Electricity powers our modern world, but its convenience comes with certain risks that can cause injury when ignored. An electrical injury can be devastating and cause widespread damage to a victim's skin, muscles or organs. In these cases, you should seek an experienced legal team to evaluate your case and pursue justice.
About Electrical Accidents
Electrical accidents occur when someone comes into contact with an electrical current. Electricity easily passes through the body, causing burns and damage to major muscle and tissue groups. These injuries have the potential for life-altering consequences, such as disability or cardiac arrest.
The risk of electrocution is present anywhere there’s an exposed electric current. Although these currents can be protected by insulation and other equipment, the negligence of others can lead to these life-saving precautions being skipped.
Causes of Electrocution
- Downed power line
- Work machinery electrocution
- Exposed wiring
- Faulty appliance
If you have been wrongfully injured as a result of an electrocution injury, contact our St. Louis personal injury attorneys right away. Waiting to seek legal representation can prevent you from filing a claim and receiving the compensation you deserve.