Kansas City Electrical Accidents Attorney

Electrical Accidents on Construction Sites

Every year, more than 400 electrical accidents occur on job sites throughout the United States resulting in wrongful death. Thousands more sustain serious brain and spinal cord injury due to electrical accidents at the workplace.

In many cases, this is due to one of the following:

  • Defective electrical wiring
  • Defective equipment
  • Lack of maintenance
  • Lack of safety regulation enforcement

Electrical accidents include burns, electric shock, fall injuries from electrocution and death. Electric shock can affect external and internal organs and often require long term care and treatment from a skilled team of medical professionals.

Our firm has a proven record of obtaining results for clients. At Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott, we have helped countless construction site accident victims obtain the compensation deserved after a serious injury. We will aggressively challenge insurance companies that are violating our clients' rights and will pursue the maximum possible in benefits through workers' compensation and any other liable parties. Have a Kansas City personal injury attorney from our firm review your case on an immediate basis so that you can better understand your best course of action.

Electrical Accidents and Serious Injuries

Workers who have been injured in electrical accidents caused by the negligence of another party may be compensated for their monetary losses with workers' compensation. In many cases, however, workers compensation benefits are insufficient to cover the damages sustained as a result of the accident. Construction companies are obligated to provide warning and protection against accidental electrocution on a construction site.

In addition, power companies are responsible to protect workers from overhead power lines and other dangers. Electrocution claims involving construction sites can involve many different liable parties. It is crucial for your attorney to have a thorough and extensive background in construction site personal injury cases so that your claim is properly handled.

If you have been electrocuted on a construction site, it is in your best interests to contact us on an immediate basis.

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