Millions of people are injured in car accidents each year, most of which are due to driver error. As a result, the vast majority of the compensation people recover after an auto accident comes from other drivers or their insurance policies. Sometimes, however, car accidents are caused by defective car equipment, or the equipment makes car accident injuries worse than they would have been had the equipment been free from defects.  In these situations, people who are injured can recover from the manufacturer of the equipment or the vehicle for their losses as well as others than may have been at fault. To determine whether you have a claim, you should discuss your situation with an experienced lawyer at the Law Offices of Shane Smith as soon as possible.

Airbag Injuries

Airbags deploy with incredible force that is capable of causing serious injuries. In some cases, they deploy without warning, potentially being the cause of catastrophic car accidents. Among the more serious injuries that can be cause be airbag defects include:

  • Burns

  • Broken bones

  • Disfigurement

  • Chest injuries

  • Neurological damage

  • Emotional trauma

  • Facial scarring

These injuries have the potential to result in significant medical expenses and lost income, as well as other noneconomic losses as well. Fortunately, Georgia tort law allows people who are injured by the negligence of others to obtain financial compensation for their losses through a personal injury lawsuit. Due to the complicated issues that often arise in car accident cases, victims should be certain to retain a Woolsey car accident lawyer as soon as possible after an accident occurs.

Contact a Woolsey personal injury attorney for a free consultation

The attorneys of the Law Offices of Shane Smith are dedicated to helping people injured in Georgia car accidents recover for their injuries. To schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers, call our office today at (770) 487-8999.

 

Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia
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