As the cold weather approaches, you may start to hear about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning. Just this month in NJ, two people were killed and 12 others were injured by carbon monoxide poisoning at Streets Rehearsal Studio, a recording studio located in a converted factory building. In February, the store manager of Legal Sea Foods in Huntington Station, NY also died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Carbon Monoxide is an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas. We urge you to protect you and your family by reviewing the following safety tips:
Know the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning: headache, dizziness, weakness, nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, and confusion. If you suspect CO poisoning, get outside to fresh air immediately, and then call 911.
If you lost a close family member to carbon monoxide poisoning and believe it was due to someone else’s negligence, contact us today. We can help. As part of our free consultation, we’ll discuss your case, let you know what you can expect from the legal process and answer all your questions.