by Jeffrey J. Kroll

I have been handling construction cases for three decades. The attorneys at Kaveny + Kroll, understand the dangers involved in the construction industry that represents 10% of the U.S. work force. However, this industry accounts for more than 20% of workplace fatalities. Aside from that, the injury statistics are just as startling as over 200,000 construction workers are injured on the job on an annual basis.

The attorneys at Kaveny + Kroll have represented workers in construction accident cases. We have handled cases in each of the following categories of construction job accidents:

  • Structural collapses
  • Crane accidents
  • Electrical accidents
  • Roofing accidents
  • Scaffold accidents
  • Falls from heights
  • Aerial lift accidents

We know construction. We also understand the safety measures which are necessary to protect workers and the mistakes made by management which lead to fatalities and tragic accidents. At Kaveny + Kroll we understand and have extensive knowledge of safety codes and will diligently search all safety records, to determine the cause of how each accident happened and its impact on our clients. The lawyers at Kaveny + Kroll rely upon the experience and wisdom developed by retaining the leading construction safety experts to determine what went wrong. For example, some of the most common questions are:

  • Are the workers properly trained?
  • Did the general contractor and subcontractors fulfill its contractual obligations to provide for work safety?
  • Were OSHA regulations and safety requirements met?
  • Was the scaffolding properly installed and secured to the building?
    • Was it inspected before each and every shift?
    • Were the inspections noted?

Property owners, general contractors, subcontractors, construction managers and others may all be liable for a construction accident injury. The lawyers at Kaveny + Kroll will help you answer these questions. If you have been injured or a family member has been injured or killed as result of a construction accident, Kaveny + Kroll is committed to obtaining the results you need and deserve. Contact us at 312.761.5585.