Electric Shock And Burn Injuries Can Be Fatal
Construction workers can be subject to electric shock and related injuries in many ways on a construction site. There can be contact with overhead or underground power lines, faulty wiring or an accident with power tools and other equipment. Because these accidents can cause serious or fatal injuries, workers and their families need considerable compensation.
At Johnstone & Gabhart, LLP, we represent injured construction workers in West Virginia. Our attorneys have more than 50 years of combined experience, so we understand how to pursue these types of cases. You can rely on us to investigate the incident and determine who is responsible for your injuries and other losses. Please speak with us at 877-416-5457 or contact us online today to learn more.
We Seek Full Compensation For All Of Your Losses
An electrical accident can cause a range of injuries. Electric shock injuries can include:
- Burns and scarring
- Internal organ damage
- Impaired eyesight or hearing
- Pain, numbness or tingling
- Muscle spasms
- Difficulty breathing
- Heart attack
Any of these injuries can result in permanent disability. You may be unable to return to your job or do any type of work. In the worst cases, the victim may die from electrocution.
The serious nature of electrical accidents and injuries means that victims will need significant medical care. We will seek compensation for your medical bills as well as your lost wages and benefits, and pain and suffering. In electrocution cases, we will also seek compensation for the family for funeral and burial expenses and the personal loss of a loved one.
We understand that this is a difficult time. Our lawyers will treat you with care and compassion throughout the duration of your case.