The electric utility company that owns the power lines is responsible for low hanging power lines. They are required to conduct proper inspections and maintenance of its infrastructure to ensure that power lines do not hang so low as to pose public safety hazards and, if they do, to ensure the power lines are raised […]
A utility worker was trimming branches and was electrocuted may have a case for Worker’s Comp benefits, pain and suffering compensation or wrongful death
An electrocution death is all too often the tragic but there may be a case against the utility company, contractor or under workers’ comp law.
Electrical burns and injuries pose serious threats to electric shock victims. They are painful, debilitating and disfiguring. Prompt medical treatment is necessary to know the extent of tissue and internal organ damage. Untreated tissue damage and loss of blood flow can result in limb amputation. It is important that victims understand that even though a […]
Pain in the arm after an electric shock is something to be worried about. Electricity traveling through a person’s arm can cause many injuries
A low voltage electric shock is dangerous because it can cause electrocution and fatal injuries even though there are no visible signs of external injury.
Research has shown that the effects of electric shock on the brain may include several neurologic and neuropsychological consequences.