Chicago Construction Defect Law

If you suffer an injury as a result of construction defect in Chicago, you deserve just compensation. Manufacturers who improperly design or fail to inspect equipment are acting negligently and should face the consequences of the law. Construction defects can be serious resulting in serious injury or even death.

The following injuries are caused by Chicago construction defects:

  • Maiming or death: While injuries are sometimes minor, the improper use of explosive devices can dismember or even kill. Defective heavy equipment and machinery can also remove limbs or cause death.
  • Trip and fall: Defective stairs, platforms, and scaffolding can cause a trip and fall accident resulting in physical harm. This type of construction defect can result in serious injury.
  • Traumatic brain injury: Defective helmets can allow severe injury to the head resulting in traumatic brain injury.
  • Spinal injuries: Defective cranes and scaffolding can result in spinal injuries and death.

Construction defect litigation in Chicago

When hiring an Chicago construction attorney, make sure you choose someone who has experience in going to trial. Never hire an attorney who has no Chicago construction defect litigation experience. Your lawyer needs to be a competent and confident individual who is ready to fight for you.

Your attorney should also be willing to offer you alternatives to litigation. Going to trial may not be in your best interests. Additionally, a skilled lawyer can advise whether or not taking a settlement is your best move.

Call Shipley Law Group for help with your construction defect in Chicago

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For more information about Chicago construction defects, send an email using our contact page, call 312-527-4545, toll free 888-493-8574 , or travel to our Chicago Loop office—120 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2100, Chicago, Illinois 60602.  For immediate attention, send an email to [email protected].