Pennsylvania Electrocution Injury Attorney
Providing Experienced Representation for Catastrophic Injuries
Injuries caused by exposure to high electrical voltages can result in substantial nerve damage, leading to possible paralysis, blindness, and even death. If you've suffered an electrocution injury as a result of another party's negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation. A Pennsylvania personal injury attorney at Metzger Wickersham is ready to review your case and discuss your options.
Establishing Liability in an Electrocution Case
High voltage injury cases can be complicated. It can take significant research and investigation to establish liability and prove that a specific person or company was negligent.
Potentially liable parties could include the following:
- Property owner
- Power company
- Contractor or equipment operator
Sometimes, even contractors responsible for power line repairs or past maintenance may be held liable. Our experienced lawyers can look through logs and maintenance records to get the facts, prove liability, and pursue full and fair compensation for our client.
With our firm on your side, you may recover compensation for the following damages:
- Past and future medical bills
- Lost income
- Lost earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
No Fees Unless We Win
At Metzger Wickersham, we operate on a contingency fee basis. This means that when we take on a case, we don’t charge any out-of-pocket fees. Rather, we advance all costs. If we win your case, attorney fees are taken as a percentage of the recovery, and if we don’t win, you don’t owe us anything. It’s that simple – there is absolutely no risk.
Trusted by our peers and clients alike for more than 130 years, Metzger Wickersham is one of the largest and most respected personal injury law firms in Pennsylvania. If you have been injured, you can count on our team to represent you with skill, dedication, and personalized care.
Call today to request your complementary, no-obligation case review at one of our conveniently located offices in Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre, Shippensburg, Lancaster, York, and Pottsville - we’re standing by to take your call.
Power Line Workers at Risk of Electrocution Injury
Employees who work with overhead power lines are at a high risk for injury or death. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, electrocution injuries are one of the "fatal four" top causes of death in the construction industry. According to statistics, overhead power line accidents account for about two-fifths of all fatal electrocutions. The most common shock-related injury is a burn.
Three forms of burns commonly result from electrocution injuries:
- Arc burns
- Thermal contact burns
- Electrical burns
Electrical burns differ from thermal and chemical burns in that they generally burn deeper than the others. Thermal and chemical burns usually affect the surface level of skin.
Find out if You Are Entitled to Compensation Today! Call Metzger Wickersham.
At Metzger Wickersham, our experienced Harrisburg electrocution injury attorneys can pursue all avenues of investigation when handling your case. Backed by decades of experience and one of the largest support staffs in the area, our firm can devote the time and attention that your case deserves.
We've been serving justice since 1888. Trust us to handle your case. Contact the firm to begin your free case evaluation!