Month: April 2010

NYC Construction Worker Receives $2.8 Million Settlement After Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted On April 15, 2010 In Construction Accidents

A New York man was awarded $2.8 million in damages after he suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) while on the job at a Bronx construction worksite. According to court records, the worker was tiling a wall in a New York City Transit Authority train station when a temporary light in the station fell onto his head.…

Fatal Crane Collapse: City Fined, Crane Owner Pleads Not Guilty

Posted On April 14, 2010 In Construction Accidents

New York City has been fined $5,000 after refusing to turn over important documents relating to the fatal crane collapse that took place last spring in Manhattan. The Building Department documents, which include emails and equipment inspection information, are needed in the NYC wrongful death lawsuits filed by the families of two of the men killed, Donald C.…