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El Paso Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Lawsuit

Carbon monoxide is known as the invisible killer—colorless, odorless, and impossible to detect without a working carbon monoxide detector. Its victims are unaware they are in danger until they begin to experience the symptoms. For some, it may be too late; tragically, many severe cases of carbon monoxide poisoning result in death. Though Texas state law provides guidelines to prevent such tragedies, El Paso families are affected every year by carbon monoxide leaks.

Carbon monoxide poisoning victims and their families have a right to file a personal injury claim to recover the cost of their damages. If you are planning to file an El Paso carbon monoxide poisoning lawsuit, it may help you to know what to expect on the road to financial settlement.

What to Expect When Filing a Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Lawsuit
  1. Before investigating the details of your claim, you will need to choose the right El Paso personal injury attorney.

    Look for attorneys with prior experience representing carbon monoxide poisoning victims. Don’t be afraid to ask questions! An attorney’s availability, past financial settlement awards, and specialty practice areas can make all the difference in your carbon monoxide poisoning claim.

  2. After choosing a carbon monoxide poisoning lawyer in El Paso, Texas, your attorney will begin an investigation to provide proof that your injuries were directly caused by a carbon monoxide leak.

    Potential injuries caused by carbon monoxide poisoning may include seizures, comatose state, memory loss, impaired motor functioning, or fatality.

  3. Your attorney will also help you to assess any non-physical damages caused by carbon monoxide poisoning.

    For example, victims and their families may seek compensation for loss of income, loss of wage-earning abilities, pain, and suffering.

  4. Your lawyer will need to prove that the carbon monoxide leak that caused your injuries was due to the negligence of a homeowner, landlord, business proprietor, or manufacturer.

    Texas law dictates that qualifying homeowners and daycare centers provide functioning carbon monoxide detectors, so if a landlord, for example, is found to have been negligible in upkeeping carbon monoxide detectors, they could be held financially liable for any injuries caused by a potential leak.

  5. The final step in your carbon monoxide poisoning lawsuit is to demand a settlement.

    This may include a demand letter which provides all the documentation relevant to your case with a clear outline of the amount you demand for your damages. Your attorney will help you to draw up a demand letter that provides full financial recuperation from your accident.

  6. When carbon monoxide poisoning attorneys are successful, they often receive huge financial settlements for their clients.

    For this reason, it is important that you make your choice of personal injury lawyer very carefully.

As always, it is advisable that you contact an attorney for advice regarding a carbon monoxide personal injury claim. The firm of Carabin Shaw is a qualified personal injury firm serving the El Paso area with a proven history of defending Texas families.

El Paso Personal Injury Attorneys at Carabin Shaw

If you or a loved one was poisoned by a carbon monoxide leak in El Paso, you deserve financial compensation for any injuries. Carabin Shaw Law Firm provides the best carbon monoxide poisoning lawyers in El Paso, Texas. Our team’s commitment to seeking justice for El Paso families and our willingness to stand up to big insurance companies have earned the trust of the communities we serve.

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If you would like to schedule a no-cost, no-obligation initial consultation and case review with an experienced personal injury attorney, call our office today at 915-779-2301. We would be honored to represent you and your family as you seek justice for your carbon monoxide poisoning.

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