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Three Electrocuted in Their Backyard

Posted By Houston Personal Injury Attorney || 16-Apr-2011

A family of three was electrocuted earlier this month by power lines that had fallen in the backyard of their home, reports say.

The family of three, including the mother, father and their 21-year old son were in their backyard of their San Bernardino, CA home taking care of a small fire that had started - apparently as a result of the power lines. Reports say high winds were reported in San Bernardino Thursday night and several power lines fell, with outages in the neighborhood Thursday night.

Emergency crews were called to the scene and discovered power lines down about 10 feet from the rear of the home; all three victims were lying in the grass, still in their nightclothes, reports say.

Two other family members, a 17-year old daughter and 10-year old son, were inside the home and were not injured. The two other children are in the care of family, reports say.

In freak circumstances like this, experts are needed to exact cause and possible compensation. With extensive experience in personal injury lawsuit, the Doan Law Firm, P.C., led by Houston personal injury attorney Jimmy Doan, has answers. Contact the Doan Law Firm, P.C. at 1 Riverway, Suite 2055, Houston, Texas 77056, (713) 869-4747 or (800) 910-FIRM.

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After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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