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Construction Site Accidents

Construction includes that of:

  • new buildings
  • high-rise complexes
  • highway construction
  • major industrial developments
  • residential homes and apartment complexes
  • road repair and construction
  • sports arenas and entertainment venues

Construction work is inherently dangerous. Workers are constantly interacting with heavy equipment, powerful tools, changing conditions, and hazardous substances. As well, there are a variety of time pressures, as construction work in the Chicago area has seasonal influences.

Because of the risks and dangers in construction work, it is not uncommon for minor and major injuries, as well as deaths, to occur. Should you suffer a construction site accident, our attorneys will gladly offer a free initial consultation to discuss your situation and explain how Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC can assist you.

We handle all types of construction accidents including:

  • Accidents involving defective construction tools
  • Amputation accidents
  • Construction site blasting
  • Construction site burns
  • Crane accidents
  • Dust and fumes
  • Electrical shocks
  • Eye injuries from flying debris
  • Excavation accidents
  • Explosions
  • Falling debris
  • Fire-related accidents
  • Hazardous and toxic substances exposure
  • Heavy equipment failure
  • Nail gun accidents
  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Runaway equipment
  • Roofing accidents
  • Unguarded platforms
  • Wall collapse
  • Welding accidents
  • Wrongful death
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Client Reviews
I hired Tony after a car accident in 2014. This entire experience has been handled with the utmost care and attention. One of the most valuable aspects of the working relationship was Tony's ability to explain this complicated legal process and set realistic expectations. I'm very happy with my settlement! Karen Becker
Mr. Elman represented my wife and me after a car accident. A driver ran a red light hitting us, causing us to collide with 2 other cars. The Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC was very professional, courteous, thorough, and caring. The net result was 2 very fair settlements for my wife and me. Thanks Tony!!! Walt and Paula
I hired Anthony (Tony) Elman after the car I was riding in was hit by a driver that fell asleep, crossed the median and flipped over onto our car. That driver was underinsured. Tony was responsive and his follow-through exemplary, resulting in two settlements. Cindy