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Crane Accident Attorneys in Houston

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Construction sites house many serious dangers. Between the large vehicles, heavy machinery, power tools, and building materials, these zones can be riddled with safety violations, potential hazards, and dangerous chemicals. While any large machine can pose a danger, cranes tend to be the most dangerous machines used in construction. Cranes can be extremely useful in building and repairing tall structures, but if the operator makes a mistake, or if the machine fails or malfunctions, the resulting damage could be catastrophic.

Crane AccidentWere you injured in a crane accident? If you sustained a serious injury at a construction site due to a broken, malfunctioning, or fallen crane, our firm may be able to help you seek justice and compensation.

Why Choose Us?

At Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs, we are steadfast in our support of our clients. Since 1992, our firm has provided the people of Houston, Texas with zealous legal advocacy and personalized legal support during the times when they need it most. We have more than 100 years of combined legal experience on our side, and we’ve received national recognition for our achievements as trial lawyers. If you are in need of compassionate, winning legal services, we’re here for you.

Ready to get started? Call (713) 999-3681 to schedule your free consultation with our crane accident attorneys.

How Do Crane Accidents Occur?

Houston Crane AttorneyAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 44 people die in crane-related accidents each year. More than half of all fatal crane incidents occurred because the worker was hit by a falling object from a crane, either because something fell from the crane and struck someone below or because a piece of equipment hit the crane worker/operator. Other crane-related injuries occur during transportation of the crane, or during the crane’s conveyance of materials or other equipment.

Data also tells us that a vast majority of crane-related fatalities occur in our own state, Texas. Of the 220 crane deaths that occurred between 2011 and 2015, 40 of those fatalities took place in Texas. Additionally, 12 occurred in Illinois, 11 in Florida, 10 in California, and 10 in Pennsylvania.

Frequent causes of crane accidents include:

  • Crane collapse or tip-over
  • Faulty assembly and dismantling
  • Mechanical failures
  • Overloaded cranes
  • Falling equipment
  • High winds
  • Electrocution and high voltage wire hits
  • Crane operator falls
  • Crane operator negligence
  • Poorly trained or uncertified crane operators
  • Improper crane inspections
  • Lack of proper crane maintenance

Contact a Houston personal injury lawyer at Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs to discuss your crane accident injuries. Call us at (713) 999-3681 to discuss your crane accident injuries.

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Texas Crane Injury AttorneyIf you were injured in a crane accident, there are several parties who could be liable for the resulting damage. If the incident occurred because of crane operator negligence, the driver may be liable, though the construction company he or she works for is far more likely to take responsibility. The construction company might also be liable of the crane was improperly maintained, the construction site manager was negligent, or if the crane operator was poorly trained. If the incident occurred because of a mechanical failure or defect, the manufacturer might be found liable. In any case, if you were harmed, it’s important to discuss your situation with an attorney to determine your legal options.

Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs is Prepared To Help

Our attorneys have ample experience fighting for victim’s rights, and we are prepared to help you secure maximum compensation after a serious construction incident. Crane accidents, although rare, can be devastating when they occur, and may result in catastrophic injuries, if not death. If you were wrongfully injured, our attorneys can use our ample skills and resources to gather evidence in your favor and build a personal injury or wrongful death case against the party responsible for your accident. We know that compensation won’t restore your health or bring your loved one back, but it can help you find justice, peace, and comfort.

Contact Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs today to speak with our Houston crane accident attorneys.

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    Attorneys Russ Briggs & Greg Fibich secured a $6.6 million dollar jury verdict on behalf of a client who suffered permanent medical issues after two doctors were found liable for failing to diagnose and treat a blood clot that developed after a surgical procedure.