Electrocutions are among the most deadly construction accidents in the United States. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), electrocution is the second-most deadly of the “fatal four” construction hazards: falls, electrocution, “struck by” accidents, and “caught in/between” injuries.Second only the falls, electrocution accidents are responsible for approximately 70 worker deaths every year – not to mention nonfatal electrocution injuries.

Balzarini & Watson Can Fight for the Money You Need

If you or a loved one suffered an electrocution injury while working at a construction site, you may be eligible to recover financial compensation. Speak with a Pittsburgh personal injury lawyer from Balzarini & Watson to see what our lawyers can do for your case. You can also fill out an online case evaluation form at your convince.

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A recurring cause of electrocution resulting in injury or death is work performed in the vicinity of energized power lines. New construction, demolition of existing structures, or maintenance activities such as painting, HVAC or roof repairs may bring workers into contact with these potentially deadly objects. Often, work cannot be safely completed without properly identifying, insulating, or de-energizing the wires. In certain cases, the owner of the wires; either the Power Company or the property owner, can be held responsible for failing to take these actions to protect workers.

The attorneys at Balzarini & Watson have experience with electrocution injuries and have successfully handled many cases involving serious electrocution injuries or deaths.

If you or a loved one suffered an electrocution injury at work, you may be eligible to receive money for your medical expenses, missed wages, noneconomic damages, and ongoing medical care. When you work with the legal team at Balzarini & Watson, you can rest assured that a high-quality Pittsburgh accident lawyer will be by your side through every step of the legal process. From start to finish, we can help you understand your legal rights and options. Contact us online or by phone for more information.


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