Electrocution and Electric Shock Injuries
At Cook, Bradford & Levy, we understand the dangers of living and working around electricity. We also understand the loss, anger, and frustration families feel when a loved one has been hurt or killed by the carelessness of another person or entity. If you have been impacted by the negligent use, maintenance, or operation of an electrical transformer box, transmission wire, or other scenario involving electricity, our Boulder electrocution attorneys can help you understand your rights and guide you in your recovery and pursuit of justice. We invite you to call us at 303-543-1000 for a free consultation about your electrocution case.Pursuing Negligent and Careless Parties in Court
Electrocution and electric shock cases often involve catastrophic injury or death. As a result, our Boulder electrocution lawyers understand that the damages involved in electrical injury cases are often characterized by intensive hospital treatment, prolonged stays in recovery centers, multiple surgeries, and a host of other losses such as lost wages and permanent physical impairment. Fortunately, Colorado’s medical community understands how to treat victims of electrocution, but the flip side is that financially (not including emotional injury) damages from electric shock injuries can easily reach seven-figures. In high damages cases, insurance carriers generally will not pay such a large claim without a fight. The good news is that our Boulder electrocution attorneys have the knowledge, resources, and experience to bring the fight, and we know that filing a lawsuit provides additional opportunity to investigate the claim and clearly expose the wrongful acts that led to the injury. Although there may be certain caps that apply to your situation, you may file a lawsuit against the negligent party regardless of whether it is a person, a business, or government entity.Working Up Your Electrocution and Electric Shock Accident Claim
Our Boulder electrocution lawyers understand the importance of immediately conducting a thorough and complete investigation to identify and safeguard evidence in your electric shock case. We have access to a trusted team of investigators, as well as the ability to identify and retain electrical-industry experts across the country to pinpoint the specific careless and negligent acts that led to the injury or death. In addition to shedding light on the actual mechanics and operation of the electric transformer box, electric transmission wire, or electric system that caused the shock, our Boulder electrocution attorneys will study the circumstances surrounding the incident to try and identify other aggravating factors, such as the incident’s location near a bus stop, swimming pool, school zone, or construction site, that may have contributed to the electric shock accident. We understand that it is critical to put together a comprehensive picture of the cause and circumstances of the electrocution so that we can effectively tell your story to the insurance adjuster, mediator, judge, or jury.Damages from Electrocution or Electric Shock
The nature of electrocution and electric shock is that it often results in catastrophic injury or death to the victim. Especially in circumstances where you have suffered permanent disability such as a missing limb, digit, scar, damage to your heart or brain, or a condition such as blindness or loss of hearing, it is important that your Boulder electrocution attorney fully understand your past and future treatment needs and costs. A good Boulder electrocution lawyer will be ready to involve the expertise of medical doctors, occupational therapists, and economists so that the true present and future value of your losses are understood and effectively presented in your case. For example, if the electric shock injured you that you will be unable to work in your previous job, or will be unable to work at all, you will need to develop your lost wages and loss of future earning claim.
Electrocution and electric shock injuries and deaths are serious cases requiring the knowledge and experience of a Boulder electrocution lawyer to achieve justice for you and your family. At Cook, Bradford & Levy we are here to answer your questions and help ease the stress and confusion created by electrocution accidents. We urge you to reach out to our friendly team of Boulder electrocution attorneys at 303-543-1000 for a free consultation about how we can help you.