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Electrician severely burned in flash at switchboard – $4,750,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was an electrician working on the installation of electrical switching equipment as part of the construction of the Middle River Regional Jail in Augusta County. The plaintiff inadvertently triggered an electric arc flash which ignited his clothes in January 2005. The plaintiff suffered severe burns to his upper body. The defendant had performed an ...