Aurora Ladder Fall Accident Attorneys
In much the same way a scaffolding fall can cause serious injuries, a fall from a ladder can be just as destructive. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury after a ladder fall on a construction site, contact our personal injury firm today.
The Aurora ladder fall accident lawyers at Woodruff Johnson & Palermo have decades of experience representing construction workers’ who were injured while working. Whether your case involves a third-party liability claim or a workers’ compensation claim, it is important to have an experienced attorney on your side.
Chicago Defective Construction Equipment Product Liability Lawyers
On a construction site, many factors need to work perfectly together to prevent serious or catastrophic injury. When investigating ladder falls, there are three main factors that need to be examined.
- Defective design: Many times, a manufacturer will sacrifice safety for cost. Perhaps the materials used were not adequate. Perhaps the rungs do not meet exacting safety standards. These errors, mistakes and poor decisions can lead to life-altering injuries.
- Defective manufacturing: Even if a product is correctly designed, it needs to be correctly manufactured. If steps are missed in the fabrication process or errors are not caught, these faulty ladders might eventually cause serious accidents.
- Faulty safety features: On the job site, it is not uncommon for supervisors or other workers’ to work around safety features. If a worker attempts to use a defective safety harness or the latches that stabilize the ladder are broken, an accident is likely to occur.
If you have questions regarding your legal right to recover compensation for an injury suffered at a construction site, do not hesitate to contact our offices. We can listen to the facts of your case and provide an honest case evaluation.
Contact Woodruff Johnson & Palermo in Illinois
For a free consultation and case evaluation following a ladder fall, please contact our offices today. We have offices in Aurora, Champaign and on N. LaSalle St. in downtown Chicago. Call us toll free at 866-891-9211 to schedule an appointment.