Construction Accidents Can Cause Catastrophic Or Fatal Injuries
Construction sites present many hazards to workers and bystanders. In one recent year, there were nearly 775 fatalities at construction sites and more than one-third of them involved fatal falls. There simply are not enough safety regulators to identify and prevent hazards from falls off ladders, scaffolds and roofs.
When fatalities or serious injuries happen at construction work sites, Wise Morrissey, LLC‘s lawyers have the experience to determine when to file a claim and how to get the best results possible under the circumstances. Our firm has been helping injured Illinois workers for more than a decade. We thoroughly understand the regulations, statutes, ordinances and industry standards that mandate a safe working environment for construction workers and others at construction sites.
You Can Rely On Our Attorneys’ Experience
If unsafe working conditions or defective equipment and machinery combined with human error to cause injuries or death, you need a knowledgeable attorney on your side. We know how to investigate, pursue and litigate these claims successfully. For a free consultation, please contact us online or call us in Chicago at 312-985-0930 today.
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$8 Million Verdict For Workplace Negligence
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$6.1 Million Jury Verdict For Amputation From Workplace Accident
Plaintiff was injured on a tower crane, leading to an amputation.
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$2.25 Million Settlement For Injured Ironworker In Construction Negligence Case
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$4.055 Million Settlement For Workplace Injury From New Shoring Product
We represented a 44-year-old carpenter and his wife in this workplace injury and product liability action. The carpenter was an employee of Walsh Construction Co. …
$9 Million Settlement For Paralysis In Construction Injury
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$9.6 Million Jury Verdict For Ironworker’s Fall And Paraplegic Injury
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$5 Million Settlement For Work Site Fall, Injury
Plaintiff fell off a roof at a construction site and suffered a brain injury.