Archive for NY Construction

LIVE FOOTAGE: 15-Story Crane Collapses Into Manhattan Street

A crane accident can leave people with serious injuries. Those injuries may require hospitalization and surgery. Workers may not be able to return to work for a significant amount of time. Sadly, injuries sustained in a crane accident may even prove to be fatal. Construction workers in New…

Tram Thuy Nguyen, 37, Killed Due To Negligence of Turner Construction

A piece of plywood flew off a construction site and slammed into a woman, Tram Thuy Nguyen, as she was walking along West 12th Street in Manhattan, hurling her into a wall and killing her. The city Buildings Department issued a stop-work order at the Greenwich Village construction…

Rooftop at 434 West 33rd Street Where Worker Fell Lacked Guardrails

A building where a construction worker fell to his death Monday violated city safety regulations by failing to install guardrails, according to online records. The worker fell from the top of the 10-story office building at 434 W. 33rd St, landing on scaffolding above the sidewalk. The man died from…

Woman Seriously Injured by Falling Pipe on 42nd Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues in Midtown

A womas was seriously injured when she was struck by debris that fell off scaffolding in Midtown Monday morning. The incident happened on 42nd Street between Madison and Fifth avenues around 8:30 a.m. An 8- to 10-foot long pipe crashed to the ground in front of a McDonald’s…

24-year-old man dies in recent construction accident

Although construction jobs are more risky than a lot of other jobs, construction workers in New York City and beyond often head to their jobs each day, like others, expecting that they will make it back home safely. They expect that measures have been taken to protect them…

Injured construction worker receives $330,000 settlement

A construction accident can have a large impact on a person’s life. The injuries an individual sustains in an accident can prevent him or her from working for months at a time. Most people who are injured in a construction accident are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. However,…

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…

Another Multi-Million Dollar Result from Morgan Levine for a Construction Worker Injured on the Job

Duane Morgan and Jared Levine once again obtained another multi-million dollar result for one of their hurt construction workers. In June 2008, a scaffold worker was erecting scaffold when one of the pipes fell, striking him in the head. Even though one of his co-workers dropped the pipe,…

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