Crane injuries, Falling Debris and Construction accidents to pedestrians and passerbyers
As you walk past a construction site you might stop and try to take a look around at all the action. What is coming to the neighborhood? What if you were injured by falling debris?
The Crane is another piece of equipment that can cause you major injuries if not death when not properly maintained. Some of the following are cases where injuries were caused by the Crane operator when one has not had proper training to run the Crane
The load is over the allowed weight.
Failure to maintain the equipment.
Setup on uneven ground and cause the crane to tip over.
Too small or too big of a crane for the job.
The Operator places the load improperly in place.
Installing of the crane is wrong.
These are only a few examples, however any of the above can cause major injuries to a person walking by or to a worker on the job site. One may be entitled to compensation. If you are injured, Call the Law Offices of Cory H. Morris 631-450-2515.
Everyday accidents happen. It is something of which we have no control over when we are the victim of falling debris, unsupervised or unlicensed workers or even a falling Crane. Did you know when it comes to a Crane accident or work related accident it usually could have been prevented? Yes they could have if only the operator had been trained in the proper way and was taught how to know when the safety of a person is at risk. It is not simply the people on the job but the pedestrians, motorists and persons nearby who are risk because of the work related negligence.
An overwhelming amount of Crane and work related accidents is because of the operator over loading the boom and a or operation related errors. Sometimes employers hire subcontractors or others that are simply not trained or licensed to work in the industry. Hundreds of crane accidents happen a year.
If you have or someone you know have received injuries due to a Crane accident or due to falling debris, you may be able to sue for lost wages, future wages, medical bills, rehabilitation costs and wrongful death in some cases. At the Law Offices of Cory H. Morris you can expect that a lawyer will work hard for as you work hard in your job for the compensation of which you may be entitled including but not limited to current and future wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.
Call The Law Office of Cory H. Morris today at 631-450-2515 for your free consultation appointment, or visit the office located at 33 Walt Whitman Road Suite 310 Dix Hills, New York. You can also find us online 24 hours a day online at https://www.coryhmorris.com/injurylaw.
No case is too big or too small. We work with a network of attorneys and offer no upfront fees in most personal injury lawsuits. For accidents and injury related lawsuits, we work on a contingency fee basis. This means we don’t get paid until and unless you do. Most of these cases never make it to a courtroom for several reasons. Negligent parties will likely choose to settle out of court.