Electrocution Accident Lawyers With 40 Years of Experience
Electrocution Lawyers at Pribanic & Pribanic are one of the highest ranked law firms in Pittsburgh and throughout the country for electrocution lawsuits. Shock injury victims and families who face a wrongful death from power and utility companies can count on our legal team of electrocution accident lawyers with over forty years of experience in helping achieve record-breaking case results.
Wrongful Deaths from Electrocution
Upwards of 100 deaths a year occur due to contact with or exposure to electric current.
In 2020 alone, there were 2,220 non-fatal electrical injuries reported that required days away from work. While it seems uncommon, electrical injury, especially in the workplace, happens.
“Based on data from the NIOSH National Traumatic Occupational Fatalities (NTOF) surveillance system, electrocutions were the fifth leading cause of death from 1980 through 1992. The 5,348 deaths caused by electrocutions accounted for 7% of all fatalities and an average of 411 deaths per year.”
Types of Electrocution Injuries
Electrical injuries can be fatal or cause serious damage including:
There are many workers in various industries today who are exposed to electrical risks, with those in construction and extraction occupations facing the highest risk.
If you or someone you love has experienced an electrocution injury or death, Pribanic & Pribanic can help you navigate the legal process. As with all workplace injuries, fatal accidents, or incidents, it is important to have an experienced lawyer to help you fight for the compensation you deserve.
Electrocution lawyers at Pribanic & Pribanic can help you negotiate the workers’ compensation hurdles and hold those responsible for your injuries accountable.
Don’t hesitate to contact a Pribanic & Pribanic electrocution lawyer today: Justice for you begins with us.
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Meet Our Electrocution Lawyers
How do electrocution lawsuits happen?
Mistakes from utility companies who don’t maintain power lines can hurt or kill people, resulting in electrocution lawsuits. Power companies have duties under the law to inspect and maintain equipment for public safety. Our experts, who are engineers or medical witnesses, can outline how negligent action can cause electrocution.