Products Liability – Flammable fabrics

Flammable Tent, Bedding

Three-year-old girl sustained severe burns resulting in death when the tent in which she was sleeping ignited after her bedding came in contact with a lit candle.   The fire occurred in connection with a camp meeting event at the XXX campground. The girl's family

Flammable Tent, Bedding2021-04-16T14:03:35-04:00

Pajama Top

On one Saturday morning in February, a young girl and her friend were preparing breakfast at home. When the young girl reached across the electric stove, the lit burner ignited the bottom of the pajama top she was wearing.   The label on the pajamas

Pajama Top2021-04-16T06:14:40-04:00

Uniform

Workers were catastrophically burned while wearing uniforms provided by their employer. At the time of the fire, the workers were trying to extinguish a fire that had started in a feed bin.   In the course of their efforts, a flash fire occurred, igniting the

Uniform2021-04-16T13:50:50-04:00

Robe

The plaintiff, a 43-year-old woman, lit a cigarette and was walking in her apartment when, experiencing pain, she looked down to see her bathrobe was engulfed in flames.   She suffered severe burns over more than 60% of her body. Examination of the robe revealed

Robe2021-04-16T13:56:48-04:00

Pajamas

The plaintiff, an 11-year-old boy, was severely burned after the cotton pajamas which he was wearing were ignited by the burner on a stove in the family's kitchen.   Several attempts to extinguish the flames were unsuccessful. Investigation revealed that the particular fabric used in

Pajamas2021-04-16T05:50:38-04:00

Child’s Nightgown; Trick Candles

The plaintiff, a 6-year-old girl was seriously burned over portions of her torso when her cotton nightgown was ignited by a "trick" party candle.   Suit was brought against both the nightgown and candle manufacturers. Plaintiffs contended that the materials used in the nightgown were

Child’s Nightgown; Trick Candles2021-04-16T05:06:37-04:00

Carpet

A 63-year-old man was found dead in his home by firemen who were called to the home after a fire was reported by a neighbor.   After investigation it was learned that the fire was started as the result of a faulty pressure regulator on

Carpet2021-04-16T07:59:34-04:00

Poncho

The plaintiff, a 5-year-old girl, had been given a new plaid poncho, made from a synthetic material, which had a decorative fringe along its edges.   The fringe caught fire, and the entire poncho was engulfed in flames. The girl sustained massive disfiguring burn injuries.

Poncho2021-04-15T17:21:31-04:00
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