What Injuries Are Caused by Electrocution? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

There is a myriad of injuries that a victim of electrocution can suffer. No matter how minor a victim thinks the incident may have been, it is crucial to seek medical treatment immediately after an electric shock or electrocution incident. The victim may have suffered some internal injury that can only be diagnosed by a medical professional.

Some of the more frequent injuries in the electrocution injury cases our legal team has handled include:

  • Brain damage
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Cardiac arrhythmia
  • Chronic headaches
  • Cognitive difficulties
  • Coma
  • Hearing loss
  • Heart fibrillation
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Loss of kidney function
  • Memory loss
  • Nerve damage
  • Respiratory failure
  • Seizures
  • Serious burns
  • Spinal injuries
  • Vision loss
  • Death