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Arkady Frekhtman

Category: Crane Accidents

Surprise Crane Inspections by DOB

April 10, 2018 NY Accident News

In New York City, high winds are not uncommon. Across the area, construction crews are required to ensure that huge cranes are secured properly. The Department of buildings was making surprise inspections last week to see if construction companies were in compliance with these regulations. They went to a construction …

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Construction Workers Honored on 10-Year Anniversary

April 7, 2018 NY Accident News

In March, six construction workers who died in a fatal crane collapse were honored at a 10-year-anniversary ceremony in Midtown. The families and friends of the six construction workers gathered together to mark the anniversary of the event and to remember and honor their loved ones. This accident occurred 10 …

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Construction Accident Lawyer Discusses Wind Turbine Accidents

July 1, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

On Tuesday, April 18, a crane accident at a Vermont wind farm killed the operator. This tragic event drew attention to the hazards inherent in wind turbine construction and maintenance. The growth of wind energy has quickly accelerated in recent years. In 2016, wind turbines generated about 5.5 percent of all electrical …

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NY Crane Accident Attorneys Discuss a Recent Multi-Million Dollar Jury Award and Other Accidents

June 29, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Crane safety is a key issue in the construction industry explains Arkady Frekhtman, one of the NY crane accident attorneys at the F&A construction injury law firm in Manhattan. Cranes that tower over skyscrapers, bridges and other structures are essential to the building process. Given the size and weight of …

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Crane Accident Lawyer Identifies Complexities in Recent Construction Accident

May 31, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

New York City remains one of the hottest construction markets in the United States.  In fact, as reported in Construction Drive, commercial and multifamily construction outpaced every other city in 2015. “The total dollar value of all construction projects initiated in the five boroughs reached $40.9 billion in 2015, a …

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