Louisiana Jury Instructions – Burn Injuries – Highly Flammable and Explosive Character

It is well settled that gas is an inherently dangerous instrumentality because of its highly flammable and explosive character. Those who handle and distribute it are charged with the duty to exercise that degree of care commensurate with its dangerous character and necessary to protect the public from any foreseeable injury therefrom.

Giordano v. Rheem Mfg. Co., 93-1614 (La.App. 3 Cir. 10/05/94), 643 So.2d 492, 496.

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