Englewood Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Causes of Electrical Injury

Suffer a serious electrical injury? Englewood personal injury attorney, D.J. Banovitz can help you determine if you have a valid case against an employer, property owner or manufacturer. During your FREE consultation ( click to schedule now!) you will learn about your legal right to compensation.

There are all types of injuries that can be suffered while on the job, at home, or in public. One severe type of injury you may experience is an electrical injury. An electrical injury can occur as a result of a defective product, a dangerous work environment, or other forms of negligence on the part of your employer.

If you or someone you love has sustained this type of injury, you may be entitled to compensation. Consulting with a

Causes of an Electrical Injury

There are numerous causes for an electrical injury including:

  • lack of protective equipment;
  • failure to turn off power when needed;
  • power lines are cut;
  • live wiring;
  • inadequate training;
  • faulty wiring (frayed or otherwise damaged);
  • drilling or digging into cables;
  • electrical equipment makes contact with water;
  • malfunctioning or inadequately maintained electrical equipment; and
  • materials/products are poorly designed or manufactured.

No matter what the cause, if you were electrocuted and it was the result of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to file a claim. Negligence could be found with a manufacturer, homeowner, employer and others.

Consequences of an Electrical Injury

An electrical injury can lead to a wide variety of consequences. Burns are a possible result of an electrical injury, which can lead to permanent scarring. Damage can also be done to the tissue, nerves, and muscles.

An electrical shock can cause the heart to stop. It can also result in severe muscle spasms. If the shock is intense enough, it can even cause an individual to be thrown back. This is especially dangerous if they are in an elevated area where they could fall.

Consulting with a Englewood Personal Injury Attorney

Victims of an electrical injury can end up suffering physically, emotionally, and financially. The cost in treating these injuries can be significant. Not to mention the income a victim may be without. Compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, mental anguish and other losses may be available.

To help avoid making serious mistakes that could end up destroying your claim,download a copy of our free book, 7 Costly Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Colorado Injury Case. An injury lawyer at D.J. Banovitz, L.L.C. can protect your rights. Our law firm serves residents in the greater Denver-Aurora Metro area, along with other locations throughout Colorado. Call today for a free initial consultation – 303-300-5060.

D.J. Banovitz’ career has always concentrated on trial practice and he has litigated hundreds of cases. His passion and sole career focus has been to seek justice for people suffering from personal injuries as the result of someone else’s negligence. The hallmark of the Law Office of D.J. Banovitz, is the total commitment to professionalism, quality, and personalized care of your injury case. D.J. has dedicated his professional life to helping those most in need and is a proud and active member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association. His experience includes volunteering for Colorado Rural Legal Services in Montrose, the Colorado Aids Project, consumer law, family law, criminal defense, and Alternative Defense Counsel for juveniles in Denver.