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Wisconsin wrongful death lawyersWhen one thinks of fire-related injuries, they typically think of burn injuries. However, burns are not the most common cause of fire-related deaths. Instead, that title goes to smoke inhalation. It is a silent killer that can keep victims from finding their way to an exit, and it can cause asphyxiation that may ultimately result in serious injury or death. Learn more about this fire-related injury, including how to tell if you or a loved one may be entitled to compensation for your losses, with help from the following information.

Smoke - A Swift and Silent Killer

In an enclosed space, fire depletes the air of oxygen and replaces it with toxins like smoke, soot, carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, and other gasses. In a matter of minutes, victims can begin to feel sluggish. Soon, they may start to experience dizziness and a loss of rational thought. If still unable to find a way out the victim may then lose consciousness. At this point, the victim likely needs immediate medical attention; failure to receive it may result in death. However, even with treatment, victims may suffer serious or permanent lung damage.

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