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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Claim & Gas Safety Checks

The Defective Premises Act 1972 states that a Landlord has an obligation to see that all persons who might reasonably be affected by defective premises are kept safe from personal injury or damage to property. This duty will cover most carbon monoxide poisoning claims arising from defective gas appliances.

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What is a Gas Safety Check?

The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 make it clear that a Landlord must carry out an annual gas safety check and ensure that relevant gas fittings and flues are maintained in safe condition.  Each appliance and flue must be checked for safety within 12 months of installation and then at the very least every 12 months.

Have you suffered from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

If you have you may be able to make a carbon monoxide poisoning compensation claim.  Typical symptoms include:

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness and sickness
  • Vomiting
  • Tiredness and confusion
  • Stomach pains
  • Shortness of breath and difficulty breathing
  • Confusion
  • Memory loss
  • Co-ordination problems

If you have any of these symptoms for any period of time it is important that you speak to a medical expert as soon as possible.  In the worse case scenario carbon monoxide can kill.

What We Can Do For A Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Claim

You may be able to make a carbon monoxide poisoning claim if your landlord has failed to fix or inspect a gas appliance.  To make a carbon monoxide poisoning claim you need to contact a carbon monoxide poisoning claim lawyer.

We are carbon monoxide poisoning compensation claim Solicitors who specialise in carbon monoxide poisoning claims, claiming compensation for tenants who have been poisoned by carbon monoxide and wish to make a landlord claim.  We will run your claim and make sure you make a recovery as quickly as possible and receive the maximum amount of carbon monoxide poisoning compensation.

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