Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Jacksonville

Carbon monoxide is called the silent killer. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas produced by the incomplete combustion of a fossil fuel (wood, oil, gas or coal.) It acts by rendering a person gradually unconscious as a result of exposure. Regetfully many people never recover from the being unconscious. Hence CO has become known as “the silent killer”.

Carbon Monoxide is a dangerous gas that can quickly cause serious injury and even death upon exposure. It is present in all restaurants, apartment complexes, and houses throughout the State. From boilers to household ovens, carbon monoxide is most often found coming from fuel burning appliances, and while this is a normal aspect of many products, defects and poor maintenance may result in this harmful gas leaking out. Those who are exposed to a high amount of carbon monoxide, especially in closed areas, can quickly suffer brain injuries, sickness and even die without proper medical care.

Initial symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning: Headaches, dizziness, and nausea.

Prolonged exposure: Confusion, drowsiness, elevated breathing, elevated heartbeat, chest pain, vision problems, seizures and death.

A personal injury lawyer like Brett Hastings understands that there are many reasons for these types of accidents, but none of them are excusable. The bottom line is that it is never acceptable to be needlessly injured. The fact that attorney Brett Hastings has handled carbon monoxide cases in the past is in incredibly important. An experienced carbon monoxide attorney like Brett Hastings underrtands the importance of having his clients examined by carbon monoxide medical experts to fully understand his clients injuries as well as retaining the right liability experts to prove the cause of the carbon monoxide poisoning.

Proving fault and damages in a carbon monoxide poisoning case is not easy. A victim must show that it was not his or her fault, but rather the fault of the manufacturer for the defects in the responsible product or the worker who installed and/or maintained negligently. This will take witness testimony, commentary by experts, and a large amount of proof that cannot be refuted. The Florida carbon monoxide poisoning attorneys at the Law Offices of Brett Hastings, P.A. can provide you with this representation. For more information on how we may be able to assist you, call us at 904-247-4400 today.

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