The plaintiff’s decedent died as a result of exposure to live electric power lines and wires adjacent to the family home premises.


The plaintiff charged the public utility with negligently constructing and selecting power lines and wires which were dangerous and defective, that lacked adequate insulation, and that were maintained dangerously close to where persons would be exposed, and that the power company failed to provide adequate protection or guarding devices for the electric lines.[114]

About the Author: James Swartz
Mr. Swartz, our Managing and Principal Attorney at Swartz & Swartz P.C., is a nationally recognized and respected trial attorney as well as consumer advocate. His practice focuses on cases involving negligence, torts, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other claims involving catastrophic injuries.

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