Because cranes are so unwieldy and carry such heavy objects, even a slight mistake or miscalculation by a crane manufacturer or operator can be disastrous.
Consider these statistics published by the Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau:
A crane injury attorney can help evaluate your case to determine if it was a result of human error (which we in the legal realm call negligence). A crane injury attorney will help you determine whether your Las Vegas crane accident was a result of a careless crane operator, whether it resulted from inadequate operator training or experience (in which case blame may fall on the crane company), both, or neither. It could also be the result of a defective design or manufacture of crane parts.
Because Southern Nevada is constantly growing, cranes are a normal part of our landscape, and we are certainly not immune from crane accidents:
Like other kinds of accidents, crane injuries can be prevented when operators and crane companies are careful and establish and follow strict safety protocols.
Call H&P Law if you have questions about your rights after a crane injury.