Chicago, Illinois Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, and Construction Attorneys
A local 6 laborer suffered a neck injury after the extension pole disengaged and struck him in the head/hardhat in a high-rise job site. Multiple surgeries were performed and permanent restrictions were ordered by the physician.
A local 25 demolition laborer slipped and fell in a snowy dumpster that was delivered to the job site. There was a severe and permanent injury to the lower back, a surgery performed, and an initial denial from the insurance company.
A local 6 general laborer was injured in trench collapse due to improper shoring in a hole, resulting in injuries to several body parts multiple surgeries to the chest wall.
A local 76 bricklayer had an injured wrist on the dominant arm after attempting to prevent a stack of cinderblocks from falling off of the pallet. Several surgeries failed to relieve symptoms, and the worker ultimately underwent wrist fusion. Permanent disability benefits were obtained.
A local 130 plumber fell several stories due to unmarked plywood covering a large hole in the floor on a high-rise job site. Multiple surgeries on several body parts resulted in permanent restrictions.
A nonunion staffing agency manufacturing line worker injures leg due to fallen stacked materials on a defective pallet. There was permanent nerve damage, resulting in spinal cord stimulator implant and long-term care.
All four family members suffered multiple injuries after being trapped in their vehicle, following a roll-over accident from a collision with a snowplow on a highway. Several surgeries and permanent injuries sustained by family members.
A nonunion big box store teenager stock clerk injured lower back while lifting heavy boxes during the hectic holiday season. Multiple surgeries and severe infection lead to permanent nerve injury and spinal injury.
A currency exchange worker was the victim of armed robbery and sustained a gunshot wound to the front forehead region of the head. Multiple surgeries, permanent facial scarring, and permanent physiological changes resulted in permanent disability.
A nonunion laborer at the paint manufacturing plant sustained severe and permanent upper respiratory occupational disability due to paint fumes and chemical exposure with the need for an organ transplant.
A nonunion package handler sustained an injury to shoulder due to lifting heavy packages. This resulted in multiple surgeries to shoulder and overhead lifting restrictions ordered by the physician.
A pedestrian was injured by a large, heavy object falling off of a residential refuse truck, resulting in multiple surgeries. Permanent restrictions were ordered by the physician.
A local 136 journeyman rigger suffered a knee injury due to a slip and fall on the job site. Authorization for total knee replacement surgery with several revision surgeries was obtained by Fitz Law Group after the insurance carrier denied benefits.
A local 1 ironworker injured lower back after lifting deck plates on the job site due to the unavailability of lifting assistance. Multiple surgeries were performed and permanent restrictions were ordered.
An Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) worker slipped and fell in the yard while carrying heavy materials to truck. Injuries to multiple body parts were sustained that required several surgeries. Permanent disability benefits were obtained.
A nonunion delivery driver was involved in a motor vehicle crash injured neck and shoulder, resulting in multiple surgeries and permanent restrictions ordered by the physician.
A local 150 operating engineer slipped and fell off of a piece of heavy equipment and sustained an injury to both knees ultimately resulting in knee replacement on both sides. Permanent disability benefits were obtained.
A local 134 electrician sustained a severe and permanent injury to the entire body after arc flash/burn on a high-rise job site. Permanent scarring resulted in multiple surgeries and skin grafts. The claim was initially denied by the insurance carrier.
A local 134 electrician sustained a shoulder after installing multiple runs of conduit on a job site. Permanent restriction regarding overhead lifting was ordered by the physician
A Cook County sheriff was injured in the line of duty while involved in a motor vehicle accident. The victim suffered severe injuries in the head and multiple body parts, resulting in multiple surgeries.
A pedestrian was hit by a large passenger transportation van operated by a drunk driver in early morning hours at a busy suburban intersection in Lake County. Multiple surgeries were performed for internal injuries, including removal of the spleen.
A local 150 driller sustained a permanent neck injury due to repetitive motion, resulting in multiple neck injuries.
A local 308 transit worker had a lower back injury while performing maintenance on railroad tracks. Multiple surgeries and permanent restrictions were ordered by the physician.
A local 63 ornamental ironworker sustained severe neck and shoulder injury while lifting heavy metal construction materials before installation on the job site. No surgery could be performed due to unrelated heart condition.
A nonunion grocery store clerk sustained an injury to back while lifting heavy cases of canned goods. Multiple surgeries to lower back and permanent disability benefits were obtained.
A local 731 teamster refuse roll-off driver was injured after falling off a truck while tarping down a load in snowy weather conditions. Injury to the lower back results in several back surgeries.
A local 6 scaffolding laborer sustained an injury to the dominant right shoulder after lifting materials on a job site.
A local 727 teamster event driver and setup coordinator suffered a shoulder injury due to lifting heavy stage equipment.
A local 597 pipefitter had a lower back injury after a slip and fall on a job site. The claim was initially denied by the insurance carrier. Surgery and permanent disability benefits were obtained
A nonunion print press operator sustained a repetitive injury to hands, wrists, and elbows, resulting in multiple surgeries. A permanent disability was obtained.
A local 308 transit train operator sustained a physiological injury due to pedestrians who attempted suicide in front of a passengers’ train. The claim initially was denied by the insurance carrier. Permanent disability benefits were obtained.
A DuPage County sheriff injured his shoulder after being attacked by an inmate. The claim was initially denied by the insurance carrier. Full recovery was made after surgery and intensive physical therapy.
A local 731 electrician had injured shoulder after catching himself while falling off a defective ladder that was placed on an uneven surface. The claim was initially denied by the insurance carrier.
Nonunion package handler sustained an injury to shoulder due to lifting heavy packages. Multiple shoulder surgeries and overhead lifting restrictions were ordered by the physician.
A nonunion steel manufacturer warehouse worker sustained a permanent foot injury after massive metal pipes crushed his foot. The case initially disputed and denied after obtaining, the Fitz Law Group client received weekly benefits and proper medical treatment.
A nonunion warehouse forklift driver sustained a crush injury to foot, resulting in the amputation of several toes. Lifetime medical benefits awarded.
Will County highway worker injured hip after lifting heavy tools and machinery onto a company truck. Hip surgery was performed and full recovery was made.
A minor child pedestrian was injured by a vehicle in a school crosswalk. Minor physical injuries sustained. Major physiological changes and damages occurred due to trauma of occurrence. The entire insurance policy tendered.
Bicycle rider struck by a vehicle while riding in a designated bike lane. Injury to hip and lower back sustained without surgery. Entire insurance policy tendered within 60 days on demand.
City of Chicago office staff personnel injured elbow while lifting heavy file boxes. Surgery to elbow and permanent restrictions were ordered by the physician.
Local 1889 carpenter injured knee on a job site due to walking on uneven ground while carrying materials. The claim was initially denied by the insurance carrier.
Local 399 operating engineer injured ankle and knee after a slip and fall on the job site. Full recovery after surgery with an initial offer of 14,000 from the insurance company.
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A passenger was assaulted by a taxi cab driver during an attempted unarmed robbery, resulting in a permanent facial scar.
Chicago Public Schools’ teacher’s aide injured lower back after being attacked by a student. The claim was initially denied by the insurance carrier.
A local 134 electrician sustained an injury to his shoulder from lifting job site materials. Full recovery from surgery landed the client with an initial offer of 4,000 from the insurance company.
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