DuPage County Building Code Violations Attorneys
Premises Liability Lawyers Serving Lombard, St. Charles, Joliet, and Bloomingdale
In Illinois, there are many building codes in place to keep occupants, guests, and patrons safe. When property owners and managers fail to keep their buildings up to code, there is increased risk of accidents, serious injuries, and fatalities. If you or someone close to you has suffered injury or wrongful death due to a building code violation, you may be entitled to compensation under premises liability law.
For over 35 years, Mevorah Law Offices LLC has represented victims of accidents resulting from building code violations throughout northern Illinois. We have established a strong track record of success recovering full damages for clients in such cases. Our attorneys are skilled litigators inside the courtroom and strong negotiators outside of court, and we put our experience to work to aggressively advocate for the interests of our clients.
We are highly recognized not only for our experience and skill, but for our client-centered approach. Our attorneys are honest, straightforward, compassionate, and approachable. We offer free consultations, extended evening and weekend hours, and if your injury prevents you from coming to one of our five local offices, we will meet you at your home, hospital, or wherever is most convenient for you. In addition, all of our personal injury cases are handled on a contingency basis, so you only pay if we win your case.
Common Building Code Violations in Illinois
Building owners and managers need to perform regular inspections and maintenance to ensure everything is up to code. Unfortunately, premises safety often takes a back seat to financial considerations. Some common examples of building code violations due to owner negligence include:
- Faulty wiring;
- Faulty plumbing;
- Poor or insufficient lighting;
- Faulty stairways;
- Defective escalators and elevators;
- Loose, shaky, or non-existent handrails;
- Unsafe decks, balconies, or porches;
- Defective sidewalks; and
- Failure to perform adequate maintenance or repair hazardous conditions.