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Category: construction site injuries

Common Cold Weather Work Hazards for Injured Workers in Chicago, Illinois

Written by: admin| Nov 28, 2017 | 0 Comment

It might be winter proper, but some workers don’t get a pass on account of the poor weather outside by getting time off work. This includes those that work in construction as well as roofers and other individuals who fix our infrastructure or whose jobs require them to interact with the outdoors. As a worker in Chicago or any other major city in Illinois, it is important to realize that Illinois Workers’ Compensation is more often than not woefully inadequate when it comes to paying you for your injuries.

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Crane Injury Lawsuits in Chicago Illinois

Written by: admin| Jun 28, 2017 | 0 Comment

Cranes are vital in the construction and manufacturing industries. These carry loads over long distances that may be too heavy for humans or vehicles as well as raise them to heights that no other machine can. Despite the fact that they are indispensable, they can cause severe and catastrophic injuries on the operators that use them as well the people around the machine.

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Trench Collapse Accidents in Illinois

Written by: admin| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comment

Workers at construction sites in Illinois regularly dig trenches in order to access subterranean ground in order to install plumbing, wiring, or reinforce a building by way of pouring in foundation. These are a common scene in construction sites, and they must dug with care and by experienced or highly skilled workers. Trench collapse accidents in Illinois almost always end up in workers suffering severe injuries as well as losing their lives. It is estimated that trench collapse fatalities are 112% higher than other types of construction-related fatalities.

 

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