Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
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Recent studies have shown that carbon monoxide poisoning accounts for approximately 500 deaths and countless serious injuries. Carbon monoxide has no color or odor, and thus cannot be detected by the naked eye. It is produced by natural gas emissions from vehicles, but also from everyday objects in the home, such as heaters, furnaces, fireplaces, and gas water heaters.
If you or your family has been harmed by inhaling carbon monoxide, you must seek a lawyer to assist you as soon as possible. Berthold Law Firm, PLLC is backed by over 75 years of combined experience. We know what it takes to help others find successful outcomes for their injury cases.
The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
In 1998, West Virginia passed a law requiring all homes that use fuel or is a cooking source to have carbon monoxide detectors installed. This is because carbon monoxide has no odor and cannot be detected visually. A victim m ay not even realize that he or she has been poisoned, as many of the symptoms can be indicators of other diseases.
These are the warning signs of carbon monoxide poisoning:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Chest pain
- Blurred vision
- Loss of conciousness
During your investigation, our Charleston personal injury lawyers can examine the courts of events leading to the cause of carbon monoxide poisoning. If we find that someone else’s negligence caused the carbon monoxide leak, we can take legal action to file a claim for compensation. It is your legal right and enables you to find the financial means to cover the costs of medical bills, loss of income, and other unexpected expenses.
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