Unsafe handling of electricity can result in fatal electrocution accidents or severe electrical shocks and burns. In the workplace, in public places, and at home, unsafe electrical installation or usage can result in deadly injuries. For example, when an electrical product manufacturer fails to incorporate safety features, the result can be an electrical shock and burn. When an electrician fails to properly install wiring, injuries can result.
Electricity: Complex and Dangerous
Tremendous forces are involved in the delivery of electricity, and injuries caused by electricity tend to be catastrophic. Investigating and pursuing such cases are often complex. The safe delivery of electricity is managed by an intricate set of guidelines, standards, and laws. Therefore, it is certainly important that you contact a lawyer who has experience in handling cases involving electricity. At Cline Farrell Christie & Lee, we have experience in handling electrical accident cases and we welcome the opportunity to assist you.
Common Types of Electrical Accidents
Common types of electrical accidents include the following:
- Crane, dump truck and other contacts with overhead high voltage lines
- Power plant construction accidents
- Accidents to journeymen and electricians
- Construction site accidents
- High voltage switches and lines
- Sagging power lines
- Uninsulated transmission line contacts
- Failure to properly ground outlets and wiring
- Frayed or damaged wiring
- Unguarded or unfenced power installations
If you or a loved one has been involved in an electrical accident, please contact one of the experienced attorneys at Cline Farrell Christie & Lee for a free consultation. We will be happy to evaluate your potential case and advise you as to your options. We look forward to hearing from you and we welcome the opportunity to assist you.