Crane Accident Attorneys: According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, better known as OSHA, there are approximately 125,000 in operation throughout construction zones across the United States. Accidents involving cranes can be one of the most fatal workplace injuries. At the law offices of Gill and Chamas we have a staff of seasoned NJ construction accident attorneys with the experience of handling many complex construction site cases. The paragraphs below will discuss the leading causes of crane accidents, what employers must do to keep their workers safe and what to do after you or a loved one has been involved in a crane accident.
Workers fall from canes
- Canes overturn/ collapse
- The cranes come in contact with power lines
- Debris fall from the cranes
- The straps supporting the cranes fail
- Improper/ failure of safety inspections
- Unsafe working conditions
While accidents are a part of life, construction companies are obligated to protect their employees. They must provide safe working conditions and proper training on all heavy machinery. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration provides standards and regulations that are intended to protect employees.
What should you do after you or a loved one is involved in a crane 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. Gill & Chamas is known for legal representation in major construction injury cases.
Gill & Chamas invests in every client case we take on, with no out-of-pocket investment required. We believe you deserve to exercise your rights when workplace injury occurs, and employ letter of the law to seek the monetary compensation you may be owed. From hiring engineers and construction experts to assess violations to providing sound court representation, our team of seasoned Construction Accident Attorneys makes results our mission from day one.
Visit our Settlements & Verdicts page to learn more about our reputation. If you are ready to discuss your case, please call Gill & Chamas at 732-324-7600 today.