Construction/Workplace Safety Injuries

Chicago Workplace Safety Attorneys

If you have been seriously injured in a construction site accident, how do you ensure you will have the money you need for medical care and living expenses? Who can help you recover compensation for pain and suffering, a diminished quality of life and diminished earning capacity?

At the Law Offices of John B. Schwartz & Associates, we have handled hundreds of workers’ compensation
claims involving workplace safety and defective products as well as third-party claims involving vendors, contractors and subcontractors. With 68 years of combined experience, our attorneys can help you pursue compensation for your injuries.

Has the general contractor, owner or architect failed to make a safe place for you to work? Call our Chicago workplace safety lawyers at 312-332-1586, 800-886-1586 or email for experienced legal counsel.

Helping You With All Types of Construction Claims

At our firm, we help clients who were injured in a remodeling or construction site accident involving:

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) claims and safety violations
  • A collapsed ladder, caisson or scaffolding
  • A falling object
  • A slip-and-fall accident
  • Electrocution
  • A car or truck accident
  • An explosion or fire
  • Defective or malfunctioning machinery
  • Unsafe flooring, railing, roofing and ceilings

Experienced Chicago Land Construction Injury Lawyers

The Law Offices of John B. Schwartz & Associates provides competent and caring representation following residential and commercial construction site accidents. We have thorough knowledge of the OSHA regulations as well as municipal and state regulations and ordinances.

A few examples of our successful cases include:

  • Settlement of $650,000 and waiver of a workers’ compensation lien for a carpenter who fell off scaffolding without railings and was impaled on re-bar
  • Settlement of $225,000 and waiver of a workers’ compensation lien for a laborer with a torn rotator cuff
  • Settlement of $550,000 to carpenter who ceiling under remodeling and scaffolding was not secured
  • Settlement of $750,000 to carpenter in construction site fell on concrete rebar rod with no protective harness

Our attorney team also includes a former insurance company claims manager and insurance adjustor as well as a former insurance company defense counsel. We can help you understand your legal options and develop a case that accounts for all of the costs of your injuries.

Legal Help for Builders and Contractors Facing Construction Injury Litigation

If your business is without insurance protection, in addition to helping injured workers, we help builders, manufacturers, contractors, architects and employers facing construction site and personal injury litigation. If you face a commercial or residential construction injury lawsuit, we can provide you with effective and experienced legal representation.

Contact Us — Free Consultation With a Cook County Construction Injury Lawyer

If you have questions regarding a scaffolding injury, construction accident or workplace safety, contact the Law Offices of John B. Schwartz & Associates. We are available for Saturday appointments and are easily located in downtown Chicago.

We handle most of our injury litigation on a contingency-fee basis, meaning you pay no attorney’s fees unless we successfully resolve your case. To speak with a Cook County construction injury attorney at our firm, call 312-332-1586, 800-886-1586 or email