Crane accidents in New York are unfortunately all too common. Cranes are massive equipment weighing up to 4,000 pounds that can cause horrendous injuries when accidents occur. If you have been hurt in a crane accident, contact The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC as soon as possible. Our Brooklyn personal injury lawyers are dedicated advocates for injured people.
The following are examples of serious crane accidents in the city in recent years:
OSHA regulations are meant to keep construction workers and public individuals safe in and around construction sites. However, mistakes still happen, and people are injured. Common types of crane accidents involve:
Workers are typically barred from bringing negligence claims against their employers under workers’ compensation laws. However, crane accidents are different. Cranes are operated by contractors who are not in charge of the construction site and may be held liable for worker injuries in a third-party claim for compensation. Potentially liable parties in a crane accident may include:
Crane accidents can cause serious or catastrophic injuries with long-term consequences for the victim and his or her family. After a serious crane accident, it is vital that you speak with an experienced construction accident attorney right away. Our Brooklyn personal injury attorneys have the knowledge, skills, and resources to aggressively and effectively pursue the maximum compensation for your injuries.
At The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC, we handle every aspect of your case so you can focus on recovering from your injuries. Contact us today if you have been seriously hurt in a crane accident.