If you work in construction, you are aware of the dangers inherent to your occupation. Many construction accidents, however, could have been prevented if safety guidelines had been followed. Many times the contractors and subcontractors perform unsafe work activities to get the jobs done as quickly as possible. If you have been injured in a construction accident, it is important to consult with an attorney who can help you explore all avenues of compensation.
At Jamie M. Trapp & Associates, we handle construction accident claims for clients from Chicago, throughout Cook County and surrounding areas. We can help you pursue all available sources of compensation, including workers' compensation law and third-party personal injury claims. Our firm has been successful in prosecuting cases for millions of dollars against the largest construction companies in Chicago, including Leopardo Construction, Bovis Construction, Walsh Construction, Power Construction, Turner Construction and many subcontractors throughout the State of Illinois.
Contact us today online or by telephone at 312-292-9284 to discuss your case with an experienced Cook County construction accident attorney.
Construction Site Accident Injuries
Construction accidents can result in severe and debilitating injuries, including head injuries, back injuries, broken bones, burn injuries, eye injuries, amputations and more. Common types of construction site accidents include:
- Falls from heights (ladder, scaffold, trench, skylight, etc.)
- Scaffold collapses
- Trench collapses
- Construction site explosions
- Electrical injuries
- Crane accidents
- Forklift accidents
If your construction accident was caused by a negligent third party (not your employer or a fellow employee, you may pursue a personal injury claim in addition to workers' compensation benefits.Cook County personal injury attorney allows for compensation for elements not covered under IL workers' compensation law and can significantly increase the total amount of compensation you can receive for your construction site injury.
Contact Our Chicago Construction Accident Attorneys
If you have suffered a serious injury in a construction accident, our lawyers are here to help. We offer free initial consultations and bill on a contingent fee basis — you will not owe us a cent unless and until we get results for you. Contact us today online or by telephone at 312-292-9284 to discuss your case with a knowledgeable Cook County personal injury attorney.