Takata Airbag Recall
Injured by a defective Takata airbag? An attorney can help you fight for compensation.
Takata airbag manufacturer significantly expanded its worldwide recall of defective airbags in May 2015. The recall comes after years of denials by the Japanese company about the safety of its airbags. Takata now admits its airbags are defective and agreed to recall millions more airbags worldwide.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a malfunctioning Takata airbag, you have rights - and we can stand up for them. At the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone, our experienced airbag recall attorneys can handle your case. We thoroughly understand the law, and we have the track record to prove it. More than $500 million recovered for injury victims.
Car accidents involving defective air bags can be complicated. Choosing an attorney to represent you should be easy. Contact our law firm today and schedule a free case evaluation. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Call 1-800-WIN-WIN-1 and tell them you mean business!
How many cars have been recalled due to defective Takata airbags?
The latest Takata airbag recall increased the number of vehicles recalled in the United States to 34 million, making the recall the largest one in American automotive history. To put this number in perspective, 1 in 7 vehicles on the road in the United States have been recalled due to safety concerns about Takata's defective airbag.
The defect stems from issues with ammonium nitrate, the explosive material used in Takata airbags. Tests conducted by Takata and others discovered that this material is sensitive to moisture and can malfunction, especially during warmer weather.
What types of injuries have been caused by defective Takata airbags?
Malfunctioning Takata airbags have been linked to 6 deaths and more than 100 injuries. These injuries and deaths have occurred primarily due to shrapnel exploding out of the airbags when deployed. Injuries have included:
- Broken bones
- Lacerations to the face, other body parts
How do I know if my vehicle has been recalled by Takata?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has set up a vehicle recall page to help consumers find out if their Takata airbag has been recalled. You can find out if your vehicle is among the ones recalled by going to the NHTSA website and entering your vehicle identification number or VIN number.
The list of vehicles recalled by Takata is extensive and includes a wide range of vehicles manufactured between 2002 and 2011. The vehicle manufacturers include:
You can also contact us if you believe your vehicle has been recalled or you have any other questions about your potential defective air bag injury case.
Should I file a lawsuit if I'm injured by a defective airbag?
A class action Takata defective air bag lawsuit might be the best solution to your legal problems. But many other legal options exist. That's why it's critical that you contact the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone today.
Most states have a statute of limitations on taking legal action against a company after an act of negligence. That means you have a limited amount of time in order to file a product liability lawsuit to obtain financial compensation. Don't miss out on your opportunity to get the money you deserve. Contact us right now.
How can a Takata airbag recall lawyer help me with my case?
When you have an experienced airbag recall lawyer on your side, fighting for your rights, you can take an aggressive stance right from the start. Instead of letting auto manufacturers and insurance companies dictate what happens to you, you can set the agenda.
Your Takata airbag attorney can rigorously investigate your case and make sure you receive the attention you rightfully deserve. In cases involving defective airbags, our attorneys frequently review accident reports, consult with experts in the field and do whatever needs to be done to help clients get their lives back on track.
Contact our law firm today. We have 10 offices in Massachusetts, including ones in Boston, Worcester and Springfield. An attorney at our law firm can also speak with you on the phone about your case. Call toll free right now - 1-800-WIN-WIN-1.
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