Construction Accident Attorney in Illinois
Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers: We Fight to Win
If you or a loved one was hurt or killed in an Illinois construction accident,
take time to speak with an attorney about your options. Our team of
Chicago personal injury attorneys at Power Rogers & Smith, P.C. knows the nuances of these cases and
we understand how to protect your rights. Attorney Todd Smith has achieved
multi-million dollar judgments and settlements involving construction
He and Attorney Joe Power achieved what was then a record multi-million
dollar verdict in a carpenter's death at the Newberry Plaza construction
project. Attorney Devon Bruce also has years of experience, and a history
of success that includes multi-million dollar recoveries including a $9M
jury verdict in a construction accident case, which was upheld on appeal
after being heard twice by the Illinois Supreme Court.
Construction site accidents affect thousands of American workers annually.
According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA),
more than 4,000 workers were killed in the private industry sector in
the United States, and more than 1 in 5 - over 20% - of these fatalities
happened in construction.
Some further accident statistics in the field of construction include:
- The most common cause of workplace deaths in the construction industry is falls
- The leading OSHA violation is fall protection
- A construction worker with a 45 year career faces a 1 in 200 chance of
dying as the result of a workplace accident
- Every year, 1 in 10 construction workers suffer injuries
- Over 15% of construction injuries are caused by exposure
- In the United States, with the construction industry has the second highest
rate of fatal injuries in workers under the age of 18
- 60% of injuries in the construction sector happen in the first year of
the employee's hiring
Make the strategic choice after an accident!
free consultation with our team: Call Power Rogers & Smith today at (312) 313-0202.