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Crane Accidents

In the construction industry, workers are constantly exposed to injuries or accidents, especially when proper prevention and safety rules are not followed. Crane accidents are often one of the main risks in this important work sector.

According to data provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), cranes are often one of the leading causes of fatal accidents in the construction industry, accounting for 25-33% of all injuries reported in this sector.

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If you are the victim of a crane accident in the United States, Conexión Legal can help you obtain compensation for your injuries, which may cover medical and medical expenses. Call us at 1800 201 1220, or write to us via WhatsApp, and receive the legal advice you need.

Can I receive compensation for crane accidents?

When you are the victim of a crane accident, you may have the opportunity to receive compensation that will help you pay for all types of expenses arising from the accident.

A crane accidents compensation may cover the following:

  • Medical bills.
  • Prescription drugs.
  • Rehabilitation therapies
  • Wages lost by the worker.
  • Disability from work, if applicable.
  • Pain and suffering.

Although the legal process of claiming compensation for crane accidents can be difficult, having the help of crane accident lawyers will help you find every benefit you deserve.

At Conexión Legal we work with a wide network of lawyers willing to provide you with a quality defense, so you can get a quick and timely solution to your situation, without major complications.

What should I do when I have a crane accident?

As with any other type of accident, your health and well-being are paramount. If your injuries warrant it, be sure to seek immediate medical attention or, if you are unable to do so, have someone else do it for you. A medical report of your injuries will be indispensable for further legal proceedings.

After your injuries have been treated, contact our network of attorneys at Conexión Legal at 1800 201 1220 for complete free advice on your case, so you can contact the best tow truck accident lawyers in the region.

Make sure that you do not sign any type of document prior to having representation from a lawyer, as any type of consent could seriously affect a legal process to claim your crane accident compensation.

Common causes of crane accidents

Crane accidents can be caused by different reasons in the construction industry, causing serious injuries that can even be fatal in some cases.

Some of the main causes of crane accidents are as follows:

  • Crane collapse in construction
  • Mechanical failures.
  •    Lack of safety equipment when handling a crane.
  •    Lack of training in handling a crane.
  • Problems of crane instability.
  • Falling of heavy materials from a crane
  •  Poor assembly of a crane.
  •  Factory problems.

Determining the cause of the accident will be essential to file a workers’ compensation claim, as it may establish direct liability for the accident, which will have to pay the victim for the damages caused.

What injuries can be caused by a crane accident?

According to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a total of 818 deaths have been recorded in the United States since 1997 as a result of crane accidents in the workplace, and the injuries that can result from this type of accident are often very serious.

Some of the main injuries that can be caused by a crane accident are:

  • Brain contusions.
  • Fractures.
  • General trauma.
  • Amputation of extremities.
  • Burns.

Each of these injuries may be covered by the compensation that the victim is entitled by law to receive, so it is important that you contact a tow truck accident lawyer who will ensure a fair and adequate legal process for your case..

Call the Conexión Legal team today by dialing 1800 201 1220 or write to us via WhatsApp! Don’t let your rights be violated.

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