Electrocution

Electric shock is the physiological reaction or injury caused by electric current passing through the (human) body. Typically, the expression is used to describe an injurious exposure to electricity. It occurs upon contact of a (human) body part with any source of electricity that causes a sufficient current through the skin, muscles, or hair.Very small currents can be imperceptible. Larger current passing through the body may make it impossible for a shock victim to let go of an energized object. Still larger currents can cause fibrillation of the heart and damage to tissues. Death caused by an electric shock is called electrocution.
Posts about Electrocution
  • Power Lines Over Lakes in Texas – Regulations & Liability

    …Power lines running over lakes and waterways can be extremely dangerous to boaters. Following the tragic accident on Saturday where three boy scouts were electrocuted after their sailboat came in contact with overhead power lines, many are asking how such an accident was allowed to occur in the first place. Power Lines Over Water (Credit: Les…

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  • Dallas Electrocution Attorney

    …Electrocution accidents & electric shock injuries. Electric shock injuries can be extremely painful and can cause lifelong injuries. Call us today at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation, and let us explain the options available to you and your family moving forward. Electrocution Lawyer in Dallas Texas Electrocution can be defined…

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  • 2 Texas Eagle Scouts Electrocuted after Boat Strikes Power Lines

    … while the Scout leader performed CPR before game wardens arrived at about 2:00 p.m. Thomas was later transported via air ambulance to a hospital in Shreveport in critical condition. Commentary This situation is beyond belief, and our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this tragic event. While the Texas Parks and Wildlife…

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  • Lawsuit Filed after Two Children Electrocuted by Downed Power Line – FOX 4 DFW

    … “Rasansky Law Firm went far beyond my expectations. I can't be more impressed and satisfied with Rasansky, my settlement was larger than I expected and quicker than I anticipated.” ANTHONY GARDNERTRUCK ACCIDENT VICTIM “I Googled 'auto injuries' and y'all were the first ones who popped up. The conversation over the phone was very friendly…

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  • Lockout / Tagout Workplace Injuries

    … tagout products range in type and price, and it’s important for employers to closely follow OSHA guidelines when looking to purchase these for their equipment. If hazardous energy isn’t controlled, workers can suffer from a myriad of effects such as burns, electrocution, lacerations, cuts, fractures, amputations, and wrongful death. Here’s a list…

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