Construction Site and Workplace Accidents
Handling Construction Site Accident claims requires an understanding of how the construction industry works, Federal Safety Regulations and the role of State and Federal Safety Agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the State Fatal Accident Cause Evaluation Agency (FACE). Javerbaum Wurgaft Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins attorneys have developed an in-depth understanding of the issues that arise in construction site accidents and have a strong track record in handling these types of claims.
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Ken Javerbaum obtained a $10,400,000 settlement for a construction worker proving that the Defendant construction manager allowed a dangerous condition to exist on a construction site.
Jack Wurgaft and Bob Hicks obtained a $1,750,000 settlement for the family of a construction worker that was killed when he was struck by a temporary support beam that fell, proving that the Defendant violated applicable OSHA regulations.
Jack Wurgaft obtained a $1,500,000 settlement for a construction worker who sustained multiple injuries when he struck unexploded dynamite while operating a backhoe, causing an explosion.
Jack Wurgaft obtained a $1,400,000 settlement for the family of a construction foreman who died when he was struck by a falling piece of unsecured construction material.
Eric Kahn obtained a $1,200,000 settlement for a subcontractor on a construction site who fell approximately 20 feet from a roof while installing a beam.
Bob Hicks obtained a $1,000,000 settlement for a client who suffered burn injuries at a construction site.
David Wikstrom obtained a $650,000 settlement for a contractor who fell as a result of a construction defect caused by negligent welding.