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Your Chicago Attorneys for Injuries in the
Workplace

As an employee, you are entitled to a safe and healthy workplace. But when employers fail to uphold their end of the deal, you can end up injured — from psychological effects to broken bones and even wrongful death. The attorneys at Kaveny + Kroll are experienced in seeking justice for people injured at work. We stand for your rights.
Please call the attorneys at Kaveny + Kroll today for a free confidential consultation at 312-761-KKTL (5585).

Every 7 seconds, a worker is injured on the job. These numbers are staggering, and the worst part is that each one is preventable. Taking preventative action can spare workers needless pain and suffering.

TOP 3 Workplace injury events resulting in lost work days

#1

OVEREXERTION

• Lifting or Lowering
• Repetitive Motions

34
OF INJURIES

#2

CONTACT WITH OBJECTS AND EQUIPMENT

• Struck By or Against Object or Equipment
• Caught In or Compressed by Equipment or Objects

26
OF INJURIES

#3

SLIPS, TRIPS + FALLS

• Falls to a Lower Level
• Falls on the Same Level

29
OF INJURIES

Source: National Safety Council

CASE STUDIES

Click through the tabs below to learn about a few of our cases involving INJURIES IN THE WORKPLACE.

2015 | Cook County | $15,200,000 Verdict

A 33-year old veteran was knocked down and his left foot was run over by a forklift while working at the International Technology Show at McCormick Place. He suffered a degloving injury to his left foot, requiring seven surgeries, including skin and muscle grafting and the removal of heel tissue.

2006 | Cook County | $2,850,000 Settlement

A 39-year old construction worker suffered a serious personal injury resulting in a crushed right foot after a 1,600 pound steel beam was dropped from a magnetic lift while he was working at a steel plant.

2002 | Lake County, Indiana | $6,850,000 Settlement

A 42-year old construction worker shattered his right leg after falling 20 feet when the steel beam he was working on collapsed. Plaintiff argued that neither welder confirmed that the steel beam had been welded prior to allowing other trades to work on it.

2002 | Cook County | $4,750,000 Settlement

A 42-year old construction worker shattered his right leg after falling 20 feet when the steel beam he was working on collapsed. Plaintiff argued that neither welder confirmed that the steel beam had been welded prior to allowing other trades to work on it.

1999 | Cook County | $2,000,000 Settlement

A Chicago construction worker was impaled and died when a metal rebar was dropped by another subcontractor at this Chicago construction site.

We are on your side and have experience in all types of workplace injuries.

Please call us today with your questions at
312-761-KKTL (5585).

Kaveny + Kroll is a leading boutique personal injury law firm in Chicago. Established in 2019 by award-winning attorneys Elizabeth A. Kaveny and Jeffrey J. Kroll. Their firm is driven by their commitment to justice and the need to fight for victim’s rights and financial recovery. We believe a valued law firm should take your case personally … because it is.

FEES

Keep in mind that our payment is ONLY based on the award in your case. We only get paid if we help you get justice and financial compensation.