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Areas of Practice - Side Impact Accidents

Would an airbag make a difference?
In Real-World Crashes, Side Airbags with Head Protection are Saving Lives
Side airbags substantially reduce death risk in cars and suv's; Those that protect people's head are especially effective
First time institute side tests small pickups; Toyota rates are good, but results for others are 'dismal'
Impressive Crash Test Performance for Vehicles with Side Airbags that also Protect People's Heads
New airbag system to protect occupants' heads in side impacts makes impressive crash test showing
Efficacy of side airbags in reducing driver deaths in driver-side collisions
Characteristics of the injury environment in far-side crashes




Would an airbag make a difference?
Anthony & Peterson, LLP is a personal injury law firm representing clients in catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation thought out the United States. If you or a family member has been injured or killed in an intersectional collision or side impact accident, please contact our office toll free at (800) 280-2990

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In Real-World Crashes, Side Airbags with Head Protection are Saving Lives
Side airbags that include head protection are reducing deaths by about 45 percent among drivers of passenger cars struck on the near (driver) side.

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Side airbags substantially reduce death risk in cars and suvs; Those that protect people's head are especially effective
Side airbags that protect people's heads are reducing driver deaths in cars struck on the near (driver) side by an estimated 37 percent.

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First time institute side tests small pickups; Toyota rates are good, but results for others are 'dismal'
Small pickups aren't providing as much protection in side crashes as many new cars and suvs The Toyota Tacoma was the only one of five small pickup trucks, all 2008 models, to earn the highest rating of good for occupant protection in recent crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Impressive Crash Test Performance for Vehicles with Side Airbags that also Protect People's Heads
For the first time, automakers are beginning to offer side airbags with head protection in more popular and less expensive passenger vehicles. Ford Motor Company rolled out its new side airbags for 1999 models, and crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety demonstrates the potential benefits of this safety technology in side impact crashes.

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New airbag system to protect occupants' heads in side impacts makes impressive crash test showing
A new airbag system designed to protect people's heads in serious side impacts made an impressive showing in a crash test yesterday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Efficacy of side airbags in reducing driver deaths in driver-side collisions
Side airbags, a relatively new technology designed to protect head and/or torso in side-impact collisions, are becoming increasingly common in automobiles.

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Characteristics of the injury environment in far-side crashes
The population of occupants in far-side crashes that are documented in the US National database (NASS/CDS) was studied.

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