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Premises Liability

Business operators and homeowners have a responsibility to keep their premises safe for everyone from children to the elderly and anyone in between. When they don’t, people can get seriously hurt. Problems such as faulty wiring, bad construction, building code violations, and unrecognized hazards can leave innocent people devastated.

The attorneys at Kaveny + Kroll are experienced in seeking justice for people injured by another’s negligence or failure to maintain their premises. We stand for your rights. Please call the attorneys at Kaveny + Kroll today for a free confidential consultation at 312-761-KKTL (5585).

Accidental injury has become the

Injury statistics examined by National Security Council data experts confirm that preventable deaths rise 10% on average every year. Based on new injury statistics, an American is accidentally injured every second and killed every three minutes by a preventable event – a drug overdose, a vehicle crash, a fall, a drowning or another preventable incident.

Source: National Security Council


Click through the tabs below to learn about a few of our cases involving PREMISES LIABILITY.

$148 million

Verdict for a paralyzed 24-year-old female (highest compensatory verdict awarded to an individual in Illinois, and top five in U.S., excluding punitive damages, wrongful death claims, and imprisoned defendant) (Featured on local TV news stations and papers).

$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.

$12.5 million

Recovery for a Rolling Meadows high school football player who became a quadriplegic after he was tackled by a teammate into an unpadded, 25 foot-high steel post located 11.5 feet from the sideline of the school’s practice field.

$5 million

Recovery for a Chicago high school student who was paralyzed during a pool-diving incident.

$3 million

Verdict for the wrongful death of a 20-year-old Northern Illinois University student who was killed when a fellow student threw a cinder block from a third-floor fraternity balcony.


Judgment for a 52-year-old woman with permanent pain in her upper left arm following a trip and fall at a medical conference due to an overturned folding table left unattended by event staff.

$1.3 million

Verdict for a DuPage County resident with a shattered kneecap after a slip and fall due to a leak in the roof of the Ogilvie Transportation Center.

$1.3 million

Recovery for a young woman who sustained a brain injury when the cable railing of a restaurant’s patio broke, allowing her to fall to cement sidewalk one floor below.

$1.125 million

Recovery for a 15-year-old Lake County boy who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder after he was violently attacked and injured by a 120-pound Bullmastiff dog which escaped through a large hole in a family’s fence and violently pulled him off his bicycle and onto the street.

We are on your side and have experience in all types of safety claims.

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.


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.