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Texas Carbon Monoxide

Are You in Texas? Were You Injured or did You Family Suffer a Loss From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 800-862-1260. We can help you and your family with evaluating any death and determining any possible claims.

If you get Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, call Carabin Shaw’s San Antonio Carbon Monoxide Lawyers today. You need experienced attorneys who know these cases and can help you in your time of need. Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas. It is odorless and colorless. It is created and/or unleashed by burning kerosene, natural gas, paper, wood or gasoline. Poisoning from gaseous carbon monoxide is all too common in many Texas industries; in fact, good estimates show that every year, Carbon Monoxide gas kills at least 5,000 people in our United States by itself. It also seriously injures another estimated 10,000. Symptoms and signs of gas based poisoning from carbon monoxide include loss of consciousness, weakness, dizziness, headache, and even can include death if an individual is exposed to very high atmospheric levels of this gas. If you have suffered from CO poisoning, you should call Carabin Shaw’s veteran Texas Lawyers. They are ready and waiting for your call. They know how to deal with these cases and get you the best possible chance at the maximum recovery allowed by Texas law.

What actually is Poisoning by Carbon Monoxide Gas?

Carbon monoxide gas has no detectable taste or smell. It is therefore almost impossible to tell when someone is inhaling the gas. This particular compound competes with needed oxygen atoms for binding space or sites on blood hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the actual molecule in someone’s red blood cells which takes oxygen from a person’s lungs to the tissues in their body. Carbon monoxide is unfortunately a lot more efficient at using the spaces in the hemoglobin than necessary oxygen is. Therefore, if life giving oxygen cannot get into someone’s blood hemoglobin due to its usual space being occupied by CO, the body’s tissues will get starved of needed oxygen and thus die.

Carbon monoxide gas is usually found in the fumes created by combustion in a heating system, gas range, lantern, stove or automobile. The exhaust gasses from these particular sources can suffer build up in any semi or totally enclosed space. This is where both animals and people can get poisoned by inhaling the fumes. If you have suffered such poisoning, call the Carbon Monoxide Attorneys in San Antonio at Carabin Shaw as soon as you know about your injuries. The faster we can get started working on your claim, the better your chances are for a full and fair damages recovery.

Symptoms of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The signs most generally reported and the symptoms of gaseous poisoning by carbon monoxide include:

  • Confusion
  • Chest Pain
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches

Exposure to very high levels of gaseous carbon monoxide can be the cause of:

  • Strokes
  • Seizures
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Death

If a diagnosed carbon monoxide patient has suffered from only mild sorts of symptoms, their chances of a full recovery are usually pretty good. However, among those persons who suffer from serious or severe cases of gaseous poisoning by carbon monoxide have a high chance of serious health complications in the long-term, which may well include persistent or ongoing lung and heart damage. If you have had injuries like these, call the San Antonio Carbon Monoxide Lawyers at Carabin Shaw today. We may be able to help with medical treatment and we can help you recover any damages which the law allows.

Workplace Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide gas poisoning in people’s workplaces can actually be a severe problem because the gas itself is odorless and colorless, and all too often goes unnoticed and undetected until way too late. CO can enter the air through broken or faulty machines in many workplaces. Among the more common sources are:

  • Central heating systems
  • Small diesel or gas powered tools
  • Vehicles
  • Stoves
  • Generators
  • Water Heaters

Carbon monoxide gas has often been called a ‘silent killer.’ This is because, absent proper safety gear and equipment, the gas is virtually undetectable until poisoning symptoms appear. If and when they do, you need help. You need the experienced Carbon Monoxide Attorneys in San Antonio at Carabin Shaw to look at the facts of your specific case and help you figure out who is responsible and how to make them pay.

Are you in Texas? Were you injured or did you family suffer a loss from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 800-862-1260. We can help you and your family with evaluating any death and determining any possible claims.

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