Author: Jason W. Konvicka, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney
This holiday season, many Americans will attempt to deep fry with oil or cook with grease to prepare their meals. While these are effective methods that often result in tasty meals, many dangers can arise out of these cooking techniques. Home cooks should take extra care when using oil or grease to prepare their meals.
Using oil for cooking or frying can be very dangerous. More than 40 percent of range or stove fires began as a result of cooking oil ignition. 25 percent of all the home fires reported between 2007 and 2011 were started by fat or grease. The number of injuries caused by fat or grease fires was even higher. One third…