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Cedar Rapids Airbag Defects Attorney
Airbags have become one of the most common and essential lifesaving devices in passenger vehicles. When they deploy properly, they can prevent some serious injuries associated with a collision. But when an airbag is defective, it endangers the very same people it is supposed to protect.
If you have suffered injury due to an airbag’s improper function, then you can seek a legal action against the manufacturer whose negligent design or construction resulted in your harm. Contact the lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. to discuss your case with one of our experienced legal professionals.
Typical Airbag Defects
Although many vehicles had been equipped with airbags before the United States government required the devices, legislation was enacted that mandated the use of airbags in most passenger vehicles built after April 1, 1989. Given that airbags are now required, it is vital that they function properly, since they have the potential to cause traumatic brain injuries, neck injuries, severe dental injuries, and other preventable harms. Common airbag defects include:
- Deploying in the absence of a collision or in a minor collision
- Inflating too late to prevent severe impact injuries
- Failure to deploy
It can be hard to make sense of an accident where the worst of your injuries are caused by a feature that is supposed to save your life. Let us help you gain the financial compensation that you deserve. Contact the Cedar Rapids airbag defects lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C., at (319) 294-4424.