Q: Can I sue if a mini butane torch exploded in my face?.
I was filling my mini butane torch to continue working on my artwork when it exploded in my face. It burnt my hair around my face, eyebrows, eyelashes and scorched my skin on face and neck. It happened last night, Friday, 12/22/17 and today is Saturday so my doctor is not available. Took photos of hair and face.
A: go to an ER if you have any concerns about corneal burns/pain in the eyes. Follow up with a dermatologist on burns.
You can sue but that's expensive. First--save any and all items in use--the piece the filler.
Also all packing, receipt etc--put it in a box or bag.
Notify the company--you wouldn't want it to happen to anyone else. Notify the CPSC.
However product cases are extremely expensive so if you don't have horrible injuries may not be worth the effort.
Save receipts from copays. Note: if you settle the amount paid by your insurance co. has to be reimbursed by them.
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