CHICAGO CONSTRUCTION SITE INJURY ATTORNEY
Life After A Construction Injury Can Be Tough. Get An Advocate On Your Side.
At Curcio Law Offices, we have extensive experience handling injury claims related to construction site accidents. Accidents occur on the job site when machines, equipment or the site itself is unsafe. Our attorneys have handled hundreds of workplace accident claims and intently pursue all possible sources of recovery for construction site accidents.
What is a Third-Party Claim for Construction Site Injuries?
The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act defines the extent of compensation available to individuals injured on the job. However, additional compensation may be available under certain circumstances. Our attorneys have the skill, experience and resources to evaluate whether additional compensation is available to you. Some common issues involved in construction site accident include:
- OSHA violations
- Scaffolding accidents
- Falls from ladders or roofs
- Forklift, crane or other heavy equipment accidents
- Falling construction materials or debris
Our lawyers have successfully handled numerous construction injury claims, as well as claims involving pedestrians injured in construction zones.
We understand that construction site accidents often result in permanent injuries that prevent people from returning to work. Our firm works with a variety of experts who include mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and safety experts to determine the cause of construction site accidents. Our attorneys are accomplished litigators with the skill, experience and resources to successfully present your construction injury case to a jury or secure an equitable settlement.
Why Do I Need a Lawyer for Construction Site Injuries in Chicago?
It is important to remember: never speak with an insurance agent or insurance adjuster prior to contacting an experienced premises liability attorney. Insurance companies often try to blame the person injured for his or her injuries.
Attorneys who work on premises liability cases frequently work with investigators to establish cause and fault in these cases and establish liability. It is imperative that if you have been injured on someone else’s property, or have been involved in an accident on a construction site, that you speak with someone who can represent your rights before speaking to any insurance agent so that your interests are protected instead of negotiated
What are Common Accidents on Construction Sites?
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, accidents in construction sites and construction industry deaths comprise more than a fifth of all work-related fatalities occurring on U.S. soil. Construction’s Fatal Four caused almost 60% of those construction worker fatalities, suggesting that industry employers must do more to eliminate associated risks for construction workers.
- Objects Falling or Striking
- Collapsing Structures
What Should You Be Aware of in a Construction Zone?
More often than not, injuries occur when an unexpected construction accident happens. By learning the warning signs of a dangerous situation, you can prevent undue harm to yourself or others.
Some of the most common issues, occur when people fall suddenly and objects strike unaware workers. In particular, there were higher rates of injuries reported for construction workers as a group during working hours when compared to the general full-time employee population, according to the CDC.
We've Helped Many Chicago Construction Injury Victims
If you or a member of your family has been injured in a construction site accident, please contact the Chicago construction injury attorneys at Curcio Law Offices. You can also call us at 312-321-1111.
Contact a Chicago Construction Injury Attorney Today
The attorneys at Curcio Law Offices in Chicago have decades of experience representing injured victims in these circumstances. Our firm works hard to ensure our clients’ rights and interests are protected, and that they are justly compensated for injuries suffered on another’s property. Our attorneys have the skill and experience necessary to successfully present your case to a jury or to negotiate an equitable settlement.
For more information about our premises liability verdicts, you can view them online here. Contact us at our downtown Chicago location so that we can provide you with a free consultation and get you the help that you need. You can also call us at 312-321-1111.