Downed Power Line On Car: Here’s What To Know

Posted on: November 3rd, 2021 by Jeffrey Feldman No Comments

Follow these important safety tips if there is a downed power line on your car. First, always treat the wire as if it is live and extremely dangerous. Second, remain inside your vehicle until utility workers have assured you it is safe to exit. Third, if you must evacuate your vehicle, follow the leap and […]

Why Aren’t Power Lines Underground: Here’s What To Know

Posted on: October 19th, 2021 by Jeffrey Feldman No Comments

Cost not safety or continuity of electrical service is the reason that power lines are not underground in the U.S. Burying them below ground would eliminate the electrocution danger created by downed power wires and prevent or minimize outages during storms. In the U.S., power lines are not underground primarily because of cost and utilities […]

Construction Worker Electrocuted: Do I Have A Lawsuit?

Posted on: October 6th, 2021 by Jeffrey Feldman No Comments

When a construction worker has been electrocuted, there will likely be multiple sources of legal recovery, including a claim to recover Workers’ Compensation benefits and in many cases a lawsuit for injuries or death, pain and suffering compensation and economic losses for an electric shock injury claim, or wrongful death lawsuit if a life has […]

Sagging Power Line To House: What You Need To Know

Posted on: September 7th, 2021 by Jeffrey Feldman No Comments

If you or a loved one has been electrocuted by a sagging power line to your house, then you may file an electric shock claim for pain and suffering compensation as well as other economic damages from the utility company that owns the overhead cable. If someone has lost a life, then a wrongful death […]

What To Do When Someone Is Being Electrocuted

Posted on: August 11th, 2021 by Jeffrey Feldman No Comments

The first thing to do when someone is being electrocuted is to turn off the power, if possible. Next, call 9-1-1 immediately. Do not attempt to help someone or even approach someone suffering from an electrocution until the person is no longer in contact with the electrical source or the electricity is safely turned off. […]

Hotel Pool Electrocution: Do I Have A Case?

Posted on: July 22nd, 2021 by Jeffrey Feldman No Comments

When you or a loved one has suffered a hotel pool electrocution, you and your family may be able to recover pain and suffering compensation. If a loved one has lost his or life, then you may be able to recover wrongful death damages. An experienced electrocution lawyer can help protect your legal rights. What […]

Pool Electrocution Prevention With This Safety Device

Posted on: June 30th, 2021 by Jeffrey Feldman No Comments

GFCIs or ground-fault circuit-interrupters are the best safety device for pool electrocution prevention. When they detect that electrical current is being released into the water, the GFCI will shut off the circuit and, thus, the electrical current in less than 1/30 of a second to prevent anybody from being electrocuted. What does a GFCI do? […]

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