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How Can a Lawyer Help - Austin Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Lawyers

The Austin personal injury attorneys at Carabin Shaw are experienced in helping clients who have been injured by carbon monoxide poisoning. We have helped many victims of carbon monoxide exposure in Austin and other cities in Texas recover the compensation they deserve.

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious issue in Austin, and it can cause serious injuries to residents of the city. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that is produced by combustion processes such as cooking or heating. When you inhale this gas, it replaces oxygen in your bloodstream, which can lead to death if you are exposed for long periods of time.

The most common cause of carbon monoxide poisoning in Austin is from faulty heating units that do not vent properly or from improperly maintained furnaces. Other sources of CO include defective generators and appliances like stoves and hot water heaters.

If you suspect that you have suffered from CO poisoning due to the negligence of a landlord, business owner, or product maker, contact our firm of Texas carbon monoxide poisoning attorneys immediately to book a free case review.

How a Personal Injury Lawyer in Austin Can Help You Deal with a Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Case Help Get the Treatment You Need

In addition to helping with your medical bills and getting the proper treatment for your injuries, a legal professional can also help with other matters such as:

  • Loan you money for medical costs
  • Settle any outstanding accounts with vendors who provided services during the period of time when your home was unsafe to occupy
  • Use their network of medical professionals to help you recover physically
Investigate the Source of Your Poisoning

All tenants living on a landlord's property are subject to their responsibility to maintain their safety. This implies that routine inspections should be performed on any potential gas leaks and combustion processes in the home or unit. In order to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, furnaces, water heaters, chimneys, fireplaces, and all gas appliances should all be properly maintained to avoid intoxication.

An attorney can hire the experts necessary to investigate when and how you were poisoned.

Hold the Manufacturer Accountable

If a product causes you to get sick or injured, they are liable. In some cases, the company will be held responsible even if a defect was introduced during installation or maintenance.

When it comes to carbon monoxide poisoning, this means that victims of carbon monoxide poisoning in Austin have the right to hold the manufacturer accountable for their negligence in designing and manufacturing an unsafe product; providing inadequate warnings about potential hazards; failing to provide proper installation instructions and maintenance guidance; or ignoring complaints about defects in their products that result in serious injury or death.

Help Get Proper Compensation

As a victim of carbon monoxide poisoning, you may be entitled to get compensation for your medical bills and lost wages, as well as pain and suffering. You may also be able to seek additional damages if your loved one passed away due to a wrongful death. If this sounds like something that could apply to your situation, contact our firm of Austin carbon monoxide poisoning lawyers.

Carabin Shaw Can Help You Obtain Justice

It’s important to remember that no matter how much evidence you have, you still need the right legal counsel on your side. You can’t trust just anyone with your case, and that’s why we offer a free consultation to discuss your legal options and work on a contingency agreement, meaning you don’t pay us unless we win your case. This is what some of our clients like the most after working with our firm, which you can read about more in Carabin Shaw’s client reviews page.

Contact us at any time of day toll-free at 800-1260 to get the process started on your case. You can interact with our legal team in either English or Spanish.

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