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Live Power Line Electrocutes Georgia Power Employee

Late Tuesday night, an employee of Georgia Power Co. was electrocuted after coming in contact with a live line. He was part of a team trying to repair a power line connection that went down due to weather conditions.

Officials reported the accident occurred along U.S. 82, just east of Brookfield. A manager with Georgia Power stated that the employee had over 20 years of experience as a lineman.

Cases involving the death of a worker due to dangerous conditions are always devastating to read.  However, the attorneys at Pope & Howard, P.C. are experts in matters involving worksitecatastrophic injuries.

Below are a few examples of related specialty areas Pope & Howard, P.C. have established to help people who have suffered injuries on the job, or their loved ones:

  • Industrial Accidents
    • Malfunctioning or broken equipment
    • Negligence by contractors
    • Reckless behavior or improper oversight
    • Failure to follow OSHA regulations and other safety rules

If you or someone you know has been injured or killed due an accident that occurred on the job, please contact Pope & Howard, P.C. at 404-885-9999. You can also visit our website,, for more information.

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