for the protection of children and adults from burns resulting from touching glass fronts on gas fireplaces
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2012
The media spotlight is often a double-edged sword. No one knows this better than No one knows this better than families who want to increase Fireplace Child Safety. And yet, gossip and rumor-mongering aside, the real story here is being overlooked according to Sean Burke of AttorneyOne.
On December 4th, 2012, Jotul North America announced the recall of four models of Jotul and Scan brand gas fireplace inserts. The fireplace insert’s electrical wiring can come into contact with the metal rating plate on the insert posing electrical shock and burn hazards to consumers. As reported, the firm received one report of an electric shock and burn injury with the recalled fireplace inserts.
On October 8th, 2012 Herald Online published that the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) announced an industry-wide safety initiative for the protection of children and adults from burns resulting from touching glass fronts on gas fireplaces.
AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, can provide helpful advice and simple solutions including how to get in contact with legal counsel so that, in case of Fireplace Burn, someone can easily and inexpensively deal with it. As Mr. Burke, director of Media Relations for AttorneyOne.com, added, “What all this information really illustrates is that threat of severe Fireplace Burn remains. For that reason, our focus should squarely fall on getting the word out and assisting people in finding the right legal assistance.”
In August 2011, a suit filed in the USDC Colorado (case no. 1:11-cv-01526-RBJ-MJW) revealed that a 1-year old child, Stanton Smith, accidentally came into contact with the glass front of the fireplace and suffered severe, life-altering burns on his hands due to gas fireplace glass door defects.
Boston Children’s Hospital published data from the National SAFE KIDS Campaign and the United States Fire Administration (part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency) revealing that approximately 88,000 children ages 14 and under were treated at hospital emergency rooms for burn-related injuries.
AttorneyOne.com has further information on Fireplace Burn lawsuits including how to get in contact with legal counsel.
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