When an excessive amount of electricity passes through a person’s body, an individual suffers an electric shock. Though individuals do not always die after an electric shock, they may suffer serious, long-term injuries associated with an electrical accident.
In many cases, electric shocks are sustained as a consequence of defective manufacturing or a person or company’s negligence, and if you have been the victim of such an occurrence then you may be able to file a claim to seek financial compensation. Contact the Green Bay personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 to discuss your potential case.
The amount of electricity required to cause injury varies from person to person and depends upon a number of other specific details of the circumstances. When an electric shock is sustained, the following may result:
These injuries can be life-threatening and it is important for shock victims to seek immediate medical attention to begin assessment and treatment as soon as possible. Beyond simple survival, living with the aftermath of an electric shock injury can be challenging as there may be cognitive and motor effects that linger long after the harmful incident.
The Green Bay personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, may be able to help you if you have been the victim of an electric shock caused by another party’s negligence. Contact our office today at 800-242-2874 to learn more about your legal rights and options.