Archive: Wrongful Death

New York City is always changing. There are always new buildings going up, old ones to repair and new projects in the pipelines. Unfortunately, the construction workers who make the city what it is and will be, often work in…

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For most people escalators save a bit of time or exertion — riding one is typically inconsequential — and when they don’t work they’re temporarily stairs to the able-bodied among us. However, mechanical failures, abrupt reversals and falls cause escalator…

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The wrongful death lawsuit stemming from a fatal collapse of a tower crane at a Manhattan high rise demonstrates key facets of construction site hazards. In May 2008, the cab of a 200-foot crane snapped off and plummeted to the…

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Our world depends on construction type jobs as we continue to grow as a society and advance in our technology. With our fast expanding number of people within the cities there is a need for more roads, higher buildings, etc….

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