In 2011, heating equipment was the cause of more than 50,000 home fires, causing 400 deaths and 1,500 injuries. Space heaters accounted for one-third of all home fires and 80% of all deaths. Half of all home heating fires happen in December, January and February. With a few simple safety tips and precautions, you can prevent most heating fires from happening.
Recently, Goodrich & Geist represented a family of a 44 year old physician killed by a truck driver on an interstate in Ohio. The truck driver was speeding in a work zone and violated safety regulations for the number of hours a truck driver may drive in one day.