Without a doubt, airbags are a great invention. They have saved countless lives since federal legislation mandated their use in 1998. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that frontal airbags saved 50,457 lives between 1987-2017. The fact that airbags increase safety is not debated, but risks are involved with every innovation, and airbags do not escape this worry. Continue reading.
While airbags offer an important safety feature and supplement to seat belts in cars, vans, trucks and sports utility vehicles, there are a number of ways that they can malfunction. Whether due to a design flaw, a mistake during manufacturing, installation or insufficient directions provided to consumers for safe and effective usage, when airbags fail to work properly, the results can be catastrophic. Therefore, if you believe that a defective airbag has caused your injury, Taylor Anderson is the products liability and personal injury attorney that you can trust to determine your rights and eligibility for compensation. Continue reading.