Defective Electric Blanket Burn Injuries and Michigan Nursing Home Neglect Lawsuits

The Buckfire & Buckfire P.C. Michigan nursing home injury attorneys have substantial experience in representing residents suffering from burn injuries resulting from defective electric blankets in a Michigan nursing home. Often times these injuries are a result of the unsupervised use of defective electric blankets or heating pads. If your loved one suffered burn injuries from a defective electric blanket due to the nursing home’s lack of supervision, the facility may be negligent and it may give rise to a Michigan nursing home neglect lawsuit. At Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.  the personal safety of your loved one is our top priority.  Michigan Nursing homes and assisted living facilities have an obligation to ensure the safety of their residents from serious burn injuries.

Electric Blanket Use in Michigan Nursing Homes 

Electric blankets and heating pads are commonly used in nursing homes; however they are also known to severely burn patients if they are defective.  Electric blankets and heating pads can be poorly designed or manufactured, which can cause them to overheat.  The overheating of these products can cause burns, fire or even electrocution to the Michigan nursing home patient.

Both electric blankets and heating pads produce heat and are used to target parts of your body.  The heat setting is selected by the user; however, these products can be a product liability issue or defective when they reach dangerous levels of heat.

The elderly are at increased risk of sustaining serious burn injuries resulting from faulty and defective electric blankets and heating pads.  Often, elderly are not able to reposition their bodies away from the increasingly heat, or change the settings of the device.  Models are constantly being recalled, and the nursing home is responsible for being aware of the recalled models.  Recall problems usually are, but not limited to: loose casing that would lead to exposed wires and subsequent fire, or overheating.  If is also imperative that nursing home replace old ,worn or damaged devices, as these could lead to fires, electrocution, or overheating.

If, however, you have suffered injuries from an electric blanket due to a manufacturing or design defect, such as with one of the recalled models, you may have legal recourse to sue.

Our No Fee Promise For Michigan Nursing Home Defective Electric Blanket Burn Injury Cases

Our Michigan nursing home injury attorneys will represent you in your defective electric blanket burn injury case under our NO FEE PROMISE. This means that you will not be charged any legal fees whatsoever unless we obtain a settlement or recovery for you. You have absolutely no obligation for legal fees unless we win your case. If we do not obtain a settlement for you, you owe us nothing!

Contact A Michigan Nursing Home Defective Electric Blanket Burn Injury Lawyer 

If your family member suffered serves burn injuries due to the use of a defective electric blanket or heating pad at a Michigan nursing home due, you should contact our experienced expert Michigan nursing home burn injury attorneys immediately. Call our Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. office now at (800) 606-1717 discuss your case and learn your legal rights!

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