Electric Shock Lawyers
While work injuries account for the majority of reported serious injuries or deaths caused by electrical accidents each year, electrical injuries are common in households, businesses, hospitals and even after an accident.
Common Causes of Electric Shock Injuries
While some electrical injuries do occur accidentally, there are some situations in which electrical shock injuries are caused by negligence, including:
- Unsafe work conditions
- Faulty or damaged equipment
- Insufficient safety training
Who Is Liable for Electric Shock Injuries?
- A victim’s employer could be found negligent
- A repairman or subcontractor could be found at fault for poor repairs in a home, business, or public place
- The power company itself could be found negligent for failing to properly fix damaged power lines
- Manufacturers of products, and even property owners could be found negligent for failing to uphold safety measures
What are Common Injuries of Electrical Shock?
Electrical injuries are severe, causing a variety of other injuries as a result.
- Muscle and tissue damage
- External and internal burns
- Heart attack
- Kidney Damage
- Brain Damage
Along with the above direct injuries that could occur from electrical currents, secondary injuries, or injuries that occur in reaction to the electrical shock, can also be severe. Broken bones, dislocations, head injuries, and nerve or spinal cord damage can all be result of a bad fall that happens after an electrical shock.
Our Pennsylvania Electrical Accident Injury Lawyers Can Help
If you or a loved one have suffered or are suffering with a life-altering injury and/or disability as a result of someone’s negligence you could receive compensation for all that you have endured. Our electrical burn injury attorneys at The Pisanchyn Law Firm want to help you gain some peace of mind after this devastating event. We will stop at nothing to ensure you get the compensation you deserve.
Please, call toll free at 1-800-444-5309 for your free consultation. We have offices in Scranton, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh and will travel to you.