Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Lawyers in Fort Lauderdale
Carbon monoxide poisoning results in thousands of fatalities and injuries each year. And CO poisoning is on the rise due to the flooding of keyless-go vehicles in the U.S. drivers are forgetting to turn off their vehicles once they park in their own garage, since a key is not needed to start or stop the car. This means the engine will run until the gas tank is empty. Carbon monoxide can kill very quickly in an enclosed space like a garage. Auto manufacturers have known about the dangers associated with keyless-go vehicles for years, but have failed to take action.
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At Coffey Trial Law, we help people seek compensation for their injuries or the deaths of their loved ones caused by negligence. If you or a loved one experienced carbon monoxide poisoning, it is important to find out if you have a valid claim against a car manufacturer or other entity. Call our Fort Lauderdale attorneys at (954) 541-3194 to discuss your options in a free consultation.
Causes of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Keyless go vehicles are not the only causes of carbon monoxide poisoning. More than 50 percent of all carbon monoxide incidents occur within homes due to:
- Defective or wrongly installed appliances
- Poorly constructed and badly ventilated buildings
- Blocked or defective chimneys
- Blocked car exhausts
- Chemical fumes
People may not know that they have been exposed to carbon monoxide—it’s colorless and odorless. But it can build up in the body over time and cause serious damage. Children, the elderly and pregnant women are most susceptible to carbon monoxide poisoning. If you suspect carbon monoxide poisoning, talk to your doctor as soon as possible for an exam and a diagnosis.
We Leave No Stone Unturned
Our lawyers will consult with medical experts and specialists. We will engage automotive engineers to show that it is easy to prevent carbon monoxide exposure in cars. We will depose building engineers to show how shoddy construction led to exposure to this deadly gas. We will leave no stone unturned in our efforts to obtain the compensation you need and deserve.
Call Us Today if You Suspect Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
If your loved one died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a keyless vehicle or you received a diagnosis of carbon monoxide exposure, find out if you have a case. Call our south Florida lawyers at (954) 541-3194 or contact our injury attorneys via email for a free consultation.
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