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NEW YORK CRANE ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS

NEW YORK CRANE ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS

With numerous fatalities a year, cranes are involved in severe construction site accidents. The manufacturing sector is also a source for many Crane accidents. Many accidents occur in a plant or a factory. New York is essentially the home of the large crane. With so many skyscrapers being build on a daily basis, Crane accidents are bound to happen. Even as a pedestrian walking down the streets of New York you may suffer harm because of a crane malfunction on a construction site

You may be able to recover damages if the accident resulted from negligence. Book a Free Consultation with an Aggressive New York Crane Accident attorney at The Law Offices of Oliver C. Minott P.C

COMMON TYPES OF NEW YORK CRANE ACCIDENTS 

  • Crane toppling over or collapsing
  • Crane striking workers or pedestrians
  • Crane headache ball crashing into objects
  • Cranes hitting electrical lines
  • Cranes being overloaded causing objects to strike workers or individuals
  • Crane parts falling onto workers or individuals 

SOME WAYS NEW YORK CRANE ACCIDENTS OCCUR 

  • Crane was overloaded
  • Crane was not properly maintained
  • Cranes foundation was compromised
  • Workers did not follow proper Crane procedures and guidelines Communication problems occurred with the Crane operator
  • The Cranes foundation was not strong enough to support Crane load 

OBTAINING DAMAGES OR COMPENSATION AFTER A NEW YORK CRANE ACCIDENT 

  • Since many Crane accidents normally occur on job sites individuals must file a New York
  • Workers Compensation Claim to obtain compensation. Which means the worker
  • Must notify their employer of the incident within 30 days
  • You must file a C3 form within 2 years of the accident
  • The Employer will investigate your claim
  • The Employer will pay the claim, deny the claim, or request more informatio

As for third party lawsuits in crane injuries, we look to Crane equipment manufacturers, construction companies, and Public utility companies. They may all be liable for Crane accidents given certain pertinent facts in each case

If you or a loved one have been injured or killed, in a crane accident, The Law Offices of Oliver C. Minott P.C. will work diligently to obtain all the results you deserve. Book a Free Consultation. Call us now at 8666834200.

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