February 5-11 is considered to be National Burn Awareness Week. This week provides a platform to help raise awareness about burn safety, prevention strategies, and treatment options, as well as valuable resources for those affected by burns and fires.
In the aftermath of car accidents, our law firm sees many clients with burn injuries caused by airbags. Airbags are designed to provide safety benefits, but in some cases can also cause burn injuries. Deploying airbags at high speeds and temperatures can cause serious, even life-threatening, burns to drivers and passengers. In this article, we’ll discuss how airbag deployment can lead to burn injuries and what you can do to help prevent them.