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.
Auto Safety Expert and Personal Injury Lawyer Todd Tracy says Takata airbags are causing hundreds of injuries including facial scars and air bag eye injuries.
Dallas car accident lawyer and auto safety expert Todd Tracy explains how Takata’s defective airbag inflator is like a grenade going off in the driver’s lap.
Dallas Car Accident Lawyer Todd Tracy describes the airbag eye injuries and facial scars that the victim’s of defective Takata airbags that are grounds for a lawsuit.
“For years Takata has built and sold defective inflators, refused to acknowledge the defect, and supplied inaccurate and misleading information, putting millions of Americans at risk,” Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told a news conference. “American drivers should not have to worry that a device designed to save their life might actually take it.”
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.