| Read Time: 5 minutes | Lead Poisoning


Los Angeles, CA – September 27, 2023On September 26, 2023, Riley | Ersoff LLP, filed a complaint in the Los Angeles Superior Court against Southwestern Law School and two property management companies for childhood lead poisoning and severe emotional distress. The named plaintiffs are Carina Castaneda and her two children, lead-poisoned Isaias Melendez, age 3, Iyse Melendez, age 1,...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Poisoning

How to Spot a Carbon Monoxide Leak in Your Car

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas. Its most dangerous feature is that it is a silent killer. You won’t be able to sense carbon monoxide exposure like you would smoke inhalation: you can see and smell smoke, but you can’t see or smell carbon monoxide. A small exposure to carbon monoxide can make you sick and even put you...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | Legionnaires’ Disease

Can You Get Legionnaires’ Disease from a Humidifier?

Americans are notorious for loving a constant, controlled temperature. In the winter, we turn up the heat to keep our homes nice and cozy. In the summer, we blast the air conditioning to stay cold and relaxed. But in doing this, the air loses its humidity and becomes dry. Dry air is not ideal. Humidifiers release humidity back into...

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| Read Time: 6 minutes | Poisoning


If you suffered carbon monoxide poisoning due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to seek compensation for your injuries. The losses incurred by being exposed to carbon monoxide poisoning can be immeasurably difficult to live with and require legal action to attain the financial recourse necessary to attempt to compensate for them. Individual losses may vary greatly;...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Poisoning

Was I Poisoned by Carbon Monoxide in my Rental Property or Hotel Room?

Have you or your loved ones been feeling sick while living in a rental property or while staying in a hotel or motel room? Have you experienced dizziness, nausea, vomiting, headaches, blurred vision, weakness or fatigue, shortness of breath, light-headedness or general flu-like symptoms?  Do you experience relief from symptoms when you are away from your home?  Are there...

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| Read Time: 4 minutes | News

Deaths on the Rise from Carbon Monoxide in the U.S.

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a silent and invisible killer. It’s colorless and odorless, causing victims to become unconscious before recognizing the classic symptoms of nausea, weakness, and dizziness. A new report indicates carbon monoxide poisoning deaths are rising across the country. Two hundred fifty people died in 2019 from carbon monoxide-related poisoning.  U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Report  The...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Legionnaires’ Disease

Did I Get Sick From Legionnaires’ Disease in Napa Without Knowing It?

Did you or a loved one get sick after visiting Napa or the Embassy Suites By Hilton Napa Valley between June and September of 2022?   If you suffered from flu-like symptoms such as cough, difficulty breathing, chest pain, fever, headache, tiredness, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea and were treated for pneumonia within this timeframe – you may...

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| Read Time: 5 minutes | Poisoning

Average Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Lawsuit Settlement

If you or someone you love suffered carbon monoxide poisoning due to someone else’s negligence, you could have the legal right to bring a claim. Understandably, prospective clients want to know what a potential carbon monoxide poisoning lawsuit settlement would be worth. Every claim is different, so settlement amounts differ. Learn more about what your individual claim is worth...

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| Read Time: 5 minutes | Tenant Rights

Do Landlords Have to Provide Carbon Monoxide Alarms in CA?

The impact of carbon monoxide can be deadly. Without question, living in a home with a carbon monoxide alarm is critical to protect the health and safety of every one of us. As a result, many renters are beginning to ask, do landlords have to provide carbon monoxide alarms in their apartments or rental homes? Read on as this...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Legionnaires’ Disease

Can I Get Legionnaires’ Disease from Air Conditioning?

Legionnaires’ disease presents as a severe form of pneumonia. Caused by infection from Legionella bacterium, Legionnaires’ disease, and Pontiac fever spread through water droplets in the air. Legionella bacteria grow in warm, stagnant water and can be found in cooling towers for air conditioning in large buildings.  Consequently, one study reported that 20% of Legionnaires’ cases between 1980 and...

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