Watch this video to find out if you have an airbag failure to deploy lawsuit against a vehicle manufacturer or an auto dealer. Personal Injury Lawyer and Auto Safety Advocate Todd Tracy explains in his Crash Lab.
Steve Syson, the automotive engineer know as the “Father of the Airbag system”, reveals that Takata chose to use an unstable explosive propellant to inflate its airbags that General Motors excluded decades earlier because of the dangers. Syson is an expert used by Crashworthiness Attorney Todd Tracy in his safety defect cases against carmakers.
The Father of The Airbag System lists all the problems with airbags and how drivers as well as passengers are injured in car accidents. Watch the video to learn if you may have grounds for a lawsuit.
Kristin Hopkins from Colorado who is the mother of four and survived a horrific crash after being trapped in her mangled vehicle for six days. She lost both of her feet. She has filed a lawsuit against General Motors, claiming that her Chevrolet Malibu’s crash avoidance features failed at the critical moment before it happened.
Takata is planning extensive advertising campaign to first targeting high-humidity states like Texas and Florida for the consumers to get the exploding airbag defect fixed. NHTSA has already confirmed that Takata airbag rupture with metal shrapnel are most likely have a greater probability to occur due to prolonged exposure to high humidity.
Congressional hearing last month urged Takata executive to create a compensation fund for victims similar to one established by General Motors after its ignition switch recall. Kevin Kennedy, an executive vice president, from Takata said, “Takata believes that a national compensation fund is not currently required,”