Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Lawsuit

Consumer Safety Watch is currently investigating the potential for claims for people that have suffered from the serious side effects of carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a negligent individual or party. Negligent parties most often include: building owners, employers, and product manufacturers. Complete the form on this page to find out of your case may qualify for compensation.

Carbon monoxide (CO) is frequently referred to as “the Silent Killer” because it is a colorless, odorless, and poisonous gas. Carbon monoxide reduces the amount of oxygen delivered to the body’s vital organs such as the heart or the brain. When exposed to large enough amounts of CO it can cause you to suffocate or lose consciousness within minutes.

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Compensation for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Victims

Depending on the specifics of the poisoning, accident victims may be entitled to one or more of the following types of damages:

  • Medical Costs:  Victims may seek compensation for medical bills, as well as any future medical expenses associated with the injury.
  • Lost Wages:  If you’re hospitalized after your accident, there’s a good chance you’ll miss work while you recuperate. This may be recouped in your settlement.
  • Pain and Suffering:  Long after the physical wounds heal, the emotional pain of an accident can linger. This pain and suffering may be included in your settlement.
  • Wrongful Death:  If your loved one was killed, you’re probably grief-stricken and wondering how you’ll shoulder medical bills, funeral costs – not to mention the loss of future income for your family. The emotional loss cannot be understated, either. The loss of companionship and affection is irreplaceable. The Virginia wrongful death act allows certain family members to bring a claim for the losses they have suffered from the death of a loved one.

Carbon monoxide poisoning is often due to:

  • Faulty equipment/appliances
  • Improper use or handling of equipment/appliances
  • Lack of or improper venting
  • Failure to comply with carbon monoxide detector regulations

Negligent parties most often include: building owners, employers, and product manufacturers.

Statute of Limitations (Deadlines) For Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Claims

It is essential to file a lawsuit within strict deadlines imposed by law. In many states, a two-year deadline also known as a Statute of Limitations is in place. We can work with you to determine the specific statute of limitations for your state and your case. Special circumstances apply depending on the situation. Once you have missed this deadline, you may no longer be able to file a claim.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Lawsuits

Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause serious injuries, and has the potential to cause permanent damage or death. If you or someone you care about has suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning due to the negligence, do not hesitate to contact us to receive the dedicated assistance of our team that you deserve.

Follow these 4 tips to stay safe while there’s a chill in the air:

1.  Install a carbon monoxide detector.
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