Compensation for Burning Fumes

When it comes to combustion, it is a common occurrence in most homes or workplaces and in general is used to create energy, provide fuel to complete a range of daily tasks, or even for cooking. Although in many situations combustion is performed in a safe manner, there are often circumstances where problems can arise and as a result we could be left inhaling potentially dangerous burning fumes. 

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If you have been put in a situation where you have received injuries from inhaling burning fumes and it wasn’t your fault, then you could be eligible to make a compensation claim to cover any injury costs that you have incurred as a result. 

What type of fumes could affect me?

When it comes to burning fumes, in general one of the biggest health risks that you will face is smoke. Any type of burning usually involves smoke regardless of whether it is in a commercial environment or at home. In addition, depending on the type of material that you are burning you may also be exposed to dangerous fumes which could result from the process of combustion or certain materials, for example plastic.

What injuries could I be left with?

When it comes to inhaling burning fumes you could be left with a number of injuries and these include:

  • Brain damage
  • Permanent disability
  • Severe headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of memory.

Who could I make a claim against?

Claims for compensation from burning fumes can be made against anyone who has negligently put you in a position where your health could be at risk. This could be the manufacturer of an item which may be giving off a burning fume due to a fault, or it could be your employer if you feel that they have been negligent towards your safety by allowing you work in an environment where you are consistently exposed to burning fumes without being provided with appropriate safety gear.

What is my next move?

When it comes to dealing with any type of personal injury claim, Manners Pimblett are industry experts and our team will work with you throughout the process, every step of the way. Bringing to the table a wealth of knowledge and experience we can help you with your claim and ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to.

To find out more about how you can get your claim started, contact the Manners Pimblett team today on 0845 077 0772.

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