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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.

$15.2 million

Verdict for a 33-year-old veteran forced to undergo seven surgeries after his left foot was degloved when it was run over by a forklift while working at an international technology show at McCormick Place

$15 million

Recovery for a 34-year old property adjuster in Dallas, Texas, left severely burned after being electrocuted by a dangerously-low-hanging electrical wire on a roof, about which the company had received complaints but failed to correct.

$6.85 million

Recovery for a 47-year-old mother of two left paralyzed from the waist down after falling 11 feet through an unsecured, unbarricaded hole while viewing a home under construction in the Fox Run Estates subdivision in Schererville, Indiana.

$4.75 million

Recovery for a 42-year-old Chicago construction worker whose leg was shattered when he fell 20 feet after the steel beam on which he was working collapsed.

$2.85 million

Recovery for a 39-year-old Cook County construction worker after a 1,600-pound steel beam was dropped on his right foot while working at a steel plant.

$2 million

Recovery for the wrongful death of a construction worker who was impaled and killed when a piece of metal rebar was dropped by a subcontractor at a Chicago construction site.

$1.55 million

Recovery for a 28-year-old elevator mechanic who lost his right arm and several fingers on his left hand after a hotel failed to replace defective cables which it had discovered produced an unusual black-tarry substance when in use.

$1.5 million

Verdict for a 69-year-old window-treatment-installer who sustained a traumatic brain injury, thirteen skull fractures, severe cognitive, behavioral, and emotional deficits, and speech, vision, hearing, and memory impairments after he fell down a stairway while working on another’s property.

$1.1 million

Recovery for a young boy whose leg was amputated after an injury due to lack of safety devices on a conveyor belt.

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.