negligence

Operator Cited in Queens Crane Collapse at Construction Site

A crane operator and a construction site sub contractor failed to inspect crane equipment, adding to the cause of the Queens crane collapse.  Investigations into the cause of the construction site accident revealed the crane operator and sub contractors did not take proper precautions and ran the crane unsafely, causing the collapse.  This most recent …

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NYC crane inspector convicted of falsifying records gets probation

In March 2008, a New York City crane accident left seven people dead. It was determined that the inspection of the crane, along with several others, was falsified by a crane inspector. The crane inspector faced criminal charges for his role in the deadly crane accident, but he was later acquitted. He was, however, convicted …

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Teenager dies in chain-reaction crash on New York interstate

Many car accidents are the result of inattentive driving. When drivers aren’t paying attention to the road, people can be left with serious injuries. Those injuries may even prove to be fatal in some instances. Although it is unclear what caused a recent New York accident, inattentive driving may have been a contributing factor. The …

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