Protect Your Important Legal Rights with a Skilled, Experienced Electrocution Lawyer
Every year, people from all walks of life are killed by electrocution. In many instances, these deaths by electrocution occur because of the negligence of some other party.
The two most common areas in which electrocutions occur in the United States are those involving consumer appliances and construction-related accidents. Every year, about 30,000 people in the United States experience nonfatal "shock" accidents, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Typically, these incidents involve a defective home appliance. In some cases, the injuries sustained in this type of situation can be serious.
In addition to shock accidents, men, women, and children are killed by electrocution in the home annually. A considerable number of these electrocutions arise from defective home appliances.
Electrocution is considered to be part of the "fatal four" in the construction industry. Death by electrocution is one of the four most common causes of death in the construction industry in the United States, according to the United States Department of Labor.
If you have a lost a family member due to electrocution arising from someone else's negligence, you can learn more about your legal rights by contacting an electrocution lawyer at The Doan Law Firm at (800) 349-0000. Additionally, if you or a loved one were injured in a shock accident caused by another's negligence, our firm can also assist you in understanding your rights.
Electrocution Wrongful Death Case
Across the country, individual states have laws that permit you to bring what is called a wrongful death lawsuit. A wrongful death lawsuit is brought by a person whose family member has died because of the negligence of someone else. For example, if a defective appliance caused the electrocution of one of your family members, you might be able to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit.
The laws regarding wrongful death lawsuits vary from state-to-state. The Doan Law Firm has offices across the country. Therefore, if you have questions about wrongful death cases, you can telephone our electrocution lawyer hotline at (800) 349-0000 any time.
The laws in a particular state set forth which family members can of a deceased person can pursue a wrongful death claim. Examples of family members that can pursue this type of legal action include:
Compensation awarded in an electrocution wrongful death case depends on the facts and circumstances of that case. In addition, an individual state's laws also govern what type of compensation can be soughed in a wrongful death case.
However, an electrocution attorney from our firm is likely to seek compensation that includes:
- final medical bills
- funeral and burial expenses
- mental anguish and emotional distress
- lost companionship
- lost consortium
- lost support
- lost income
Finally, each state has a law on the books called the statute of limitations. The statute of limitations sets forth the timeframe in which a wrongful death lawsuit must be filed in court. If you fail to meet this deadline, you are likely forever precluded from pursuing a lawsuit for the losses you sustained because of the electrocution of a family member.
The Doan Law Firm Electrocution Lawyer Fee Pledge
The Doan Law Firm makes a guaranteed electrocution lawyer fee commitment to you. Simply, our firm will never charge an attorney fee unless we obtain a favorable judgment for you. In other words, no attorney fee unless we win for you.
At the commencement of our representation of you, we will agree on a set fee. The fee will be a reasonable percentage of any settlement or judgment we obtain in your case. The fee agreement will be in writing.
Hire a Fighter: Retain a Doan Law Firm Electrocution Lawyer
The Doan Law Firm sponsors an electrocution lawyer hotline at (800) 349-0000. Our hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call the electrocution lawyer hotline now, or at any other time that is convenient for you.
We will schedule an initial consultation with you at a time and place convenient for you. The Doan Law Firm has offices nationwide. We can also schedule an initial consultation with you at your home. We can meet with you at the hospital, depending on your situation. We can arrange a virtual consultation with you via the internet. There is no charge for an initial consultation with an electrocution lawyer.
During an initial consultation, we will provide you a case evaluation and answer any of your questions. We will discuss possible claim settlement and lawsuit strategies designed to seek fair compensation in your case.
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