Though crane collapses are rare, their destructive potential is enormous. That explains why such stories receive exhaustive media coverage. But long after a crane accident fades from the headlines, those injured must still manage their pain and struggle to overcome physical limitations, while those who lost loved ones must deal with their absence. Since 1959, personal injury attorneys at Rush, Hannula, Harkins & Kyler, LLP have fought tirelessly for injured Washingtonians. Our skilled and concerned legal team has the resources to pursue your case through trial if necessary to secure full and fair compensation.
When a construction crane and/or its payload plummets onto structures or into the streets below, the public is at grave risk for severe injuries and wrongful death. Two key elements to securing full compensation are determining the cause of the accident and assigning liability to the proper parties. Many factors can contribute to a crane collapse or fall, including:
Our legal team at Rush, Hannula, Harkins & Kyler, LLP has the resources to investigate all aspects of a complex crane collapse. We consult with industry experts to reconstruct the accident, ascertain its cause and make the case for liability against the proper parties.
Crane collapses cause widespread damage, severe injuries and wrongful death. If you or a loved one has suffered losses due to a crane accident, trust the seasoned trial lawyers of Rush, Hannula, Harkins & Kyler, LLP To schedule a free consultation, call 253.383.5388 or contact our Tacoma office online.
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