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Lake Geneva Defective Airbags Lawyer

Airbags are an important safety feature for cars and trucks, which has led to the installation of airbags in more places than ever before, such as “side curtain” airbags. While airbags have been shown to reduce accident fatalities by about 10% over seat belts alone, several studies have also found that these devices have caused an estimated 45 deaths in the past two years.

Faulty airbags can cause devastating injuries and accidents. In fact, in the past 12 years, over 4 million vehicles have been recalled due to airbag defects. If you have suffered in an accident due to a flawed airbag, you may be entitled to financial compensation to help you during this painful time. To discuss your case, contact an experienced Lake Geneva defective airbags attorney from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874.

Types of Airbag Flaws

The two main types of airbag defects are failing to deploy during an accident and deploying randomly. If the bag fails to deploy in a wreck, you can collide with the steering wheel or dashboard, resulting in painful head and upper body injuries. Should it unexpected explode, the shock of the deployment can cause you to wreck your vehicle. These problems are caused by flaws such as:

  • Corroded sensors
  • Broken airbag springs
  • Faulty or corroded wiring
  • Overly sensitive detectors that deploy when the seat belt is yanked
  • Short circuits
  • Improperly protected airbag casing

Airbags should help you, not harm you. However, if they have faulty parts or are improperly designed, it can cause you and your loved ones to suffer.

Contact Us

If you have been hurt either by a failed airbag or an unnecessary deployment, the manufacturer responsible for this defective product may be responsible for your medical bills, car repairs, and other expenses. To learn more about how we can help you fight for the financial compensation that you deserve, contact a tenacious Lake Geneva defective airbag lawyer from Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 today.

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