Air Bag Defects
Traveling by motor vehicle is inherently dangerous, given the potential for collisions involving cars and trucks moving at speeds far greater than those at which the human body can tolerate impact. But automobiles have become integral to our way of life and people are not simply going to avoid them because they pose a safety risk.
Instead, car manufacturers have turned their efforts to crafting and implementing safety features that can limit the likelihood of car accidents or reduce the severity of physical injuries sustained. Air bags have become one of the most widely available means of protecting drivers and passengers.
Defective or malfunctioning airbags, however, can do more harm than good. If you have been injured as a result of an airbag defect then you may be able to pursue a civil lawsuit against the negligent automaker. To learn more about your legal rights and options in the wake of this upsetting event, contact the car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.
Examples of Possible Airbag Defects
When functioning properly, the notion behind the airbag is that sensors in the car will detect that there has been a serious impact and the bag will rapidly inflate to prevent a driver or passenger’s head from striking the steering wheel or dashboard, respectively. Unfortunately there are several different ways in which this process might be compromised. Examples of possible airbag defects that may have caused your injuries include:
- Premature deployment
- Delayed deployment
- Failure to deploy
- The release of dangerous chemicals or gases
Our firm is committed to helping the victims of airbag defects obtain the financial compensation that they are due for medical bills and other damages. Contact the Madison airbag defect attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874 for more information.