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Poisoning Emergencies

Numerous household items can be hazardous, or even lethal, if ingested. Knowing how to handle a poisoning emergency may save a life. For all poisoning emergencies, dial 9-1-1 immediately. While you wait for emergency medics to arrive, consider the following tips for handling a poisoning emergency.

If you or someone you know has suffered from poisoning, and you suspect another party was to blame, contact the Kenosha poisoning lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® Call 800-242-2874 today to discuss the details of your case. You may be eligible to receive compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, or the wrongful death of a loved one.

Helping a Poisoning Victim

In order to help a victim of poisoning, you will need to determine what substance they ingested. If possible, preserve a sample of the substance and give it to the medics when they arrive. In the mean time,

  • Call the poisoning emergency hotline number that is listed on the product's label. Follow their instructions. If there is no number, or you are unable to find one, proceed with the following suggestions.
  • If the substance is not a corrosive or petroleum chemical, such as bleach or lighter fluid, try to induce vomiting.
  • If unable to induce vomiting, have the victim drink large quantities of water to dilute the poison.

If your child ingested a toxic substance while under the supervision of another person or party, they may be liable for your child's injuries.

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For more information about how to take legal action against a negligent babysitter or daycare, contact the Kenosha personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling 800-242-2874 today.