Investigations and Compensation for Electrocution Injuries
Every year, thousands of railroad workers are injured or suffer death by electrocution. The injuries sustained can result in serious burns, causing serious damage or fatalities. If you or someone you love has suffered electrocution, you want an experienced attorney to handle your case. Cahill & Perry, P.C., is a dedicated railroad workers' rights firm serving clients throughout the Northeast, including Boston, New York, Connecticut and New Jersey. Our firm will take a comprehensive and strategic approach to identify the cause of your injury and pursue maximum compensation for your personal and financial losses.
Causes of Electrocution Accidents
Railroad track sites and other jobs aboard trains are notoriously dangerous. While there are federal regulations mandating certain safety precautions, negligence and even unforeseeable events can result in an electrocution accident. Workers and their families are entitled to pursue compensation after an injury or wrongful death. Our railroad electrocutions attorneys are experienced with cases involving:
- Exposure to electrical wiring, either aboard a train or in a rail yard
- Contact with high-voltage power lines and rails electrical arc explosions from shorts in high-voltage power lines
Support for Electrical Injury Victims and Railroad Worker Families
Individuals who suffer electrocution can suffer serious injuries caused by electricity that flows through the body. Injuries can range from minor burns or a temporary injury to a debilitating, permanent injury or wrongful death. When you or someone you love suffers, remember that you are entitled to pursue compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, scarring and disfigurement, long-term disability, and other losses you have endured. Our FELA lawyers are experienced in pursuing every avenue of relief and will work diligently to protect your rights.
If you have been injured in a railroad accident or as a railroad employee, please call 800-576-0515 or contact us by e-mail to arrange a free confidential consultation with our electrocution accident attorneys.