Wisconsin Airbag Defect Attorneys
Airbags provide automobile drivers and passengers with the comfort of knowing that if an accident occurs, they will have some protection from the impact. This essential safety feature of vehicles has saved countless lives over the years and is now regarded as a necessity. Unfortunately, airbags are not perfect, and sometimes they do not work as intended. When an airbag is defective or malfunctioning, the consequences in the event of a car accident are likely to be severe.
If you or someone you love has been injured by a defective airbag, it may be appropriate to consider a civil lawsuit against the manufacturer, as the flaw may be the result of negligence on the part of the carmaker. To learn more about your legal options, contact the Wisconsin airbag defect attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. by calling 800-242-2874 today.
Types of Defects
Though a vehicle’s occupants are only likely to ever encounter the physical bag, airbag systems are complex and depend upon a number of different parts to function properly. The failure of any piece of the airbag system can cause a passenger to suffer needless harm. The following are representative examples of airbag defects or malfunctions:
- Failure to deploy – the airbag technology in the vehicle fails to register the need for an airbag in a crash that warrants deployment
- Late deployment – the airbag deploys, but only after it is too late and injury has already occurred
- Inadvertent deployment – the airbag deploys in the absence of an accident, unintentionally causing injury.
- Overinflation – the airbag receives too much compressed air, possibly rupturing and thereby failing to act as a cushion while simultaneously casting caustic chemical powder into the vehicle’s cab
The Wisconsin airbag defect attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. believe that if you have been injured in an accident because of the improper functioning of an airbag, you deserve compensation for your injuries. If your airbag failed you at the wrong time, contact our offices at 800-242-2874 to discuss your potential case with a skilled and experienced lawyer who is committed to representing your needs.