Some of the most severe injuries suffered stem from accidents involving electricity. Electrocution can cause death and serious injury. Thus, there are special laws that regulate precautions that are necessary when either a consumer or worker has to deal with electricity.
Types of electrical accidents include, but are not limited to:
- Power plant construction accidents
- Accidents to journeymen and electricians
- Construction accidents
- Oilfield instrumentation
- 480 3 phase oilfield installations
- High voltage switches and lines
- PG&E installations
- Crane contacts with high voltage
- Sagging power lines violating General Order 95
- Uninsulated oilfield transmission lines
- Frayed or damaged wiring
- Unguarded or unfenced power installations
When you are hurt on the job, you are entitled to Workers’ compensation benefits. Please refer to our Workers’ Compensation area of practice for further information on Workers’ compensation.
In addition, if your injury occurred as a result of the negligence or fault of someone other than your employer, you have a claim against the at-fault party.
If you have been seriously injured in an electrical accident, you need to hire an attorney who can easily maneuver the twists and turns of the legal system, the insurance red tape, and the defendants’ attorneys. You need to hire accomplished attorneys who have knowledge, experience and resources – attorneys who are committed to you and your case and can give you results. You need CALIFORNIA LAWYERS GROUP. Call us today at 1-800-4-INJURED or Contact Us Online.