Missouri residents are familiar with many types of gas-fueled appliances that can produce carbon monoxide during their operation.

Some of the most common carbon monoxide hazards include:

  • furnaces;
  • heaters;
  • stoves;
  • fireplaces;
  • generators;
  • water heaters or boilers; and
  • vehicles. 

These types of equipment all release carbon monoxide gas, which is odorless, tasteless and colorless. The body's inability to detect unsafe carbon monoxide levels in the air means we must rely on the integrity of our equipment and the use of carbon monoxide detectors to keep us safe.

Unfortunately, if these products become defective, or a carbon monoxide detector fails to alert you to unsafe gas levels, the results can be deadly. When a defective product causes you or your family to suffer from carbon monoxide poisoning, you will need to file a claim with the help of a St. Louis defective product attorney.

The dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning can be life-threatening. Surviving carbon monoxide poisoning can result in brain damage and produce life-long complications. If you have a case of carbon monoxide poisoning that resulted in serious injury or the death of a loved one, you should seek a claim with a St. Louis defective product attorney. 

Contacting a St. Louis Defective Product

When a defective product causes serious injury or death, the liable party needs to be held accountable for negligence. Filing a Missouri product liability claim is no easy feat, but with the help of a St. Louis defective product attorney, you can feel confident knowing your case is in good hands, while you focus on your recovery and getting your life back on track. To get started with determining if you have a viable defective product case, contact the Missouri product liability team at Bollwerk & Tatlow, LLC - 314-315-8111.

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