New Jersey Electrocution Injury Attorneys
Electrical Shock Injuries On the Job
Electrocution or electrical shock often results in serious injuries. It is possible to suffer a burn, electric shock, nerve damage, cardiac arrest or physical deformity after coming into contact with a live wire. The severity of the injury depends on the type of circuit involved, the voltage and the electric current. If you have suffered an electrocution injury at work, it is important that you get prompt medical attention and treatment. It is also crucial that you understand your legal rights. Filing a claim for workers' compensation can get you the money you need to obtain treatment and cover any lost wages during your recovery. Even with a valid claim, however, you may be denied the compensation you need. For this reason, it is important to consult an experienced NJ electrocution lawyers from the start.
At Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., our New Jersey work injury attorneys are committed to helping injured workers get the compensation they are entitled to. If you have questions about the claim process or want to know more about your legal options, contact us for a free consultation today.
Receiving Compensation for an Electrocution Injury in New Jersey
Successful workers' compensation claims should result in support for medical bills, the cost of rehabilitation services and a portion of the wages lost while healing. Unfortunately, many workers' compensation claims are denied. It is important to remember that injured victims have the right to appeal the decision of a workers' compensation insurance provider.
In some cases, electrocution injuries are the direct result of a defective product. For example, if you are injured by a malfunctioning tool or machinery, you may be able to file a claim against the product manufacturer. It may be in your interest to research the potentially defective product online to see if an investigation is already underway or if the product has been recalled. Product manufacturers can be held accountable for the damages they cause with a product liability claim. If you or a loved one has suffered electrocution injuries, it is critical that you have the resources and knowledge necessary to ensure that your rights and best interests are protected.
Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. - Helping You Take the Next Step
As dedicated NJ workers' compensation lawyers, Gabriel Lependorf and David Silverstein provide every client with the knowledgeable, skilled, and tenacious legal representation they need to ensure they receive the money due to them under New Jersey law. If you have suffered an electrocution injury and need to file a workers' comp claim or have had a claim wrongfully denied or disputed, we can help you through the process. Call us today for a free consultation at (609) 240-0040.
- Electrical Safety in the Workplace
- Electrical Safety - CDC
- NJ Department of Health - Workplace Health and Safety -Personal Protective Equipment
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