THE NEED FOR CRANES WILL ALWAYS BE PRESENT; UNFORTUNATELY, SO WILL THE DANGER THAT COMES WITH THEM
The use of cranes, and cranes themselves, are significantly dangerous when it comes to construction. With South Florida’s continuous growth, we notice cranes everywhere, and may at times take their massive size for granted. These gigantic pieces of equipment require much needed skill from those who operate them. The weight of cranes can make them extremely difficult to maneuver.
If something is done on a crane without the utmost caution, many things can go wrong, and people’s lives can be at risk. The construction accident attorneys at Madalon Law familiarize themselves with all of the potential risks created by the use of cranes. If you or someone you love has been injured in a construction accident due to a crane, contact Madalon Law today to speak with an attorney who will gladly answer your questions for you at no cost.
CAUSES OF CRANE ACCIDENTS
Cranes are the number one piece of heavy machinery causing them most injuries at construction sites. The reality is disheartening, but the majority of these crane accidents might have been avoided if the operators of them followed the strict safety procedures in place. Those who are in charge of handling these mammoth pieces of equipment are required to undergo adequate training.
When crane operators do not follow safety protocol, or are not trained properly, the lives of anyone near the crane are in harm’s way. Many of the causes for crane accidents at construction sites include:
- Failing to set the crane up properly;
- Choosing the wrong crane for a certain job;
- Improper use of the crane (not its intended purpose);
- Not removing things in the crane’s direct path of movement;
- Failing to consider outdoor elements;
- Pushing a crane past what it is capable of handling
The accident attorneys at Madalon Law will investigate your personal injury claim to help determine the cause of the accident, as well as who is responsible. There is no stone left unturned when it comes to holding the responsible party liable for your injuries and damages.
FREE CONSULTATION FOR CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT VICTIMS IN FLORIDA
There is a high probability of injury and even death when the use of a crane is needed at a construction site. There is an even greater chance that a construction company will do everything in their power to not pay out money for your injury. Many times scare tactics are used to intimidate those who were injured into believe they have no legal options.
Do not allow a large construction company to make you think that you are unable to recover money for your injury. Medical bills, lost wages, and other out-of-pocket expenses you incurred due to you crane accident injury are damages that you can recover. These costs can begin to pile up quickly if you do not take appropriate legal action to claim what is rightfully yours.
Call Madalon Law today and set up a free consultation with an attorney who can help answer any questions you have. Our offices are based out of Fort Lauderdale, but we handle construction accident cases throughout the state of Florida.