Inadvertent airbag deployment can cause personal injury to vehicle occupants due to the force and speed with which the airbag inflates. Airbags are designed to deploy rapidly in the event of a collision, providing a cushioning effect to help protect occupants from striking hard surfaces inside the vehicle. However, when airbags deploy unexpectedly or without a proper cause, it can lead to injuries for several reasons:
Several factors can contribute to inadvertent airbag deployment, including:
Manufacturers continuously work to improve the reliability and safety of airbag systems through rigorous testing and quality control measures. In cases where there are concerns about airbag deployment, it is crucial to follow up with the vehicle manufacturer or a qualified automotive professional to address the issue promptly and ensure the safety of the occupants. If you think your airbag inadvertently engaged/deployed and caused serious injury, you should also consult with a lawyer who is experienced with auto airbag defect cases.
by Robert Mansour
Robert Mansour is a personal injury lawyer serving Santa Clarita, Valencia,