According to the OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), there are approximately 125,000 cranes operating throughout construction zones in the United States. There are thousands more operating in maritime and general industries.
While cranes help workers perform essential tasks, they are also very dangerous to operate. Serious injuries can result to both crane operators and to others on a work site where a crane is being used. These accidents can be deadly and lead to permanently disabling injuries.
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At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., our experienced New York City construction accidents lawyers have extensive experience helping clients in similar situations. We are here to provide you with legal advice and assist you in obtaining benefits or compensation.
Our firm has been advocating for injury victims since 1983, giving us an impressive 30+ years of insight and experience. Over the years, we have recovered millions of dollars for injured construction workers and can put our background and qualifications to work for your case.
Some of the leading causes of crane accidents include:
While compliance with OSHA safety standards can help reduce the risk of these injuries occurring, the sad fact is that workers in the construction industry will always face the risk of injury due to the inherently dangerous equipment.
When you or a loved one is injured in a crane accident, you may be entitled to benefits or financial recovery. Depending on the unique circumstances of your case, you may be eligible to pursue additional legal action.
You have two options for pursuing compensation after your accident:
A crane accident can change your life and have a devastating impact on your health and finances. You owe it to yourself to get the full benefits and compensation that you deserve for your injuries or the loss of your loved one. If you are ready to discuss your case, do not hesitate to reach out to The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. for counsel. Our New York City construction accident attorneys can help you pursue a valid claim and recover the maximum amount of compensation possible in your case.
Schedule a free consultation by calling our firm today at (212) 577-9325.
The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.'s team of NYC personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $350 million in verdicts and settlements for their clients. We understand the financial and emotional toll a serious accident can have on your life. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to maximizing your recovery and securing what you deserve.
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