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Construction Injury Cases

What Can I Do If I’ve Been Hurt By Construction Equipment?

Working on a construction site means long days using heavy, often complex machinery with many moving parts. Whether it’s a bulldozer, crane, scaffolding, or other operating machinery, construction workers and their bosses must ensure these pieces of equipment get used carefully and that everyone follows the correct safety procedures. Even so, accidents happen. A worker might fall, be electrocuted, or get struck by a heavy...
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Crane Collapses in Seattle, Killing Four, Injuring Others

A huge crane collapsed on Saturday April 27, 2019 in downtown Seattle, Washington, falling on cars below killing four people, including two ironworkers in the crane. The cause of the crane collapse is under investigation. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said in a statement, "Determining how and why this tragedy happened will take time." The scene is eerily reminiscent of the scaffolding collapse that occurred in...
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Construction Job Accident – How Will I Pay My Bills if I Can’t Work?

Construction work is physically demanding and carries the risk of serious injury. Our Chicago construction accident attorneys have represented injured construction workers in cases that range from simple to extremely complex construction accidents. One of the main concerns we hear when a construction worker has an injury is: “How will I pay my bills if I can’t work?” What most people are surprised to find out...
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Summer Equals Work Zone Fatalities…and Fines

With the summer season lurking around the corner, it's not just mercury that's on the rise; work zone fatalities also tend to spike during this time of year. In 2008 alone, the Federal Highway Administration reported 720 work zone fatalities, and most occurred during the months of June, September and October. With June on the horizon, there is no better time to remind motorists to...
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