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Chicago Electrical and Burn Injury Lawyers

Electricians, construction workers and other laborers who work around power lines or electrical equipment are most often the victims of electrical shock injuries and electrocution. At Anesi, Ozmon, Rodin, Novak & Kohen Ltd., we have firsthand knowledge of the devastation caused by electrical injuries. Our firm has helped thousands of construction workers, electricians, union workers and others who have had their lives turned upside down by serious injuries involving electricity.

Electric injuries are extremely dangerous. After falling, electrocution is the second leading cause of death in workplace accidents. Even when electric shocks are not fatal, the injuries can leave you partially or permanently disabled. Severe electrical burns may require skin grafts and leave you with lasting injuries, including:

  • Blindness
  • Nerve damage
  • Heart damage
  • Brain damage
  • Amputation

You may suffer from secondary injuries such as broken bones, spinal cord injuries and internal injuries as a result of being thrown from the electrical source.

A History Of Holding The Negligent Accountable

Following an electric shock, many people lose consciousness and/or fall, which can result in additional broken bones, head injuries, spinal cord damage and other serious injuries.

Our attorneys have experience with all of these types of incidents. We know how and where to look for negligence, and we will fight for the maximum compensation available to you.

Below are brief summaries of cases involving electrical injuries and death by electrocution that we have resolved for past clients and their families:

  • $5 million settlement – the full limit of insurance – for a victim electrocuted at a construction site
  • $1,417 million settlement for a Commonwealth Edison electrician burned in a substation explosion caused by a defective switch
  • $1.050 million settlement for a sprinkler fitter who injured his knee when he fell from a ladder as a result of an electric shock
  • $1 million+ settlement for a construction worker injured who was electrified when the boom of a crane came into contact with a power line. No proximity warning system was in place
  • $798,000 verdict in a case that involved a space heater that short-circuited and shocked the plaintiff

Trust Us With Your Recovery

If you or a family member has been in an accident involving an electrical injury or burn in Chicago, speak with our attorneys as soon as possible. Call 312-997-5784 or contact us online to arrange a free consultation.


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