworthy if the manufacturer took the right precautions to ensure that passengers do not suffer unwarranted injuries during a car wreck.

For instance, a crashworthy car would employ functional seatbelts to keep the motorist from being thrown from the vehicle in an accident. A car could be considered un-crashworthy if the seatbelts malfunctioned, allowing the driver to exit the vehicle.

Your vehicle's "black box" can help you prove liability too. Important data, like vehicle speed, can help you lawyer demonstrate that the airbag malfunctioned. The black box can also show if you used your brakes and if you wore a seatbelt.

Injured? Contact Our Law Firm Today

If you suffered an injury because of faulty airbag, you have the right to pursue compensation. The Daspit Law Firm provides product liability representation throughout the Beaumont area. As personal injury attorneys, we handle all types of traffic accidents, including car and truck collisions. To learn more, contact our office for a free review of your case.