Construction work poses many dangers. In fact, construction work produced the second-highest number of fatal work injuries of any industry in 2011, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says.
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Construction workers face a higher risk of injury or death than workers in other professions. As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports, one in five worker fatalities occur in the construction industry. Many of these injuries can be traced to violations of state and federal safety regulations that are designed to protect workers.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident in Chicago or elsewhere in Illinois, contact Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. We can investigate your case and determine the options available to you for seeking a recovery of your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages. Simply call or contact us online today to get started with a free consultation.
20.3% of worker fatalities in private industry in 2013 occurred in construction, or a total of 796 deaths. The four leading causes of construction worker fatalities were:
In Illinois, 12% of all fatal work-related injuries and 2% of non-fatal work-related injuries in Illinois occurred in the construction industry.
Our law firm represents injured victims and families who have lost a loved one in all types of construction accidents, including but not limited to:
Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. is prepared to move forward at once to protect your right to full compensation after a serious construction accident. We pursue damages from every possible source for our clients. We also represent families who have lost a loved one in a construction accident. Call or contact us online today for more information.
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