Electrocution Injuries

Providing reliable service after electrical accidents

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 3,378 workers died from on-the-job electrical injuries from 1992 through 2002, making electricity the fourth leading cause of injury-related occupational death. Most workers are unaware of the dangers posed by electrical hazards in the workplace. The fact is that the danger of electric shock and electrical injury in many different types of work environments is high.

With more than 25 years of experience, The Bates Law Firm has the expertise to guide you through each step of your claim to recover compensation for electrocution injuries. Certified as a specialist by the Texas State Board of Legal Specialization, Harry S. Bates has history of successful verdicts and settlements and is dedicated to providing high-quality client service for the long haul.

Causes of electrical injuries in Texas

When electrical burns occur at work because of a manufacturing defect or third-party negligence, The Bates Law Firm provides skilled assistance. We help the injured recover compensation for injury caused by all types of electrical accidents:

  • Faulty wiring in equipment
  • Contact with exposed parts of electrical appliances or wiring
  • Contact with electrical equipment
  • Contact with overhead power lines
  • Flash burns from electric arcs
  • Failure to properly de-energize electrical equipment prior to work.
  • Mistakes in wiring or rewiring, or misidentified wiring
  • Contact with buried underground power lines

Types of electrical accidents in Texas

Practically all workers are exposed to electrical energy during work and these electrical currents may result in severe electrical burns and other injuries. San Antonio lawyer Harry Bates offers steadfast and highly personalized representation when you suffer injuries from all types of electrical accidents:

  • Electric shock
  • Electrical burns
  • Falls resulting from electric shock
  • Fatal electrocution of a loved one

Electrocution injuries

Injuries from electrocution can be extremely severe. Even when electrocution injuries appear to be minor, there may still be serious internal damage. These injuries can cause long-term damage that requires extensive medical treatment and rehabilitation or may even result in death.

As a personal injury specialist, Harry S. Bates is fully committed to helping clients obtain compensation for all medical expenses and missed work, as well for the pain suffering and emotional distress caused by all types of electrical burns and electrocution injuries:

  • Cardiac arrest from the electrical effect on the heart
  • Muscle, nerve and tissue damage from electrical current passing through the body
  • Thermal burns from contact with electrical sources

Contact an attorney with the experience and dedication to get results

At The Bates Law Firm, when we take on a case we are committed to seeing it to the final resolution and getting the compensation you need no matter how long or complex the case. To learn more about our services, contact us online or call 210-226-3777, toll free at 877-716-3777 for a free initial consultation.