Construction Accidents

Chicago Injury Lawyers Hold Negligent Parties Liable

If you have sustained serious construction accident injuries, you may be entitled to additional damages beyond workers’ compensation. Construction site accident attorneys Jerry A. Latherow and Bridget Duignan help injured victims throughout the Chicagoland area and all over Illinois. The Chicago-based Latherow  & Duignan Law Office has secured multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for previous construction accident clients, many of whom were referrals by families who were clients and were satisfied with our firm’s representation.

Mr. Latherow and Ms. Duignan emphasize a personal approach to building a relationship with every client. They consider it a privilege to serve each individual that they represent. Our compassionate lawyers pursue justice for individuals and families all over Illinois who have sustained catastrophic injuries or died in construction accidents caused by another party’s negligence.

Helping Victims of All Types of Construction Accidents

Latherow Law Office represents carpenters, electricians, ironworkers, mechanics, painters, plumbers, window washers and others in construction accident claims. Mr. Latherow and Ms. Duignan help clients who have sustained catastrophic injuries in such construction accidents as:

  • Bridge collapses
  • Building collapses
  • Crane accidents
  • Defective equipment
  • Electrocution or injury from electrical hazards
  • Elevator shaft accidents
  • Explosions
  • Falls from elevated heights
  • Falling equipment or objects injuries
  • Faulty or defective equipment
  • Forklift accidents
  • Heavy machinery injury
  • Iron work or welding injuries
  • Ladder falls
  • Machinery accidents
  • OSHA safety violations
  • Scaffolding Accidents
  • Slip and fall injuries
  • Toxic fumes or substances exposure
  • Trench or roof collapses
  • Truck accidents
  • Visitor or pedestrian injuries

Chicago Construction Accident Attorneys Seek Justice for Clients

Jerry A. Latherow’s peers have selected him to be among the Top 100 Attorneys in Illinois for six consecutive years, and the National Trial Lawyers Association selected him as one of the Top 100 Trial Attorneys in the country since 2010. Bridget Duignan is a member of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois; her published works include an article on the Construction Safety Act in the Chicago Bar Association Tort Litigation Committee newsletter. Together at Latherow  & Duignan Law Office, Mr. Latherow and Ms. Duignan consider it a privilege to serve the clients they represent, and they go out of their way to put clients at ease and help them feel comfortable throughout the legal process.

You can know that you will always speak to a compassionate, concerned attorney at Latherow  & Duignan Law Office instead of finding yourself transferred among staff. Mr. Latherow and Ms. Duignan can help if you have suffered serious injuries in a construction accident or they can file wrongful death claims on behalf of families who have lost loved ones in a construction accident. You should know that you may not be limited to workers compensation for pain, hardship and medical bills, and you have nothing to lose by speaking with legal counsel. You can either use the form located on this page to allow us to review your case, or you can contact us at (312) 372-0052 to set up a free, confidential consultation.

Need a Construction Accident Lawyer?

There is no attorney fee to speak with a lawyer at Latherow & Duignan, so we encourage you to contact us to confidentially discuss your case.