Author: W. Coleman Allen, Jr. - Richmond Personal Injury Attorney
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is the #1 cause of poisonings in the U.S., but less than 5% of those poisonings are reported because most go undetected until it's too late.What is carbon monoxide?
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a potentially deadly gas that is caused by unburned fuels. A common source of carbon monoxide gas that can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning is a vehicle left running in an enclosed area produces carbon monoxide gas. Appliances, such as dryers, water heaters, and ovens can also produce the gas. Generators used during power outages can also lead to carbon monoxide exposure.