What Are the Effects of Electrocution Injuries?

Most people are familiar with the dangers presented by electricity. However, we are surrounded by electrical devices and wiring in our everyday lives, and the risks of electrocution are present in a wide variety of situations. Anyone who experiences electrocution should understand the effects of this type of injury and the options for pursuing compensation from a negligent party who was responsible. Effects of Electrocution Since the human body conducts [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:54+00:00July 9, 2019|Electrocution|

Examining the Long-Term Prognosis and Outcome for Electrocution Victims

Statistics from the Electrical Safety Foundation International, or ESFI, indicate that there were over 2, 200 non-fatal electrocution injuries in the year 2015. One-quarter of those electrocutions resulted in time away from work for the injured party. While the median time-frame amounted to just 10 days, the data also suggests that a return to work is not always possible. Furthermore, workers may be unable to perform their original duties after [...]

2019-01-08T09:06:00+00:00January 8, 2019|Electrocution|

Product Recalls and the Risk of Electrocution – What Every Consumer Should Know

Consumers expect that the products they purchase will be safe to use, so long as they follow the warnings and instructions. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Instead, statistics say that some 48 people die of consumer product-related electrocution each year. Learn how you can obtain full and fair compensation if you or your loved one has been killed or injured by a consumer product, and discover how a [...]

2018-03-08T08:17:00+00:00March 8, 2018|Electrocution|

After Death of Burlingame Father, Pool Owners Are Encouraged to Understand Risks of Electrocution

Spring has arrived and summer is just around the corner. Cookouts, camping trips, days at the beach, and swimming pools will soon be a way of life. Most people will go home each night tired and maybe a little red from the sun. However, there will be others who suffer an injury, are hospitalized, or never make it home—hiding within all that fun, there are unseen risks. Electrocution risks in [...]

2016-04-14T13:59:25+00:00April 14, 2016|Electrocution|

Avoid Electrocutions in Your Home

Electrocutions are relatively common for construction or utility workers, electricians, or on other types of job sites. However, many people may not appreciate the risk of electrocution in their own homes. Home electrocutions can occur for many different reasons, including faulty wiring, defective appliances or power tools, and faulty outlets. Moreover, electrocutions can cause serious injuries to you or your family members. The following steps can be taken to prevent [...]

2015-11-10T07:00:00+00:00November 10, 2015|Electrocution|
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