Aside from the seatbelt, airbags are arguably one of the most important and life-saving safety features built into modern vehicles. In the event of a car accident, airbags are designed to deploy in a split second and provide emergency cushioning against severe impacts, such as protecting a driver's head from striking the steering wheel, windows, and more. Unfortunately, defects in manufacturing or design of airbags can cause them to deploy at inappropriate times or fail to deploy at all when needed, causing vehicle occupants to suffer devastating injuries. But what exactly causes an airbag to fail?
The basis of defective product claims always involve one of three premises:
As a consumer of products you have certain expectations about the products you purchase. You expect the product to properly function, complete its intended purpose, and not harm you while in use. These expectations are not unreasonable nor are they out of the ordinary. Purchasing and using a defective product can be frustrating experience and can also lead to serious injuries. If you feel compelled to fileproduct liability lawsuit you may many questions. Below are the most common product liability case questions answered.