Louisiana Jury Instructions – Burn Injuries – Dangerous Nature of Natural Gas

The dangerous nature and hazardous character of gas has been recognized and provision has been made for the regulation of its use in the interest of public safety. Moreover, our law recognizes the greater and higher than ordinary degree of care demanded of those involved in the manufacture, preparation and distribution of gas and similar products.

Home Gas & Fuel Co. v. Miss. Tank Co., 246 La. 625, 633-34, 166 So.2d 252, 255 (1964).

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