Airbags are designed to save lives by protecting you and others in your car from the front and side impact of a collision. When not installed correctly, or when a design or manufacturing flaw occurs, an airbag can cause injuries. If you or someone you love was injured by an airbag, our Massachusetts product liability lawyer will help you identify the at-fault party and seek appropriate damages.
At Ged Lawyers, our Massachusetts airbag injury lawyer will help you recover damages related to your injuries, including medical expenses, lost income, and more. One of our team members will review your case at no cost. We will also accept your case on a contingency-fee basis. We are only compensated when you are, meaning working with our law firm is risk-free. Call us today for a free initial consultation to find out more.
Compensation for Airbag Injuries and Related Damages in Massachusetts
A flawed or faulty airbag can cause serious harm. Among the most common airbag injuries are soft tissue, internal, face, head, chest, and neck injuries. Broken and fractured bones and burns are also commonly reported airbag injuries.
Our Massachusetts personal injury lawyer will help you assess and recoup the cost of treating these injuries. This includes all current and future medical bills until you reach maximum medical improvement. Additional recoverable damages can include:
- Current and future lost wages
- Property damage or loss
- Diminished property value
- Disability or disfigurement
- Physical pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Wrongful death damages, if applicable
As part of the comprehensive case file we build for you, our legal team will compile your medical bills, car repair or replacement estimates, and proof of income. We also collect any other documents that support the monetary value of your compensation request.
Let Our Personal Injury Attorney Handle Your Airbag Defect Case for You
Building a compelling personal injury case can be time-consuming and stressful. It is also a multifaceted legal process that can be difficult without legal guidance. When we accept your case, our personal injury lawyer will take all of the following actions on your behalf:
- Investigate the airbag and its manufacturer
- Collect, organize, and present evidence
- Consult vehicle and airbag experts
- Determine the financial value of your case
- Handle the settlement negotiation process
- Provide updates as your case develops
Recovering from airbag injuries can be a long, complex process. An additional benefit of working with our law firm—while we focus on your financial recovery, you can focus on your physical recovery.
Hear From Our Satisfied Personal Injury Clients
No one can explain what it means to work with our law firm like the clients we represented in the past. Our previous clients say:
- Michael Marineau: “I wanted to share my gratitude for GED Lawyers and their entire staff … From my call from the accident scene to receiving a check… I always had a direct line of communication … That’s how it’s supposed to be in a personal injury case. Forever grateful.”
- Cathy Maldonado: “I want [to] thank Maria Colon and her amazing team for all their support, time and help that they’ve done for me. Highly recommend them.”
Find more client testimonials and recommendations on our reviews page and see what it means to work with a law firm committed to 360-degree client service and support.
The Statute of Limitations on Your Massachusetts Airbag Injury Lawsuit
You may know your case could benefit from legal support from a lawyer. You should also know when to hire a lawyer for your personal injury case. Getting started with a lawyer right away may be in your best interest since state-mandated filing deadlines can have a serious impact on your case.
In general, the personal injury statute of limitations is three years, according to Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 260 § 2A. Similarly, the wrongful death statute of limitations is generally three years, according to Mass. Gen. Laws Ann. ch. 229, § 2. Our legal team will help you understand and accurately interpret the applicable filing deadline.
Getting us involved sooner rather than later can have additional benefits—we can speak to witnesses while their memories are fresh and collect and preserve evidence.
How Dangerous Airbag Injuries Occur in Massachusetts Car Accidents
When our airbag injury lawyer serving Massachusetts accepts your case, we conduct our own investigation to identify the reason for your injury. Some commonly reported reasons airbags cause injuries include:
- The sensor malfunctioned
- The airbag failed to deploy
- The airbag deployed unexpectedly
- The airbag released harmful gas
- The airbag deployed too forcefully
- The airbag is punctured
- The airbag’s electrical components fail
In addition to proving the cause of your airbag injuries, our team at Ged Lawyers will prove its underlying cause. This could include a manufacturing, design, or installation flaw or defect, or other negligence-based issue.
How Our Airbag Injury Attorney Serving Massachusetts Proves Negligence
To recover damages in a personal injury or product liability case, you have to prove the negligence that led to your accident and resulting injuries. Our investigative team will handle this for you by proving the following components of negligence:
- Duty of care
- Breach of duty
We prove these elements with a robust evidence collection. It will include:
- Test results on the airbag
- Airbag manufacturing records
- Vehicle manufacturing records
- Official police report
- Medical records
- Deployed airbag photos
- Injury photos
- Accident scene reconstruction
Collecting evidence while coping with serious injuries can be challenging. Our legal team will handle evidence collection rather than taxing you or your family with this potentially daunting task.
Contact Our Product Liability Team About Your Airbag Failure Injury
If you or someone you love was injured by an airbag, its manufacturer or installer could be responsible for compensating you. Proving the cause of your injury can be a complicated process. Our Massachusetts airbag injury lawyer will build the strongest possible case file and take on the insurance company.
You do not have to handle the details of your airbag injury case alone. Find out how hard we go to bat for you by contacting our consultation team at Ged Lawyers today. We provide free consultations to injury victims and their loved ones.