Construction sites are inherently dangerous places, and the probability for accidents to occur is high. When these types of accidents do occur, injuries can be severe. At Arami Law Office, our experienced Illinois construction accident attorneys understand the serious nature of these injuries, and the ramifications they can have on nearly every aspect of your life. Being involved in a construction accident can impair your ability to work and provide for yourself and your loved ones, while leaving you holding the bill for medical costs and treatments. Our firm provides passionate, professional legal representation for workers injured in these types of accidents, and can assist you in getting the compensation you deserve.
According to the latest reports from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 100,000 workers in Illinois are injured each year in work-related accidents. For more than half of these workers, the injuries they sustain result in multiple days away from work, job transfers, and future work restrictions. While these types of injuries can occur in any occupation, one of the more common places workplace accidents occur is the construction industry.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that as many as 20 percent of all work-related injuries are in the construction field. The causes behind most of these injuries are so common and potentially deadly that they have been named the ‘Fatal Four’. These include the following:
Construction accidents can result in injuries that are severe, potentially disabling, and even fatal. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), common types of construction worker injuries include the following:
In addition to the above, exposure to substances such as asbestos, lead, and dust are often contributing factors in construction related illnesses, such as respiratory problems and certain types of cancers.
At Arami Law Office, our experienced construction accident attorneys understand the impacts these injuries and illnesses can have on your family life and your finances. You may be dealing with past, current, and future medical costs, while being unable to work or to perform the tasks your job requires. We can assist you in building a case against negligent contractors, site owners, and equipment suppliers, so that you can get the compensation you need to recover.
If you or a loved one has suffered injuries as the result of a construction accident, contact Arami Law Office today. Our experienced Illinois construction accident attorneys know that when your livelihood is on the line, you need aggressive, professional legal representation to ensure your rights and interests are protected.
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