What are common causes of electrocution accidents and how does it affect the body?
Electrocution accidents often take place in work environments, but they can also be found in the home and public places. Some common causes of electrocution are faulty wiring, exposed wiring, poorly insulated wiring, and defective appliances.
Electrocution accidents are no joke. These accidents can cause serious injuries to the body, including:
- Cardiovascular injury
- Cardiac arrest
- Respiratory arrest
- Burns to the skin, soft tissues, and/or body organs
- Spinal cord injuries
- Brain damage
- Peripheral nerve damage
- Necessity for amputation
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Injuries to the eyes
- Psychiatric problems
If you suffered from an electrocution accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be eligible for damages and should contact an experienced personal injury attorney today.