Illinois Construction Workers’ Compensation Attorneys
Construction workers have one of the highest percent of fatalities as well as a high risk for roadway injuries, injuries involving slip and falls, and injuries from being struck by an object. You can learn more @ Fatal Occupational Injuries by Occupation and Selected Event or Exposure. Because of the risks involved in construction work, workers file hundreds of thousands of workers’ compensation claims each and every year.
Types of Construction Worker Injuries
According to The United States Department of Labor, construction workers are at high risk for fatality and other serious and catastrophic injuries.
Some common construction trade workers’ compensation claims:
- Crushed in between
- Equipment Related Accidents
- Falling Objects
- Fires and Explosions
- Heat stress
- Muscle and joint damage due to overuse
- Repetitive Motion Injuries
- Respiratory Diseases
- Roadway injuries
- Slip and falls
- Struck by an object
- Trench or Building Collapses
Some Types of Medical Conditions Caused by Construction Injuries
- Ankle injuries
- Broken bones or fractures
- Burns for fires, explosions, or electrocutions
- Cuts or lacerations from exposed nails, tools, machinery, etc.
- Eye injuries
- Knee injuries
- Loss of hearing
- Paralysis Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Shoulder injuries
Get Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Reviewed at No Charge
If you have been injured in a construction accident while at work, the attorneys at Porro, Niermann & Petersen, LLC can help you get the workers’ compensations benefits and personal injury damages you deserve. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and case review.