Construction injuries result when machinery falls over

by | May 8, 2014 | Uncategorized

Americans lead busy lives and Chicago residents are no different. They work hard to provide for their families and to enjoy their lives to the fullest. But with only a limited number of hours in each day, many individuals have to enlist the help of others to complete the tasks that are necessary to do but that they cannot manage on their own.

Home projects are often necessary to keep a house working at its best but not all people are capable of doing needed repairs and upgrades on their own. In those cases expert contractors and construction workers are available to hire to complete such tasks. In addition to having specialized knowledge on building and repair practices, construction workers know how to do challenging work in a safe manner.

While many home projects get done without any problems, a home-based construction site accident recently put the lives of two construction workers at risk. The two men were on a lift outside of a home when the lift fell over.

It appears this machinery accident happened because the lift was located on uneven terrain. When it tipped one of the men jumped off of the machine but the other fell with it. As a result of the accident both men suffered construction injuries.

Thankfully nobody else was injured in the incident. While one of the construction workers suffered only minor injuries, the other suffered a compound fracture to one of his legs. As he recovers he may learn more about how the accident occurred and if he has any rights to pursue compensation for his accident-related damages.

$2,300,000 – Brain Injury
$650,000 – Motor Vehicle Accident
$800,000 – Construction Injury
$570,000 – Medical Malpractice

$4,300,000 – Medical Malpractice
$4,100,000 – Construction
$4,000,000 – Medical Malpractice
$3,000,000 – Vehicle Accident

$950,000 – Birth Injury Malpractice
$5,860,000 Medical Malpractice – Wrongful Death
$1,800,000 – Product Liability
$4,000,000 – Medical Malpractice

$3,000,000 – Vehicle Accident
$950,000 – Birth Injury Malpractice
$7,500,000 – Premises Liability

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