Crane And Hoist Accidents: Talk To A Lawyer Who Can Help

Throughout the past several years, crane and hoist accidents have become more common in New York City. Several deadly and highly publicized cases have made the public more aware of the dangers of construction cranes.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a crane or hoist accident, either as a construction worker or bystander, it is essential that you seek legal representation. An experienced and knowledgeable lawyer can protect your rights and see that the negligent party is held responsible for the injuries you have suffered.

Manhattan Lawyers Helping Injured Crane/Hoist Accident Victims

Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., is one of the premier construction accident firms in New York City. We are an experienced firm that prides itself on aggressively pursuing compensation for the injuries suffered by our construction worker clients.

Crane and hoist accidents can be especially devastating, with the potential to injure or kill the crane operators, other construction workers and bystanders. These accidents can even collapse entire construction sites and cause extensive damage to surrounding buildings.

Our accident attorneys in New York City serve injured workers, other injured individuals and family members who have been affected by a wide range of crane and hoist accidents and injuries, including:

  • Cranes striking buildings or causing debris to fall unexpectedly
  • Cranes falling and injuring workers or innocent bystanders on the street
  • Cranes tipping or collapsing, injuring or killing the operators and trapping individuals underneath
  • Crush injuries and broken bones caused by accidents
  • Head and brain injuries as the result of falling cranes and crane equipment
  • Spinal cord injuries and neck injuries from cranes or falling debris
  • Wrongful death of a worker or bystander due to the crane accident

Questions About Crane And Hoist Accidents?

To further discuss your specific questions and concerns about your crane or hoist accident injuries or those suffered by a loved one, contact us by email, or call our Manhattan offices toll free at 800.340.4992 or locally at 212.732.4992 for a free consultation. We accept all accident cases on a contingency fee basis. You owe us no fee unless we recover damages for you.

Case Results

Since 1965, we’ve recovered over $1 BILLION on behalf of our clients. read more
  • $2.1 million settlement

    for 33-year old electrician who fell from ladder while attempting to fit heavy cable into crown box when cable sprung back and struck him, causing him to suffer left shoulder injury with impingement.

  • $1.6 million settlement

    for 38-year old electrician who slipped and fell on debris on stairway with resulting cervical herniated disc and aggravation of pre-existing arthritic changes.

  • $2.55 million settlement

    for 42-year old electrician who fell into an uncovered, unprotected hole and suffered a severe low back injury with herniated disc(s) that required surgery at L4-5 and L5-S1 levels.

  • $1.75 million settlement

    for 26-year old construction worker who fell through opening in roof and fractured his wrist, requiring surgery with open reduction and internal fixation, external fixation device, and eventual fusion.

  • $2.5 million settlement

    for 38-year old female electrician (with history of prior neck injury) who tripped on uneven Masonite protective floor covering, and suffered neck injury with herniated discs requiring cervical fusion.

  • $1.2 million settlement

    during trial for 40-year old sheet metal worker who was struck in the neck and shoulder by an air conditioning unit and suffered herniated cervical discs and cervical radiculopathy.