Twenty-two workers were injured this morning when two cranes collided at a construction site in northeast Austin, according to news reports. As the most experienced crane accident attorneys in the world, the lawyers at Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, P.C. stand ready to assist victims of such accidents.
According to news reports, twenty-two people were injured after a crane accident in Austin, Texas around 9:30 this morning. Two cranes collided at a construction site in the Mueller community of northeast Austin. Although the area includes a park, children’s hospital, apartment complex, and shopping center, it is believed that all the injured people worked at the construction site.
A spokesman for the Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services reported that sixteen victims were transported to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. He described the accident as a crane v. crane construction site incident. The incident remains under investigation.
The crane accidents and crane tip-over lawyers of Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, P.C. have an unmatched history with helping people injured in these types of accidents. In each type of crane accident, SMB has unmatched results, securing hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements, including:
- $17,000,000 settlement for the family of an electrician who was killed when a crane hook fell on him
- $8,300,000 verdict for a worker left permanently deaf as the result of an accident involving a crane
- $3,000,000 settlement for two dock builders electrocuted when a crane contacted overhead power lines
SMB works tirelessly to help people injured in crane accidents to receive the help they need and deserve after tragic accidents, including damages for past and future medical and rehabilitation expenses, pain and suffering, emotional trauma, lost income, and future earnings. SMB partner Robert Mongeluzzi is a nationally known advocate for crane safety. He founded and co-chairs with SMB partner David Kwass, a group that trains other lawyers across the country to represent the victims of such accidents.
If you have been injured, or a family member has been injured or killed, as the result of a crane accident, SMB can help. Use the free case evaluation form or call 215.496.8282 immediately for support about the accident and for what steps to take.