If you have been injured while working on a roof due to poor conditions, inadequate safety devices or cheap materials; you need the support of a Chicago roof accident lawyer from the Horwitz Law Group. Working on a roof can be a very dangerous task. Even with the most up to date safety devices and carefully formulated plans, falls still account for the most serious injuries in the construction industry. Roofers account for over 20 percent of the people who are killed in falls from height.
When working at elevated height, equipment must be carefully maintained and properly assembled. Faulty ladders, harnesses, scaffolding and cheap materials can create a dangerous working environment for construction workers who are depend on these tools to do their work every day. You expect your place of employment to provide generally safe working conditions, no matter you profession. If you are seriously injured at your work place, you are entitled to certain benefits and should seek the representation of a Chicago roof fall injury lawyers in Chicago IL to defend your rights and get you every penny you will need to care for yourself and your family during this difficult time.
Our experienced injury defense attorneys have obtained favorable outcomes, providing representation on all sorts of injury cases in Chicago. Contact a Chicago injury defense attorney from The Horwitz Law Group if you have been injured on the job due to:
- Falling or slipping off of a roof
- Falling off a ladder
- Improperly installed scaffolding
- Falling through a poorly built roof or roof gap
- Defective/ worn-out tools
When experiencing a fall from any height it is possible to suffer injury to your head, bones, back or spinal cord. These injuries can cost you a large amount of money and require surgery or possibly many months of rehab. If you are unable to work due to an injury incurred after falling from a roof, a Chicago roof injury attorney will help you to determine your options. In your greatest time of need, make sure that you have an experienced attorney fighting for you who has a proven track record of success and winning clients the settlements need to cover medical expenses and lost work time.
Injured while working on an unsafe construction site or roofing project? Call the Chicago roof fall injury attorneys at The Horwitz Law Group today to schedule your free consultation: (312) 641-9200.