Carbon monoxide poisoning

March 7, 2023 Posted in Articles

Carbon monoxide poisoning causes more than 20,000 emergency room visits and more than 400 deaths of Americans each year. Further, carbon monoxide poisoning has long-term effects on its victims.  


Physical effects include:  

  • Brain damage 
  • Organ damage 
  • Muscle pain and weakness 
  • Fatigue  
  • Trouble focusing eyes 
  • Impaired motor function. 


Mental and psychological effects include 

  • Depression 
  • Memory loss 
  • Irritability 
  • Anxiety 
  • Loss of maturity or personality 
  • PTSD.  


Often, carbon monoxide poisoning is caused by another person’s negligence or carelessness. Examples include defective products, a landlord failing to maintain a property correctly, leaks, and improper installation or maintenance. Individuals exposed to carbon monoxide poisoning should be compensated for these life-changing injuries.  


If you or someone you know fell victim to carbon monoxide poisoning please contact a Personal Injury Lawyers in Bethlehem, Pa. at The Law Offices of Edward J. McKarski for a free consolation. 






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