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San Juan Capistrano Man Injured In Accident With Faulty Heater At Apartment Complex On Sundance Drive


Oct 30, 2018

Faulty Heater In Apartment Complex Injured Man In San Juan Capistrano

 SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CALIFORNIA (October 29, 2018) A man was injured at an apartment complex on Sundance Drive in San Juan Capistrano after a heater malfunctioned.

Firefighters were called to the scene of the apartment complex in order to treat the man for his injuries. According to police, the accident took place around 3:47 a.m.

It remains unclear if the heater was a stand alone unit or if it was part of the apartment. An investigation remains ongoing at this time.

Liability In Space Heater Accidents

Space heaters can save people a lot of money on their utility bills. Instead of heating an entire apartment or house, these small portable units can heat individual rooms. However, a number of these units are dangerous and have been recalled. Here is a partial list of the space heaters that have been pulled off store shelves:

  • KUL Fan Heaters

  • CE North America Kul Fan Heaters

  • Portable Space Heaters

  • Sunbeam Oil-Filled Heater

  • Vornado Air Electric Space Heater

  • Sunbeam Holmes Ceramic Heaters

  • Dyson Portable Electric Heaters

  • Duraflame Electric Space Heaters

A number of these units overheat thereby creating a fire hazard. Generally speaking, when a company makes a product like a space heater and it malfunctions they can face liability if anyone is injured or killed. Companies are supposed to make products that are reasonably safe for consumers to use. A burn injury lawyer can investigate your claim and help you recover financial compensation if you’ve been injured by a faulty space heater.

Preserving Your Rights After A Space Heater Accident

If you or someone that you love has been injured in an accident involving a heater you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys can take steps to help preserve your rights and make sure you are taken care of. We are proud to have recovered over 1 billion dollars for our deserving clients and will hard to get you everything that you deserve. Call us today for a risk free consultation about your case (888) 888-9285. You owe us nothing if we don’t recover compensation for you.  

 Sources:

  1. Patch. Man Injured In San Juan Capistrano. October 29, 2018.
  2. Emily Brooke Riley. Space heaters are handy, but know the hazards. 2018.

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