Construction sites by their very nature are dangerous. Even being near a construction site can be dangerous if proper safety measures are not taken. A collapsing crane can cause damage to multiple people due to its sheer size and height. The attorneys at Duke Burleson & Associates provide years of courtroom experience to those families and individuals who have been injured due to crane collapse accidents.
At Duke Burleson & Associates we understand the hardships that accompany an injury or loss. The personal injury attorneys at Duke Burleson & Associates can help with the issues of medical bills, loss of employment, disability, and many other difficult situations.Causes of Crane Collapse Accidents
Construction equipment can and does malfunction. The following are examples of accidents and situations that may lead to a crane collapse:
- Overextended Boons
- Rigging Contractor Error
- Crane Operation Error
- Lack of Support to the Crane
- Improperly Secured Crane
Crane operation requires the utmost care. When a construction company is on a tight schedule, corners may cut and safety measures sacrificed. A rushed crew becomes a carless crew. This is unacceptable when operating a crane. Too many people are at risk if the crane fails.
If you or a loved one has been injured Duke Burleson & Associates may be able to recover damages on your behalf. This may include compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, inability to work, and lost income. Let the construction accident attorneys at Duke Burleson & Associates get to work for you.