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Are underground power lines better for hurricane safety?

Underground power lines will keep you more safe from high winds and flying dangerous debris, but underground lines can still be damaged in floods and storm surges

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Electrocution dangers may be lurking where you least expect

Electrocution of bicyclist on the Courtney Campbell Causeway Trail in Tampa, Florida, due to a downed power line, shows why utilities need to be proactive in inspection and maintenance to protect unsuspecting public

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Why aren’t power lines buried in the U.S. like they are in Europe?

While the costs are higher, installing power lines underground would prevent electrocution deaths and electric shock injury lawsuits, keep the public and our utility workers safe Many of the legal experts I work with in electrocution lawsuits will examine a given case from a number of different angles and perspectives. Some of these experts look […]

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