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Personal Injury Attorney to Sue Mobile Home for Electric Shock

Injuries inflicted by electric shock can range from minor jolting or scalding wounds to some truly severe and even life-threatening damages. The damages caused by electrocution can also inflict a serious financial burden as well as the cost needed for proper medical treatment of these injuries can skyrocket depending on the severity of the injury. When a tenant is injured due to electrocution at home, or in the case of this article, a mobile home park, the injured tenant may be eligible to file a mobile home park electrocution lawsuit. Through the pursuit of a lawsuit, a wounded tenant can receive compensation for the damages that they have had to endure. However, when moving forward, it is in your best interest that you seek representation from an expert attorney to help you sue the mobile home park more effectively. At Normandie Law Firm, one of the top law firms in the city, our expert Los Angeles attorneys with experience in electric shock cases can help you sue the mobile home park for negligence, and ensure that you receive the compensation that you deserve. If you have any questions after reading this article, please feel free to reach out to our law offices in Los Angeles, California, for a free consultation by one of our top-rated and skilled lawyers with experience handling electric shock claims.

Mobile Home Parks
In the past mobile home, parks served as a temporary residence for mobile home owners. These owners would rent plots of land from mobile home park owners, and often left freely. Today, these mobile home parks operate more as a form of permanent residence for mobile home owners, leaving them at the mercy of the park owners. When a mobile home owner is injured on their property, it is somewhat difficult to place blame on the park owner. This is because, the mobile home park owner is only responsible for the land upon which the mobile home resides, rather than the mobile home itself. This can make filing an electrocution lawsuit against a mobile home park owner fairly tricky as a mobile park owner will typically try and refute their liability for the damages. Fortunately, through the help of a qualified lawyer experienced in electrocution injury cases made against mobile home park owners, you could successfully file a lawsuit against a mobile home park owner and receive the compensation that you deserve for your damages.

Placing Liability Upon A Mobile Home Park Owner
As mentioned prior mobile home park owners will likely try to dispute their role in causing your injuries. However, with the help of an experienced lawyer, and a full understanding of the process of placing liability you could find a successful outcome for your lawsuit. Under Premises Liability Law in California, all property owners are expected to provide a reasonably safe and secure environment for their visitors and tenants. When there is a failure to uphold this expectation, the property owner could be sued for their negligent actions. To place liability upon a mobile park owner, or any property owner you must be able to prove the following is evident in your case:

  • There was a hazardous condition or potentially dangerous condition on the property, like a poorly maintained power socket or loose wire, that presented an unreasonable risk of harm.
  • The property owner, or mobile home park owner, should have been aware of the dangerous condition
  • The mobile home park owner or property owner failed to either warn guests of a reasonable condition and did not take reasonable action to remedy the issue.
  • The hazardous condition resulted in the injury to a tenant or patron.

Once you have shown that the mobile home park owner could be held liable for the damages, you can file a lawsuit against the mobile home park. However, the process of filing a lawsuit can be somewhat complicated, and even with the help of an experienced attorney, it is in your best interest that you understand some of the key components of a successful lawsuit.

The Statute of Limitations and Proving Negligence
Nearly all lawsuits are expected to adhere to the statute of limitations that influence the state in which the incident took place in. The statute of limitations is the period in which an injured party has to bring their case to court. If this ruling is ignored or there is a failure to meet it, the lawsuit can be dismissed from court entirely. For example, in the state of California, if you have been electrocuted at a mobile home park due to negligence you have two years from the date of the incident to bring the case to court. For this reason, it is highly recommended that you seek representation from an attorney with expertise in fighting for similar cases from the state where your injuries occurred.

A claim of negligence is also key to a successful outcome to any personal injury case. The injured party must be able to prove that the negligent actions of the defendant, in this case, the mobile home park owner, directly contributed to the damages that they have experienced. In claiming negligence, it is important that you have adequate evidence to support your claim. For electrocution personal injury cases, this evidence can include photographs of a faulty power outlet, eyewitness testimonies of the property owner’s negligent actions, or medical records showing the specific injuries you have endured. This evidence can be then used to endorse the following:

  • Duty: The plaintiff (injured or damaged party) must be able to show that the defendant (mobile home park owner) owed a legal duty to the plaintiff under the particular circumstances of the case.
  • Breach: The plaintiff must be able to show that the defendant breached said legal duty through specific actions or failure to act appropriately
  • Causation: The plaintiff must be able to show that the defendant’s actions or lack thereof caused the plaintiff’s injuries
  • Damages: The plaintiff must be able to show that they endured some specific damages. This can usually be shown through the presentation of medical records, a loss of wages, or a loss of potential income.

A successful lawsuit for a mobile home park electrocution lawsuit will typically cover the damages suffered by an electrocution victim in the form of monetary compensation. To understand what compensation you deserve, you must be able to identify the damages suffered.

Electrocution Injuries
An electrocution injury is defined as the damage caused when an electrical current passes through or inflicts harm upon the body. To put it simply, these injuries can occur whenever the body is exposed to an electrical current. This exposure could be made using a faulty wire, a poorly maintained power socket, or even the electrical wiring of a mobile home. An electrical current can inflict damage in three of the following forms:

  • Cardiac arrest from the electrical current passing through the heart;
  • Muscle, nerve, and tissue damage from a current passing through the body or;
  • Thermal burns caused by contact with the electrical source.

Victims of electrical current injuries should almost always seek treatment from a medical professional as soon as possible. Exposure to electrical currents can be incredibly life-threatening, especially when the wound isn’t adequately treated. In more severe cases, when a current passes through vital parts of the body, the injury can be instantly fatal. There are four different classes of electrical injuries, and they are listed as follows:

  • True electrical injuries: The victim becomes a part of the electrical circuit, meaning there are an exit and entrance sites in the body.
  • Flash Injuries: Surface burns are caused by electrical arcs that make contact with the skin, this means the electrical current doesn’t pass through the victim’s skin.
  • Flame Injuries: Typically caused by the ignition of a individuals clothing. In these cases, the electrical current may or may not travel through the person’s body.
  • Lightning Injuries: Caused by extremely high voltages of electricity over a short period; the electrical current flows throughout the body.

When a mobile home tenant suffers from the damages of electric current exposure as a result of the negligence or misconduct of mobile home park owner, that tenant has every right to sue the mobile home park owner for their negligent actions. An accomplished attorney with expertise in electric shock injury lawsuits can be a valuable asset.

How Normandie Law Firm Can Help
Having the right mobile home park injury attorney who has experience in electric shock cases on your side can truly make the difference in your case. If you have been injured by exposure to an electrical current as a result of the negligence or misconduct of a mobile home park owner our mobile home park injury attorneys at Normandie Law Firm can help. Those who file a claim with our Los Angeles law firm can find some, if not all of the following damages compensable to them:

  • Past & Future Medical Expenses
  • Loss of Wages
  • Potential Loss of Future Wages
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Emotional Distress (anxiety, depression, PTSD, etc.…
  • . Punitive Damages

Our team can walk you through the often-complicated process of building a case, filing a claim, and collecting compensation from the party responsible for your damages. While our law firm is based in Los Angeles, our experienced lawyers also practice in San Diego, San Francisco, Riverside, Oakland, Fresno, and throughout the entire state of California.

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If you contact our law offices today, we can walk you through the complicated process of filing your claim completely free of charge. As a show this commitment to you and your case we offer our clients the benefits of a zero fee guarantee policy. Under our zero fee policy, all clients don’t pay for our services until their case is won. If you feel in need of a second opinion, second opinion case reviews are also free under this policy. Please, feel free to give us a call, and we can guide you down the path of receiving proper compensation for your damages.

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