Construction Accident

Chicago Construction Accident Attorney

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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 construction accident attorneys at Power, Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. 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 accidents.

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.

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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!

If you or a loved one was injured on the job, we invite you to speak with one of our Chicago construction accident lawyers for an evaluation.

Schedule a free consultation with our team: Call Power Rogers & Smith today at (312) 313-0202.

The Benefits of Hiring PRS
  • Experience

    Since 1993 when we first opened the doors of our law practice, Power Rogers & Smith has handled some of the largest personal injury cases for plaintiffs in the state of Illinois – and won. With our experience, we aren’t afraid to stand up to large corporations and insurance companies in court.

  • Success

    Power Rogers & Smith has won more than $4 billion in verdicts and settlements for its clients – that’s $500 million more than our closest competitor. These results include many record-setting and regulation-changing outcomes as well, including a $100 million settlement for victims of a trucking accident – Illinois’ largest injury award to a single family.

  • Contingent Fee

    Victims of tragic and life-altering accidents are suffering – physically, emotionally, and financially. We take the financial burden off victims by working on a contingent fee. This means that you do not pay unless/until we secure a financial recovery for you. You focus on healing. We’ll take care of the rest.


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