The holiday season is in full swing and with it comes a lot of cooking in many American homes. Chickens, lamb, ham, and turkey are popular protein choices for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter celebrations. Every year a large number of Americans dig the deep-fryers out to fry their turkeys. While this is a tradition in some homes and a new endeavor in others, it is important to not that deep-frying turkeys don’t come without risk.
Each year the country sees at least five deaths as a result of deep-fryer accidents, upwards of 60 injuries, and hundreds of homes decimated from fires. These damages are also costly. Deep-fryer accidents come with $15 million expense for related property damage as reported by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). For this reason, the NFPA provides valuable information on how to safely use your deep-fryers so you have an enjoyable family meal to delight in rather than a fire-emergency situation that has the potential to be devastating.
Extremely hot oil has the potential to explode and because of its volatility thousands of homes burn down each holiday season from fried turkey accidents. Before you get your fryer out, take a look at these tips.
If you are at a get-together and you sustain injuries because things go south, you may have a case for a personal injury claim. The Phoenix serious injury attorneys can examine the details of your accident situation and advise you on the best way to recoup your expenses.
At ELG, our Arizona personal injury attorneys will provide you with the sound legal representation you need to obtain the most compensation for your injuries. Call ELG today at 623-562-3838 to set up a free consultation with one of our talented attorneys. We have locations for your convenience in both Phoenix and Mesa, Arizona.
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