Have You Suffered Injury in an Electrocution Accident? You Have Rights – Learn What They Are in California
It is time to speak with an electrocution accident lawyer if you have suffered from an accident involving electricity. The Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas will fight for your rights, so you can trust them. To discover more about your legal rights, call our offices at 909-982-0707 right now or continue reading.
Accidental electrocution can seriously harm a person’s body
The route of least resistance is used by the current when a person comes into touch with electricity to pass through their body. This often refers to internal organs as well as soft tissues like skin, fat, and muscle. The more harm that may be done and the more severe the injuries are likely to be, the longer the electricity is allowed to pass through a person’s body.
Accidental electrocution can cause a variety of injuries
A person hurt in an electrical accident may experience many kinds of injuries. They may consist of cardiovascular damage, damage to peripheral nerves, heart arrest, brain injury, respiration stopping, spinal cord damage, skin, bodily organs, or soft tissue burns, seizures, scarring, paralysis, amputation, fractures, disfigurement, death, psychiatric conditions, and eye damage.
Though these are some of the most frequent wounds brought on by electrical mishaps, the list is by no means complete.
The most common reasons for accidental electrocution
The majority of electrocution incidents involve people who are electrocuted while at work. However, injuries from electrocution in the house or in public places can also happen to kids and other people. Electrocution incidents are most frequently caused by faulty wiring, malfunctioning electrical appliances, exposed wire, and inadequately insulated wiring.
The victim of an electrical accident may be entitled to compensation for their losses if the incident was caused by someone behaving recklessly. One instance is when a renter reports a wiring issue to their landlord, but the landlord does nothing about it. The injuries caused by the electrocution might then be attributed to that landlord. Another option is to hold the maker and/or designer of the defective product liable if the injury was brought on by it.
You might be able to get paid for a range of damages
Your electrocution injury lawyer from Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas can look into your case to determine the best course of action for you. This can entail bringing a significant legal action against a product’s maker or making a claim with an insurance company. You may rely on Attorney Vargas to fight for the damages you have sustained in each case, or in any situation in between.
This might cover past and future medical costs, funeral and burial costs in the event of a wrongful death, past and future lost wages, loss of consortium, loss of earning capacity, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of household services, inability to perform functions, required assistive devices, pain and suffering, scarring, and disfigurement. It also depends on the specifics of your case. Call us now at 909-982-0707 to learn more.