Top Rated Pennsylvania & New Jersey Work Injury Lawyers: Electric Shock Accidents
Major Victories by Our Highly Rated PA/NJ Electric Shock Accident Lawyers
- $2.5 million – The electrocution death of a union electrician on the job, when electrical switchgear malfunctioned
- $1.5 million – Injuries incurred in a workplace accident where plaintiff sustained severe burn injuries as a result of an electrical explosion
- Confidential Seven Figure Recovery– Construction worker killed when he came into contact with an uncapped, live electrical wire
PA and NJ Workplace Electrocution Accident Cases
Many workplace electrical accidents occur on construction sites or during power installations/repair. Workplace electrical accidents or electrocutions can cause significant injury. Burns at the point of entry can be severe and disfigurement or significant scarring usually occurs. Internal damage to organs can also occur. In some instances, involuntary muscle contraction during the shock can cause damage to tissue and bone fractures. Many electrical accidents result in heart or respiratory failure, leading to death.
The most common types of electrocution or electrical accidents happen as a result of:
- improper use of extension cords
- lack of ground-fault protection
- direct or indirect contact with power lines
- improper use of equipment
- use of flammable materials near electrical work
- improper path to ground
Rights of Pennsylvania and New Jersey Workers Injured in Electrocution Accidents
In Pennsylvania or New Jersey electrocution or electrical accidents resulting in serious injury, the potential liable parties often include:
- equipment manufacturers, distributors and retailers for products liability claims
- equipment rental companies
- service/maintenance companies
Any worker or electrician who is seriously injured in a Pennsylvania or New Jersey electrocution accident may be able to obtain financial compensation over and above workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, most injured workers and electricians only make workers’ compensation claims. It is vital to speak to an experienced electrical accident lawyer as soon as possible to determine liability of others. You may be entitled to compensation for future pain and suffering, future medical bills/treatment and more.
Pennsylvania and New Jersey Electrocution Accident and Injury Lawyers
At the Philadelphia, PA and NJ personal injury accident law firm of Laffey, Bucci & Kent, our experienced attorneys are committed to providing quality representation and individual attention to their clients and their clients’ families. Our highly rated Philadelphia, PA and NJ electrical accident lawyers and attorneys have many solid years of experience handling cases against contractors, subcontractors and product manufacturers in electrical accidents. Their knowledge and expertise in dealing with defense counsel as well as insurance company representatives and adjusters can be invaluable when seeking justice in a workplace electrocution injury case.
Our Philadelphia, PA and NJ electrical accident lawyers will meet with you and discuss:
- federal and state laws and regulations relating to electrical accidents
- contractor and subcontractor liability law
- OSHA regulations
- damages and proof
If you or a loved one has been seriously hurt or killed in a Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey or New York, workplace electrocution accident contact our experienced, highly rated Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey personal injury lawyers for a free, confidential consultation. 215.399.9255/800.220.7600
Our personal injury attorneys serve accident victims in the following areas: Allegheny County, PA; Berks County, PA; Bucks County, PA; Chester County, PA; Delaware County, PA; Lehigh County, PA; Montgomery County, PA; Northampton County, PA: Philadelphia County, PA; Atlantic County, NJ; Burlington County, NJ; Camden County, NJ; Cumberland County, NJ; Gloucester County, NJ; Salem County, NJ; New Castle County, DE; Kent County, DE; Atlantic City, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Newark, NJ; Doylestown, PA; Media, PA; West Chester, PA; Norristown, PA; Camden, NJ; Wilmington, DE; Newark, DE; Georgetown, DE; and New Castle, DE.