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Illinois construction accident: Worker hit by semi, hospitalized

It is no secret that workers assigned to jobs on Illinois highways face constant danger due to the volume of traffic. While our laws require drivers to exercise an extra degree of safety when driving through a construction zone, sometimes the safeguards in place are not enough to prevent a construction accident.

Worker dies in preventable construction accident near Illinois

There are many possible reasons for a construction accident. Sometimes, Illinois workers make simple mistakes that can result in a lot of pain and injury. Other times, the construction accident is simply a fluke. However, many times, construction accidents can be easily prevented, if those in charge of a construction project would only ensure that the appropriate safety measures were taken.

Illinois construction worker fatally hurt in dump truck accident

On any given construction site, there are a number of moving vehicles and pieces of heavy equipment. All it takes is one wrong move or moment of inattention for a serious -- or fatal -- construction accident to occur. Unfortunately for one Illinois highway worker, he was involved in such a construction accident when a dump truck backed up on him.

After construction accident, man thinks it's Valentine's Day

As many Illinois workers know, a fall is a fairly common construction accident. All it takes is one little slip up on a ladder, and the worker can suffer a work injury. Sometimes, these falls can be fatal while other times the worker can survive but be seriously injured in a construction accident. Unfortunately for one man, after a fall from a ladder caused him a concussion, he is living Valentine's Day over and over again.

Hannigan & Botha, LtdRepresenting The Injured Worker

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