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How to Prevent Construction Site Injuries

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Chicago is one of many cities that relies heavily on skilled construction workers to expand its infrastructure. Working in the construction industry in Illinois means that workplace injuries are a real concern every day you go to work. According to OSHA, “Out of 4,674 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2017, 971 or 20.7% were in construction — that is, one in five worker deaths last year were in construction.” Being injured on the job at least once, no matter the severity, throughout your constructor career is usually inevitable. But what do you do when you slip and fall or get injured by heavy machinery...

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When is a Lawsuit Against a Commercial Construction Policy Needed?

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No one wants to file a lawsuit, but doing so is sometimes necessary, particularly when you have paid for a poorly constructed building. Construction flaws are expensive to repair and can cost a company significant business. If the problem building is a new home, the construction issues can make life difficult, leave you cash poor and even cause you to temporarily relocate. If the contractor won't willingly fix these problems, you may need to file a lawsuit to get financial relief. If your contractor is properly insured, the lawsuit will actually be against their insurance company. In many circumstances, pursuing this litigation is your best course of action to...

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