Electrical Accidents: Get Experienced And Reliable Help From Our Firm
Electrical injuries are quite common on many construction sites throughout Texas and the United States. If an error occurs, electricians or employees working with electrical components typically sustain injuries due to electrocution, fires, explosions and other construction accidents.
If you or a loved one suffered a serious injury due to an electrical accident in or around the Austin area, David Komie Law, is committed to helping you recover financial compensation in order to cover medical bills, loss of income, as well as pain and suffering. With more than 60 years of experience, our construction accident attorneys can thoroughly review your case and determine all of your available legal options to get the results you desire.
Types Of Electrical Accidents
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), electrocutions are the second-leading cause of deaths in the construction field. Furthermore, electrical wiring, components, equipment, methodology and the general industry were part of the top 10 most common violated OSHA standards in 2015.
Common causes of electrical accidents include:
- OSHA safety standard violations
- Contractor negligence
- Defective wiring
- Lack of protection
- Power line accidents
- Lack of warning
- Construction accidents
OSHA says that most electrical accidents occur due to unsafe work environment and practices as well as unsafe equipment or installation. If employers fail to uphold the guidelines set forth by OSHA, they can be liable for any accidents and injuries that occur in the worksite.
Seek Compensation For An Electrical Injury Today
It is imperative to investigate the accident that resulted in your injury. Our Austin construction accident attorneys can gather evidence and use the help of expert witnesses to build an effective case strategy for you. Do not risk protecting your rights and best interests without experienced legal representation.