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Arkady Frekhtman

Category: Crane Accidents

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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Queens Construction Accident Attorney: Roof Collapse Occurs After Crane Delivery

June 30, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

New York City crane accidents keep happening on a regular basis explains a Queens construction accident attorney at the F&A injury law firm in Forest Hills, Queens. Given the hectic pace involving the construction of new skyscrapers and the constant renovation work being done on older homes and office buildings, …

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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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Queens Crane Accident Claims Two Lives

November 28, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

According to the FDNY, at about 12:10 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, a crane accident resulted in fatalities. The deadly event happened at a Briarwood construction site at 81-10 134th Street, near the Grand Central Parkway. According to a story published by NY1 News, a beam that was being lifted suddenly …

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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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Crane on Barge Hits Brooklyn, NY Bridge

March 13, 2012 Frekhtman & Associates

A barge carrying a crane on the East River hit the Brooklyn Bridge Monday night. The collision damaged about 20 feet of scaffolding under the deck, officials said.The accident happened shortly after 8:30 p.m. and the bridge was open to traffic again shortly before 11 p.m. Fire officials have said …

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