Hot tub electrocution is a serious danger that can cause death or serious injury. It occurs when faulty wiring or poorly maintained equipment releases an electrical current into the water, which can enter the bodies of people in the hot tub. There are signs to watch for and safety precautions that can be taken. Can […]
There may be a lawsuit for a lineman electrocuted or who suffers an electric shock. The lineman or his or her family may have a claim for Workers’ Compensation benefits against his or her employer. Additionally, liable third parties could be sued for pain and suffering compensation and wrongful death. Lineman electrocuted versus lineman who […]
When an employee has been electrocuted at work or suffered an electric shock, they or their family may have a case for Worker’s Compensation benefits against the person’s employer and a case for pain and suffering compensation against other responsible third parties. Independent contractors may also sue. Electrocuted at work versus suffering an electric shock […]
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 […]