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Construction Site Accidents: Who Can I Sue for My Injuries?

By Basch & Keegan |

According to OSHA, 1 in 10 construction workers are injured every single year on the job site. Out of 4,386 worker fatalities in private industries during the calendar year of 2014, 20.5% were in construction. The leading causes of private sector worker deaths (excluding highway collisions) in the construction industry were falls, followed by electrocution, struck… Read More »

Construction Site Crane Accident Leaves Ten Injured

By Basch & Keegan |

A construction site crane accident leaves ten injured in Manhattan. A component of a crane failed while attempting to lift a large heating and air-conditioning unit into a high-rise building on Madison Avenue, near where construction workers were replacing a recently-burst water main. The accident occurred Sunday morning, May 31st. Ten people were injured… Read More »

Construction site crane.

Deadly Crane Accident in Midtown Manhattan Highlights Dangers of Construction Sites

By Basch & Keegan |

One person was killed in late April in what officials are calling a “freak” crane accident at 44th Street and 2nd Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. Officials say that 40-year-old construction worker Trevor Loftus was killed when he attempted to inspect a malfunctioning crane boom, which collapsed on the worker midway through the course of… Read More »