If in accident and the air bags didn’t deploy, is the manufacturer liable if no serious injury occurred?

Asked on April 13, 2016 under Personal Injury, Oklahoma

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Liable for what? The amount of compensation a person is entitled to is based on the medical costs, if any, lost wages, if any, and--if there was a signiifcant disability or life impairment lasting for months or longer--some amount for "pain and suffering." Without serious injury, there is almost certainly no point in suing--you'd very likely spend more on the lawsuit that you'd get back in compensation.


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