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Crane Accident Attorney in Los Angeles

Need Legal Help for a Construction Crane Related Accident?

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Cranes are a mainstay of construction scenes across California. These large, lumbering machines can often help build some of the most prolific structures in the state. But when used, carelessly can also cause great harm.

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These giant, often self-powered, beasts need operators with proper training and experience to drive them. In some cases, negligence on behalf of the site manager or vehicle operators can cause severe problems.

  • Carrying such enormous loads comes with risks.

If you or a loved one were injured, you should know your rights.

There are many buildings in the Los Angeles area that rely on cranes for construction. So there are dozens of such sites in the city and surrounding area at any given time. Should you have been injured as a result of one of these machines, you need to find out what your options are.

Who Are The Many Potential Victims of Crane Accidents?

Statistics show that there are hundreds of accidents every year due to crane issues.

  • In 2009 alone, crane mishaps were responsible for 300 injuries and 200 deaths.
  • Many people on and off the site can be at risk of an injury, including construction workers, crane operators, and bystanders.

All of these people risk suffering severe, often debilitating injuries as a result of such an error.

What Are Some Causes of Crane Accidents?

There are many causes of crane accidents that happen every year. By following the proper safety guidelines and having the appropriate training, operators and manufacturers can help to eliminate the catastrophic crush and head injuries that often accompany them.

This is the largest and often the most dangerous piece of equipment on the job site.

Statistically, cranes are responsible for more accidents than other pieces of heavy equipment at construction sites.

Most crane accidents occur due to:

  • Use of the wrong crane for the project.
  • The owner is failing to adhere to the manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Improper or poor crane setup.
  • Use of heavy equipment in bad weather.
  • Unsafe conditions or debris around the crane can cause malfunctions.

What are Some Common Crane Injuries?

Even with proper training, some issues can still go wrong. Regulation cannot cover all human error. In case of a severe error, many people could be at risk due to the potential plethora of scenarios.

Just think about what could occur when a machine like this goes haywire or is not appropriately manned.

There are many ways that a crane can cause injuries, including:

  • Objects were falling from the crane that is in use.
  • Being run over by the crane.
  • Electrocution.
  • Compression injuries.
  • Other Crane wrecks.

Sometimes companies just like to cut costs without looking out for the safety of their workers. But when this happens, many folks become open to injuries.

So when these incidents do happen, it is the injured person that suffers. For example, these poor dupes face time out of work or terrible medical bills.

What Do You Do If A Crane Injures You?

If you or a loved one faces injury as a result of such an incident, make sure that you are in the right hands right away. Your injuries could be severe, with long-reaching consequences. The attorneys at Ehline Law Firm know the issues you face.

Schedule a Free Consultation with Los Angeles Crane Accident Lawyers

We remain prepared to fight for your medical costs, loss of work, and other similar damages. In any event, we don’t win unless our clients do. So contact us at (213) 596-9642 for your free case evaluation.

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Michael P. Ehline Esq,
Downtown Los Angeles Corporate Offices

Downtown Los Angeles Office
633 West 5th Street #2890
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Ehline Law Firm - Personal Injury Attorneys, APLC
Attorney at Law

Michael P. Ehline Esq,

Other Los Angeles County Meeting Places
Long Beach Office

5001 Airport Plaza Dr Ste 210
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 731-0668

West Hollywood Office

8752 Holloway Drive Ste 304
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(424) 666-3944

Santa Monica Office

201 Wilshire Blvd. Fl 2
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 237-6218

Torrance/Hermosa Beach Office

3961 CA-1
Torrance, CA 90505
(424) 999-7246

Marina Del Rey Office

4640 Admiralty Way Ste 500
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 331-8775

Beverly Hills Office

509 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(424) 666-3967

Glendale Office

655 N Central Avenue
Glendale, CA 91203
(818) 485-2311

Inland Empire Meeting Places

Rancho Cucamonga Office

8333 Foothill Blvd #200
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
(909) 963-0709

Riverside Office

11801 Pierce St, Ste 200
Riverside, CA 92505
(951) 777-2877

San Bernardino Office

198 North Arrowhead Ave. #20
San Bernardino, CA 92408
(909) 693-5417

Orange County Meeting Places

Costa Mesa Office

600 Anton Boulevard #11
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(949) 891-0357

Laguna Niguel Office

23046 Avenida de la Carlota, Ste 600
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 371-8350

Irvine Office

9180 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 207-7193

Newport Beach Office

5160 Birch St #110
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 891-0127

Orange Office

333 City Blvd. #17
Orange, CA 92868

Other California Meeting Places

Rancho Cucamonga Office

1999 S Bascom Ave, Ste 700
Campbell, CA 95008
(408) 940-3996

San Francisco Office

50 Francisco Street #460
San Francisco, CA 94133
(415) 684-7688

Carlsbad Office

1902 Wright Pl, Ste 200
Carlsbad, CA 95008
(760) 517-9022

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