Electrocution is a serious risk to workers in the industrial, mechanical, and construction trades.
Accidents involving contact with high-voltage wires and power transformers in train and rail yards can be severe, even deadly.
But, most electrical accidents at a worksite occur randomly. The most common cause is improper wiring of electrical equipment, or when workers are given inadequate safety training, or by defective products. Employer negligence is also sometime to blame.
Heart damage, burn injuries, and permanent disabilities are among the injuries sustained by victims of electrical accidents.
If you’ve been injured at work as a result of electrocution, contact the New York construction accident lawyers at Hess & Leibowitz. Our firm has been representing victims of workplace accidents for more than three decades. We have recovered money for our construction accident clients in 98% of the cases we have handled. The total dollars recovered on behalf of our construction worker clients has exceeded 50 million dollars.