Talk to Weitz & Luxenberg before you file a stray electricity injury lawsuit
Calvin was raking leaves in his driveway when a loose wire fell from a telephone pole and struck his right shoulder and neck. Calvin went to the hospital and was diagnosed with severe electrical burns and neurological damage. Unfortunately, this incident forced Calvin to resign from his job and go on permanent disability. Calvin suffered a considerable loss of income aside from the unwarranted pain and suffering of the incident. The electric company called it a simple accident, but Calvin had seen the wire dangling loosely for weeks, and had even called once to complain that it may be improperly installed.
The Hair-raising facts
Stray electricity injures over 400 people annually (United States Consumer Product Safety Commission). Over 40 percent of those are consumer product-related electrocution deaths. It just takes one careless electrician or engineer to transform electricity from a necessary part of modern living to a serious hazard. At Weitz & Luxenberg, we are sympathetic to your pain and frustration, and we can help you seek compensation.
Dangerous Effects of Electric Shock
Some possible dangerous effects caused by electric shock:
- Debilitating electrical burns
- Neurological damage
- Nerve damage
- Ventricular fibrillation
- Cardiac Arrest, which can easily result in death
Any of the above are serious injuries for which you have a right to seek compensation. Contact Weitz & Luxenberg for a free assessment of your case. Our law firm has skilled attorneys who will build your case to its full strength through intense research. From there, our attorneys can assist in recovering losses incurred by the stray electricity. These losses include, but are not limited to:
- Calvin’s income that he will no longer be able to receive due to his injury
- All of Calvin’s medical expenses related to the incident
- Travel expenses and canceled reservations
- Any parties who cared for Calvin, but were unpaid
Where to Start
The first thing to do is to fill out the form on this page. It is a quick, simple, and confidential process. After submitting the completed form, a representative from Weitz & Luxenberg will be in touch to discuss your options with you. Complications from electric shock affect your health, work, and quality of life, so do not wait to tell us about your claim. It is important to file your suit before the statute of limitations runs out. An unexpected electric shock is not something to be ignored. Take charge of your fight for fair compensation with Weitz & Luxenberg.
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