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Construction workers put in an honest day’s work to earn their pay. From laborers to machine operators, every worker is critical to the success of each project. Any type of accident can be problematic for a construction site, but crane accidents are large-scale problems that can be deadly. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there was an average of 78 deadly crane accidents per year from 2003 to 2005. In 2006, 30 deaths were caused by people being struck by objects that fell from cranes, while nine people were killed when they were struck by some part of a crane.

Each crane operator is a professional at what they do, but even professionals can find themselves in over their heads in certain situations. According to OSHA, crane accidents have been caused by weather, improper use of the crane, or a lack of proper crane maintenance. When there is a deadly crane accident, it can often be shown that the accident could have been prevented. This is why so many lawsuits get filed after crane accidents from people looking for compensation for their injuries.

Injured by Cranes: Accidents Can Happen Anywhere

In February 2016, New York City was witness to an accident involving a 565-foot-high crane that toppled over while the workers tried to bring the boom down to a safer level. In the claim that was filed, the workers stated that the boom began descending at a very rapid rate and they quickly lost control. A crane accident like this can happen anywhere, even in Texas, so it’s important to be aware of your legal rights.

The result of the New York City crash was typical of what we have been seeing in recent crane accidents around the country. One person died and three were injured in the New York crash, and they were all non-construction workers who happened to be near the crane when it toppled over. These were innocent people on their way to a destination when their lives were permanently altered by a construction accident.

Hire an Expert to Protect Your Rights

In most cases, crane accidents do not happen due to random events. When a crane accident occurs, you need to hire an experienced attorney who can get to the source of the issue and get you the compensation you deserve. In the state of Texas, Jim Adler, the Texas Hammer®, has the experience necessary to go to bat for you if you are involved in a crane incident and get you the compensation you need to get your life on track. Jim Adler & Associates can represent construction workers or pedestrians in these types of cases, and we also have experience in assisting families of those who have lost their lives as they get their day in court.

As the number of construction and demolition projects increases throughout the United States, the potential for serious accidents involving cranes also increases. If you were involved in a construction accident related to crane activity, then you need to contact Jim Adler & Associates to get the type of representation you need to protect your rights and get your side of the story heard in court.

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Erick Becker
Erick Becker
01:20 06 May 17
I am a Patrol Deputy for the Sheriff Office and while working one night, a drunk driver crossed the center stripe on the highway and struck my patrol vehicle head on with his pick up truck. Needless to say we (the drunk driver and I) were both lucky to survive, as the accident occurred at highway speeds. Following my release from the hospital, I knew that I would need to have someone represent me. My employer was happy to represent me in regards to prosecuting the driver for criminal charges but, can do little in respect to the recovery of financial losses for medical bills, pain and discomfort, time lost from work etc... This is how my relationship with Jim Adler and Associates began. Yep, you probably guessed correctly when you think of what made me choose the "Texas Hammer" to represent me. Those half obnoxious, half way entertaining commercials and radio announcements most Texans have been seeing and hearing on the TV and radio for years instantly came to mind. Yes, I wanted to "hammer" this S.O.B. for trying to kill me but, more importantly I was worried about the costs associated with the life long injuries I had sustained as a result of this drunk driver's negligent behavior. I contacted Jim Adler and Associates and so began our relationship. I was immediately surprised by the prompt attention and the expression of genuine concern for my well being that I received from the employees of Jim Adler's office. Now as you can imagine, lawyers are not a breed that is held in very high regard by people in my profession but, my experiences with Jim Adler's office and his employees have forced me to amend my way of thinking, at least on the civil side of the house anyway. I have to chuckle when I say that because my experience as a client of Jim Adler's firm has been exceptionally pleasant. So before I venture down one of the stereotypical and infinite number of rabbit holes associated with the relationship between members of law enforcement and lawyers; I will do my best to stay focused on my experience with Jim Adler & Associates. Upon being informed that my case had been accepted by Jim Adler's office; I was contacted by Iris Sanchez who informed me that she was to be my case manager and any questions, comments and concerns could be directed to her. I was pleasantly surprised to receive regular calls from Iris assisting with my medical appointments and future follow up appointments. Iris had informed me that Jim Adler's son, Bill Adler would be handling my case and I was even more surprised to receive several calls from Bill to discuss my case. Now you might be thinking "what's the big deal" with the person who is representing you contacting you? In reality, you are correct in that it isn't a big deal but, what is noteworthy and what separates Jim Adler's Office from the multitude of other lawyers is the genuine expressions of concern and the desire Bill Adler conveyed to me to do their best to help me. I felt an immediate connection and instantly realized I had made the correct choice in contacting Jim Adler & Associates to handle my case. One thing I think lawyers and police officers can agree on is the proverbial wheels of justice turn very slowly. Months go by and our professional relationship is never neglected. Through the unwavering attention of Iris Sanchez and Bill Adler himself, I never felt "out of the loop" so to speak and always had a clear understanding of where my case was at in regards to the legal process. In conclusion, I know my brief description of my experiences with Bill Adler and, his assistant Iris Sanchez, cannot provide the credit they deserve. Together they have done an outstanding job representing their firm/employer. If you are seeking a great firm to represent your legal interests and, take comfort in establishing a professional relationship that feels more like a friendship than a casual business acquaintance, then I highly suggest Jim Adler & Associates.
Tierra Clark
Tierra Clark
18:52 19 May 17
My lawyer Bill Adler and case manager Iris Sanchez are amazing! They constantly call and check on you . They keep you up to date through the process. They care about you as a person and not just a client. The wreck was a life changing experience that I've never been through before. I'm just glad I had the right people like Bill Adler and Iris Sanchez to help me through it. Truly satisfied.Thanks and God bless y'all!
Lorenzo Preston
Lorenzo Preston
17:23 26 Jan 17
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Tori Barroga
Tori Barroga
14:17 11 May 17
I was dropped from a previous law firm regarding my case before I called Jim Adler. They immediately took up my case and worked hard on it - I was always up to date with each step they took and the benefits or consequences of each. In the end, I am highly satisfied with the outcome and would not have it any other way. It took some time but I truly appreciate and want to thank everybody who helped me on this journey and worked tirelessly on it.
Bernard Orozco
Bernard Orozco
17:16 23 Feb 17
I am very happy with Jim Adler & Associates. I did not know anyone who has ever used the Law Firm before. The staff is very friendly and treated me as if I were family. At times it got very stressful being without a job. They helped me when I was confused about the process. Mrs. Theresa Rodriguez stayed in contact with me constantly. Checking on me to see how I was doing and to let me know how things were going on there end. The Attorneys that handled my case know exactly what they are doing to take good care of me. Thank You so much Attorney's Mr.Michael Gomez and Mr.Trey Smith.
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