Airbags are a tremendous development in automobile safety, saving untold lives every year. But when they don’t work properly, the passengers and drivers are not protected, and the defective airbags themselves can, in fact, cause harm. It’s important to check your manufacturer’s recalls to determine if your car is safe. If you have already been injured by faulty airbags and you are a resident of Florida, I may be able to help you receive the compensation you deserve for their negligence.
2023 Toyota and Lexus airbag recall
The most recent recall, July 2023, is the recall of over 110,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicles to repair faulty wiring in the steering column. Apparently, an electrical connection was not welded properly at the factory. The cable within the column could detach, disabling the driver-side airbag and causing the airbag light to be illumined.