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At Least Five Injured After Manhattan Crane Collapse

At Least Five Injured After Manhattan Crane Collapse

Manhattan, NY – A crane caught fire and collapsed into a nearby building in New York City, causing injuries to five individuals, including a firefighter. The incident occurred on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at around 7:40 a.m. near 41st Street and 10th Avenue in Manhattan.

Crane Accidents

Over 200,000 people are injured in construction accidents each year. In addition to injuring workers, construction accidents can also injure pedestrians and people who live and work nearby. In this accident, those injured, and their families should have their investigative team perform an independent legal investigation to preserve evidence. This includes reviewing:

  • Evaluation of the make and model of the crane
  • Accident history with this make and model of the crane
  • Evaluation of the stability of the crane
  • Determination why the crane caught fire and collapsed
  • Any environmental or non-construction site factors that may have caused the collapse

Crane Accident Attorneys

As one of America’s largest personal injury firms, The Barnes Firm has helped many clients injured in construction accidents. When someone suffers an injury because of a collapse at a construction site, they could be entitled to significant financial compensation. If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident, the experienced construction accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm are here to help you every step of the way.

Call (800) 800-0000 today for a FREE case evaluation. It could be the best call you make.

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