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Dangers of Stun Guns

When most people think of stun guns, they imagine police officers apprehending suspects by delivering a powerful shock through a stun gun. While these weapons are most commonly associated with law enforcement officers, other people can also acquire and use stun guns. These types of weapons, while generally considered safe and non-lethal, can actually be very dangerous if they are used negligently, improperly, or maliciously.

Injuries sustained from stun guns can be very painful and may require expensive medical care to treat. If you or a loved one has been injured by the misuse of a stun gun, contact the Wisconsin personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874. You may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering as well as for medical bills and other expenses.

Potential Injuries from Stun Guns

Stun guns are designed to deliver a short yet powerful electric shock to the recipient. This renders them immobile for a period of time. While these weapons are generally used by trained and responsible individuals, people can acquire these weapons and use them without the proper training. This can lead to severe injuries, including:

  • Nerve damage
  • Severe electrical burns
  • Heart palpitations
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Seizures

Law enforcement officials are trained in the use of stun guns so that they are only utilized to apprehend dangerous individuals. If an untrained individual uses a stun gun, the person can seriously injure innocent victims nearby.

Contact Us

If you or someone you care about has been injured by a person who has misused a stun gun, please contact the Wisconsin personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 for a free consultation. We can help you understand your rights and fight back.

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