Category Archives: Electrocution

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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Concerned citizens are bulwark against electrocution

After a twice-fallen power line nearly electrocutes a mail carrier, a concerned citizen reaches out to an electrocution lawyer for safety advice The best way to protect ourselves from electrocution and electrical shock injuries caused by downed and negligently maintained power lines is us. It’s everyday people. Friends and neighbors and people with the willingness […]

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How could Whitefish Energy, a 2-man utility firm, safely bring power back to Puerto Rico?

When Whitefish Energy was awarded $300M to restore Puerto Rico’s power, critics fumed over how the deal landed. The electrocution safety violation risks are even more troubling

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How utility may be responsible in California wildfires

A closer look at the utility company serving Northern California and California Wine Country shows the dangers that may have played a role in setting the Northern California wildfires in motion

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