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Electrical and Electric Shock Injuries

Victim of an electrical injury or electric shock? Contact us today to review your case.
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Which Law Firm Can Handle Cases Involving Electrial Injuries?

Contact with high-voltage or low-voltage electrical power sources can cause fatal injuries, major burns, nerve and muscle damage, damage to the heart and other internal organs, permanent scarring, and emotional trauma.

At Schiffman Firm, we understand how electrical injuries can alter the lives of our clients and our team works diligently to hold those responsible fully accountable. For over 50 years we have filed lawsuits against manufacturers, property owners, construction contractors, and others. Our lawyers have obtained substantial settlements for survivors of electric shock injuries.

With over 100 years of combined trial experience, we have the knowledge and expertise that is required to properly represent victims of electrical injuries and the families and loved ones of electrocution wrongful death cases.

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Have you or someone you care about suffered a personal injury caused by an electrical shock or electrocution? Contact our lawyers today for a free assessment of your case. You don’t pay our team anything unless you win your case.

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Power Lines, Exposed Wiring

What Are The Most Common Ways Electrical Injries Can Occur?

All it can take is one jolt of electricity from a high-voltage wire or device to cause severe burns, long-term impairments, and even death. An electrical injury can happen to anyone, no matter how safe and the number of precautions one takes.

If you or someone you care about suffered an electrical or electric shock injury, contact the attorneys at Schiffman Firm in Pittsburgh today for a free consultation.

Common Causes of Electrical Injuries and Electrocutions

Success Stories on Electrical Injury Cases

Utility Workers, Electricians

Who Are Most at Risk For Electrical Injuries?

While anyone can suffer an injury from an electrical shock, we see most cases coming from workplace accidents.

These types of work-related electrical injuries generally occur when contact is made with low or dangerously placed power lines, underground cables, exposed wiring, and electrical equipment.

These Types of Professions Can Be Most Prone to Electrical Injuries:

  • Industrial or manufacturing plant workers
  • Utility workers and linemen
  • Electricians
  • Roofers
  • Construction workers and home builders
  • Heavy equipment and crane operators

The Expertise Your Electrical Injury Case Needs

What Makes Schiffman Firm Different From Other Personal Injury Attorneys?

In every case, our goal is to obtain maximum compensation for the pain, suffering, medical expenses, lost wages or income, rehabilitation, permanent disability, disfigurement, and other damages our clients have suffered due to any personal injury including those hurt by electrical and high-voltage shock.

Our attorneys have delivered substantial victories and results to personal injury victims in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, including electrical injury cases.

Our experience and in-depth knowledge of how electrical equipment works give our attorneys an edge over lawyers and law firms. This expertise allows us to craft a unique and knowledge-based approach to any case involving electrical injuries.

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We Know How It Works

Our attorneys have a wealth of knowledge of heavy equipment, engineering, and electrical equipment.

We understand and know how to read engineering blueprints and wiring diagrams which helps us create a comprehensive approach to representing you and any electrical injury case.

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We Put in The Time

You won’t find another law firm in Pittsburgh or the state of Pennsylvania that is as devoted to your case as the team at Schiffman Firm.

Our attorneys will be aggressive in representing your claims while putting in the extra time to gather all of the facts and research that makes us the knowledge experts on your specific incident.

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We Bring The Experts

Our network of peers and industry experts allows us to creatively approach your case from multiple angles to help craft a unique viewpoint and perspective for the jury when we take your case to court.

Results That Matter

What Kind of Success Has Schiffman Firm Had in Representing Electrical Injury Cases?

Our lawyers have successfully represented thousands of personal injury cases, including cases dealing with electrical injury. While each case can present a unique challenge, our attorneys take a data-driven approach that is backed by research that can be confirmed by industry experts.


Used Power Drill Injury

Our team was able to deliver results for a client that suffered an electrical shock injury from a defective power drill.

The client purchased the drill as a previously used item from a retail store that had improperly reconditioned the device. After a thorough and in-depth analysis of the item, our attorneys were able to prove that the store was at fault and we were able to recover damages on the behalf of the client that was injured from this defective product.

Injured by an electrical device?

Contractor Severely Injured By Buired Electrical Lines

Our lawyers successfully represented a subcontractor who suffered severe injuries due to a power line arc from a buried electrical conduit.

This case presented unique challenges, but our attorneys teamed up with industry experts in the electrical field to represent the client in a unique and fact-driven approach. The result allowed our client to have peace of mind knowing that they were awarded the compensation they deserved.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is my electrical injury case worth?

Due to the complicated nature of any personal injury claims, it’s impossible to assign a dollar amount to a case without first understanding the basics and nuances involved.

If you or someone you care about suffered an electrical injury or was involved in a workplace accident, contact the Pittsburgh personal injury attorneys at Schiffman Firm. Our team will listen to your case and offer you a free evaluation. There are no fees for our services unless we help you recover money from your personal injury.

Legal Services in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

What Can Our Team Help You With Today?

From personal injury to product liability - Schiffman Firm has the legal expertise and experience to take on a wide variety of cases with a proven track record of delivering results for their clients.

Our attorneys are always ready to listen to your case. Contact us today for a free review of your case - you don't pay anything for our legal services unless you win your case.

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Burns and Hazardous Material Injuries

Our attorneys handle lawsuits and legal cases for personal injuries due to a variety of burns including:
Thermal and Fire Burn Injuries
Chemical Burns
Hazardous Material Injuries
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Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord, brain, and concussion injuries are complex legal matters - our team has experience and expertise in working with:
Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
Concussions
Pediatric Brain Injries
Spinal Cord Injuries
Medical Malpractice
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Wrongful and Accidental Deaths

Negligence, in any form, can lead to a wide variety of personal injury lawsuits - sometimes it can, unfortunately, lead to death. Our team can represent the families and the estate of wrongful death victims to ensure fair compensation is received and justice is served.
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Estates, Wills, and Trusts

Navigating wills, trusts, and estates can be complicated and require attorneys experienced in understanding the various nuances and associated laws within. We provide valuable experience in:
Will and Trust Contests
Estate and Title Disputes
Recovery of Assets
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Workers' Compensation

At Schiffman Firm, we know how Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system works and — most importantly — how to make this system work for our clients.
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Business and Employment Litigation

Focused on delivering efficient and cost-effective business law solutions to small and midsized organizations - we provide ongoing counsel and legal services including:
Startups
Entity Formation (LLC)
Business Litigation
Business Transactions
Breach of Contracts
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