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Atlanta Accident Lawyer Answers - Should my airbags have deployed during my car crash?

The Law Offices of Shane Smith serves the Metro Atlanta Area including Fulton County, Clayton County, Henry County, Coweta County, Dekalb County, Douglas County, Muscogee County, Baldwin County, Clarke County, Gwinnett County, Spalding County, Fayette County, Paulding County, Cherokee County, Chattahoochee County, Marion County and Harris County.

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     Many times, we receive calls in our office here at Hurt 999 where people who have just been in a car accident ask why the airbags didn't deploy and they want to sue the airbag company.  This is not a cut and dried situation.  Airbags are not designed to deploy in all crashes.  Before I learned about this area of car accident law, I thought an airbag always deployed in almost every situation where there was a significant impact.  I then learned how expensive it was to repackage an airbag.  This can cost over a thousand dollars per airbag.  Car companies have designed the air bags and vehicles with sensors which determine the type of car crash.  The signals are then sent to a black box or internal computer which determines whether the car should deploy the airbags.  Find out more about this here from our car accident lawyers at Hurt 999.

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Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia

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