The plaintiff, while working in a crawlspace, came in contact with the outflow from an uncapped hot water pipe.


As a result, plaintiff suffered extensive burn injuries. Investigation revealed that the outflow pipe, which carried water at 180 degrees, had been installed without a cap contrary to housing code requirements. Plaintiff alleges negligence in the installation of the pipes and the failure to warn the worker of the dangerous condition that existed.

About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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