The jury verdict included $48 million compensatory and $61 million punitive damages for the family of a woman killed by a fallen electric line. (Goretzka)
Carbon monoxide poisoning results in nearly 500 deaths each year and 15,000 emergency room visits, including those for severe illnesses such as brain damage, nerve injury and heart and lung conditions.
Many incidents involving the colorless, odorless gas are the fault of defective products or may occur in commercial premises such as factories and other businesses, restaurants, schools and apartment buildings which lack proper ventilation.
If you or a loved one suffered serious injury or death as the result of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning, you should call us at 800-243-1100 to speak with a carbon monoxide poisoning attorney for a free consultation of a possible carbon monoxide lawsuit.
Kline & Specter, PC, with more than 40 attorneys, six of them also highly skilled doctors, has the experience and expertise to litigate carbon monoxide poisoning cases. One of the nation’s top plaintiff law firms, Kline & Specter is based in Philadelphia and represents carbon monoxide poisoning victims in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and throughout the United States.
Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are headache, nausea, dizziness, confusion, fainting, shortness of breath and chest pain. A simple and inexpensive medical test can detect carbon monoxide poisoning.
Most cases of carbon monoxide exposure occur where climates are colder, such as the Midwest and Northeast, according to the federal Centers for Disease and Prevention. (See the CDC report)
In some cases of carbon monoxide exposure, a defective product such as a generator or other motorized device can be at fault as well as an improperly ventilated or maintained business or commercial property. In such cases, a civil suit can be filed against the liable party.
Call us at 800-243-1100 for a free consultation on your carbon monoxide poisoning claim.