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Injuries Caused by Defective Water Heaters

Columbus Product Liability Attorneys

A water heater design flaw or manufacturing defect can cause a fire that causes not only significant property damage but also serious burn injuries to people in the home. If you have been injured by a defective or dangerous water heater, you need a Columbus product liability attorney with experience handling these types of cases.

At Crawford & Brown Law Firm LLP, our attorneys have helped clients injured in accidents caused by defective water heaters and other dangerous products. Whether you were injured in a fire caused by a defective gas can, propane tank or water heater, our attorneys will give you personal attention and skilled advocacy throughout your case.

Contact our firm for a free initial consultation. We will work one on one with you to bring claims against the product manufacturer or designer.

Do You Suspect a Water Heater Caused Your House Fire?

Often, a water heater may be the source of a house fire or explosion. Sometimes, people near the water heater may suffer significant burns when a fire ignites due to the water heater. Often there is a defect in the water heater that contributes to or causes a fire to ignite. Technology exists to completely prevent the pilot light from being able to ignite flammable vapors, but unfortunately, this technology was not always used when available. If you or someone you care about suffered fire and burn injuries, our attorneys will work to diligently investigate the situation. We work with industry experts and local experts, including firefighters and emergency responders, to collect evidence. We can help you determine the cause of your fire and work to secure compensation for your medical expenses, property loss, and lost wages as well as damages for your pain and suffering.

Burn Injury Cases Handled by Our Lawyers

Defective Water Heater/Product Liability — Confidential Settlement

A 2-year-old boy living in a suburb of Atlanta suffered third-degree burns over half of his body when a water heater's pilot light ignited flammable vapors, causing a fire in the basement of his family's home. We pursued claims against manufacturers of various products involved in the fire as well as the builder of the home. Johnson v. Electrolux Home Prods. Inc. et al., Civ. Act. File No. 02VS041310C (State Court of Fulton County, Georgia).

More defective product verdicts and settlement results.

Free consultation about defective water heaters: Contact an attorney at Crawford & Brown Law Firm LLP, in Columbus for a free initial consultation. You can reach us by calling (706) 468-3616.

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