Airbags are designed to prevent occupants in vehicles from head injuries and other trauma
to their bodies in the event of a car crash. However, sometimes airbags do more harm than good. Airbags that do not deploy when they are supposed to or deploy when they are supposed to can sometimes cause severe injuries.
If you were hurt by an airbag injury, an experienced New York car accident lawyer from Oresky & Associates, PLLC, can help. We will fight for the compensation you deserve. We provide a free and confidential consultation, so there is no risk in learning more about your legal rights and options. Reach out to us today in Queens, NY, to learn more.
With over 30 years of experience, our Queens car accident lawyers understand
the complexity of cases involving defective airbags and other components. We
have successfully recovered more than $400 million on behalf of our deserving clients. We are passionate about helping individuals who have been harmed by other people’s negligence. We can help with your claim by:
Contact us today in Queens, New York, for a completely free, no-obligation case evaluation.
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), frontal airbags caused the death of approximately 290 people between 1990 and 2008. The IIHS says that airbags that are properly functioning rarely cause injuries today. However, defective airbags like the Takata airbags can cause serious injuries. These notorious airbags killed at least 23 people and injured hundreds more.
Due to their location in the vehicle, airbags tend to cause injuries to the upper portion of the body. Common injuries stemming from airbags include:
These injuries can cause significant medical expenses and financial losses. The party responsible for your injuries may be held financially liable for these losses. Your main priority following an accident should be to seek immediate medical treatment.
The following parties may be responsible for airbag injuries:
Damages stemming from airbag injuries can be extensive, but an experienced lawyer can help you pursue fair recovery following your accident.
In a defective product claim, you can seek compensation for all of the medical expenses that stem from your injuries, including:
You can also recover compensation for other economic damages you suffer, such as:
New York tort law also gives you the right to recover compensation for the non-economic losses you experienced, including:
An experienced personal injury lawyer can give you a better idea about the potential value of your claim.
If you were injured by a defective airbag, contact us at (718) 993-9999 the Queens car accident lawyers at Oresky & Associates, PLLC, are here to help. We want to use our more than three decades of legal experience to help you seek the compensation you deserve after being injured by a defective airbag.
Your initial case consultation is free. Because we work on a contingency-fee basis, you will not owe us any money for our attorney fees unless we recover compensation for your case. Reach out today for more information or to begin establishing an attorney-client relationship.