Tag Archives: electric shock injury

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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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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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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Why get a second opinion on an electrocution case?

An electrocution death is very different from other wrongful death claims. Your lawyer must have experience with electrocution lawsuits, know the field know-how to prove the case

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Adults are key to keeping toddlers safe from electric shock injury

An 11-month-old boy’s electric shock injury from exposed apartment wires is a reminder of how critical adult supervision is

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How safe is a 3-prong to 2-prong grounded plug adapter?

Don’t go for this cheap, easy fix. A grounded plug adapter will not protect against an ungrounded electrical box or a faulty appliance, and can lead to electrocution and electrical shock injury

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Not cool: DIY air conditioner repair is never a good idea

Trying your hand at DIY air conditioner repair means electrocution risk — as well as electrical fires, warranty voidance and other costly errors

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Can Marv Sue Kevin for electric shock injury in “Home Alone 2”?

In Home Alone 2, 8-year-old Kevin interrupts a toy store robbery to lure Harry and Marv to his uncle’s home – where he has set traps. The attacks are vicious; Kevin not only shocks Marv with an arc welder, but he uses a blow torch on Harry’s head (for the second time)! Apart from wondering […]

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