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Can I Be Compensated for Pain and Suffering in a Construction Accident?

If you have been injured in a construction accident, you may be thinking about pursuing a claim against the at-fault parties. While you believe you could be reimbursed for medical bills and other out-of-pocket expenses, can you obtain compensation for the personal discomfort and emotional distress associated with your injury, also known as “pain and>> Read More

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Who Is at Fault for My Construction Accident?

If you have been hurt at a construction site, you may be thinking of pursuing a claim for financial compensation. As with any personal injury case, you need to identify all parties who may responsible for the accident. So who is at fault for your construction accident? Determining Fault on a Construction Site Determining who>> Read More

GWC Obtains $17,200,000.00 Settlement for Union Laborer

GWC Injury Lawyers partners Louis C. Cairo, Michael D. Fisher, and Louis A. Cairo have obtained a $17,200,000.00 settlement for a union laborer who suffered an internal cranio-cervical disassociation injury whereby his skull detached from his vertebral column. The case remains pending against other defendants. Plaintiff Sustains Life-Altering Injuries In October of 2019, the Plaintiff, a 41-year-old union construction>> Read More

Family of Worker Killed in Bronzeville Building Collapse Retains GWC Injury Lawyers

GWC Injury Lawyers has been retained by the family of Pedro Santiago Mateo, a construction worker who died in a building collapse. Worker Killed In Building Collapse Pedro Santiago Mateo, a construction worker working on a building renovation project in Bronzeville, became trapped when the exterior brick façade of the building collapsed in the early>> Read More

GWC Obtains Over $2,050,000.00 for Union Marble Setter

GWC partner Michael D. Fisher and attorney Lawrence J. Amato have obtained a gross settlement valued at over $2,050,000.00, inclusive of an $806,239.00 waiver of the worker’s compensation lien, for a union marble setter who suffered shoulder, elbow, and neck injuries in a construction incident on a commercial building project. General Contractor’s Negligence Causes Marble Setter’s Injuries GWC’s client,>> Read More

GWC Obtains $4,990,000 Settlement for Union Elevator Mechanic

GWC Injury Lawyer’s attorneys Michael D. Fisher, Lawrence J. Amato, and Autumn K. Leslie obtained a $4,420,000 settlement, as well as a $570,000 waiver of the workers’ compensation lien, for an elevator union client who suffered an injured shoulder and spine in a construction accident on a commercial building project. General Contractor Negligence Results In Elevator Mechanic Injury GWC’s client, a>> Read More

GWC Obtains Full Policy Limits of $8 Million for Family of Union Tuckpointer

GWC Partners Louis C. Cairo, Michael D. Fisher, and Louis Anthony Cairo have obtained an $8 million settlement for the family of a union tuckpointer who was fatally injured in an unwitnessed lift tipover accident. Tipover Paralyzes Tuckpointer In June 2016, GWC’s union tuckpointer client was employed on a construction project at a high school in Aurora, IL. During>> Read More