One person died and four others were injured in an electrocution accident at Harbourside Place shopping center in Jupiter, Florida. According to the Jupiter Police Department, a child started drowning in the fountain around 3:30 PM on Sunday, October 22, 2023. When bystanders stepped in to rescue the child, multiple people received an electric shock. Three children were transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center where they are still recovering from their electrocution injuries. Two adults were transported to Jupiter Medical Center where sadly, one of the electrocution victims died.
Florida Power and Light shut off power to the area. The electrocution accident is under investigation by the Jupiter Police Department, the Town of Jupiter Building Department, Harbourside Place, and Florida Power and Light.
Electrocution Lawsuit Information
Electrocution accidents can lead to severe injuries such as electrical burns, brain damage, and even death. If you suffered an electric shock or a loved one died in an electrocution accident, you may be eligible for significant compensation.
An experienced electrical injury lawyer will help you sue the companies responsible for your injuries or your loved one’s death. For example, an improperly installed or maintained electrical system can send an electrical current into water, causing deadly electric shock drownings.
When a death is involved, your family may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit to pursue justice and compensation on behalf of your loved one. There may be a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit after an electrical injury, depending on the statute of limitations in your state. It is important to contact an experienced electrical injury lawyer as soon as possible to protect your legal rights.
Contact an Experienced Electrical Injury Lawyer
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