Electric Shock & Electrical Burns
Electrocution Work Injury Attorneys in Chicago
Electrocution injuries at work can result in deep internal injuries. The extent and location of your injury depend on how long you were exposed to an electrical current and the path the electricity took through your body. Most workplace electrocutions are due to unsafe work conditions, insufficient training, unsafe equipment or installation. If your employer did not provide you with adequate protection such as rubber insulated gloves or face shields, your employer may be liable for you injuries.
It can be frightening dealing with employers and insurance companies when you are hurt. Workers’ compensation insurers may try to minimize the severity of your injury. To protect your interests, it is important to speak with an experienced work injury attorney as soon as possible.
At Anesi Ozmon, we have been helping injured workers since 1955. Our Chicago attorneys will investigate the cause of your electrocution injury at work to identify all responsible parties and fight hard to make sure you receive the maximum possible compensation for your claim.
Illinois Job Site Injury Lawyers for Victims of Electric Burns Caused by an Electric Shock
Our firm represents electricians, utility workers, rail workers, construction workers and family members throughout Illinois who have suffered electric burns caused by an electric shock. You shouldn’t have to work about medical bills, lost wages or rehabilitation. Let us advocate for you.
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:
- Nerve damage
- Heart damage
- Brain damage
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.
Make sure your interests are being taken looked after. Hire an experienced law firm that has a strong track record of successful recoveries for its clients. If you would like to speak with one of our lawyers to learn more about your options, contact our firm online or by phone at 312-372-3822 or toll free at 800-458-3822.