All of the cars marketed today incorporate as a safety element indispensable active Airbag, air bag that is activated instantly and rapidly when occurs a front or side collision of the vehicle, protecting the occupants of the vehicle from impacts that could suffer against the dashboard. But what happens when it is defective and does not fire when you must, or whether it is operated at an inconvenient time, distribute the driver with all the danger that might ensue? Different types of failures that can present the Airbag in your operation there are various ways in which an airbag may be defective causing you unnecessary damage: could be a fault in its launch system, either produce their activation of late. In the latter case, sufririas not only the injuries that the Airbag should avoid, but it also could cause you further if you fire while too close to the same. In other cases, they could be activated no they should do so, for example by touching lightly against a kerbstone, giving rise to injury in the driver and passengers; or even without having produced any collision, and may result in this case, in addition, a distraction and lack of visibility, which ended by culminate in an accident. On the other hand, also could be fired at improper angles, colliding against the body of the passenger in unnatural and unsafe way.
Finally, there are occasions in which Airbag is triggered at the right time, but doing it with excessive force, impacting violently against the occupant of the vehicle. This is especially dangerous for children and adults of short stature, reason why it is recommended to occupy the back seats of the vehicle. Liability for defects in Airbag in any case is the company the car manufacturer responsible for the security of all and each one of its components. Faults in its design or manufacture, together with the small number of tests that you could have undergone before the marketing; they are usually behind these terrible events. Thus, the proper functioning of the Airbag can determine the difference between death and survival of the occupants of the vehicle. The claim for damage caused by inappropriate operation of the Airbag if you suffer any of the circumstances described above and that malfunction of the vehicle Airbag suffer some kind of injury or damage, personal or material, could opt to receive economic compensation from the manufacturer of the device.
He would not mind if you were the owner of the vehicle or simply alquilaste or they lent you. It is essential that you suffered damage by the defectiveness of his Airbag. That Yes, if you had somehow manipulated this component and it would have derived their malfunction, you would directly attributable to you, and not the manufacturer, excluding any right to financial compensation.