Chicago Falling Equipment Attorney

Construction sites are filled with a variety of heavy and dangerous tools and, due to the nature of the work, many of these items are used at great heights. If these tools and equipment fall, it can lead to serious dangers for anyone working or standing underneath. According to OSHA, there are more than 50,000 people hit on the job by falling objects each year. Although many precautions are taken on construction sites to lower the risks that are present, sometimes accidents cannot be avoided. Falling equipment can cause severe injuries to a worker’s head or body or, in the worst cases, even death. Most injuries that result from falling equipment require medical attention and recovery time, which may prevent you from returning to work.

If you or a loved one have suffered from an injury which resulted from falling equipment, you are likely facing a significant financial burden due to this accident. The Chicago falling equipment attorneys at Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC do not believe this burden should fall on your shoulders, and they are prepared to help you fight back. They are ready to work with you in order to help you receive the compensation you need to recover from your injuries.

Avoiding the Dangers of Falling Equipment

Although you may sustain injuries in a multitude of ways on a construction site, falling equipment poses a unique danger. This is due to the fact that gravity acts upon falling objects, giving them more force than they would normally have. For this reason, falling objects on a construction site, which are often heavy and can be dropped from a great height, pose a serious threat to workers on the ground. You can help prevent falling equipment injuries by taking safety precautions such as:

  • Wearing a hard hat and other protective equipment
  • Stacking materials securely
  • Securing all tools and material
  • Using a debris net or catch platform
  • Avoiding working underneath a crane
  • Using warning signs and barricades when performing overhead work
  • Allowing only properly trained workers to use power tools and equipment

These safety measures are an important step to take in order to avoid accidents on a construction site. However, when these accidents do occur, it is important to see a medical professional in order to assess the extent of your injuries and receive the proper medical care.

Contact a Chicago Falling Equipment Attorney

The results of falling equipment on a construction site can be devastating for both you and your loved ones. The injuries you sustain may cause long-lasting or permanent damage that may prevent you from working or interrupt other aspects of your life. These accidents are not your fault, however, and you should not face financial strain as a result. You have a right to workers compensation if you sustain an injury on the job, and the Chicago falling equipment attorneys at Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, LLC are ready to help you fight for that right. To discuss the specifics of your injury, contact us at (312) 346-8620 today.

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