Category Archives: Electrocution

What you need to know about first aid for electric shock

EMS, first responders and everyone must know these safety tips when rendering first aid for electric shock

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Watch out for these dangers of electricity at home

Appliances, extension cords and electrical outlets are among the dangers of electricity at home that everyone – especially parents – need to be aware of

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Should government-owned electric utility companies be immune from lawsuits?

U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether government-owned electric utility companies like Tennessee Valley Authority can be liable for electrocutions caused by their negligence

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Improperly installed LED driver blamed for electrical shock

Investigation into electrical shock injury of 6-year-old girl at MGM National Harbor suggests improperly installed LED driver on metal hand railing was cause

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What’s the difference between electrocution vs shock?

An experienced electrocution lawyer explains the difference between electrocution vs shock and the different medical and legal implications

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Renter’s safety at risk from 2 prong to 3 prong adapter

By forcing renter to accept dangerous 2 prong to 3 prong adapter, landlord endangers tenant, violates law requiring premises to be fit and in reasonable repair

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Proper utility inspection is key to protecting public

When power lines go down, damaging property and threatening the community’s safety, one of the most frequent causes is negligent utility inspection

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How a failed electrical connector causes a downed power line

Responding to concerned reader, electrocution lawyer cites study that 58% of equipment-failure “wire down” outages are caused by a failed electrical conductor

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Downed live power line causes Detroit woman’s electrocution

DTE had put up “caution tape” after Metro Detroit wind storm, but could fatal contact with live power line have been prevented if utility had cut electricity or stationed “wire down” personnel to guard the public?

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Are people being electrocuted by common consumer goods?

Electrocutions killed 60 people per year from 2004-2013; 90% of electrocuted victims were men; most common product category was ‘large’ household appliances

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