Yes. If a defective products causes or worsens a fire that leads to a burn injury, you could potentially file a lawsuit against the manufacturer.
It’s important to be aware of products with known defects that can cause fires or make existing ones worse. For example, while smoke detectors are crucial, ionization smoke detectors can take as much as 30 minutes longer than other alarms to notice smoke. There are also a number of fire suppression devices for stove ranges that have not been proven to successfully suppress fires as advertised. Contact a Morgan & Morgan burn injury attorney to learn more about filing a lawsuit.