A couple were asphyxiated from carbon monoxide poisoning, and it was discovered that the source of the carbon monoxide was a gas-powered refrigerator.


Investigation revealed a defectively manufactured valve in the burner chamber, which had slipped into a setting causing incomplete combustion of the gas and the subsequent release of toxic carbon monoxide fumes.

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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