March 5, 2020

Ellis Law Corporation

News

Crane Collapses at SoFi Stadium Friday Morning

Just before 8 o’clock last Friday morning, Los Angeles County firefighters were called to the SoFi stadium, where a 340-foot crane had reportedly collapsed. Aerial surveillance showed the toppled crane in a dirt lot just outside of the arena. Authorities say there were no injuries but several vehicles were damaged. Stationary crane collapses in Inglewood…

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3 Tragic Crane Collapses

Skyscrapers and other big buildings are modern marvels that push the boundaries of engineering capabilities. Plenty of construction projects are executed without major accidents, but all it takes is one mistake around a giant crane to cause the tragic loss of human life. Some of these tragic crane collapses have taken place right here in…

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March 25, 2016

Ellis Law Corporation

Construction Accidents

West Hollywood Construction Accident Proves Fatal for Worker On March 22, a contractor with Southern California Edison died as the result of a construction site accident in which he was crushed in between a trailer and crane located in the 1200 block of La Cienega Boulevard in West Hollywood close to the Sunset Strip. According…

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Off-Site Crane Accident Closes Los Angeles Freeway Most Los Angeles crane accidents take place on construction sites, but authorities recently closed part of a major freeway after an off-site crane accident in San Clemente. At about 3 p.m. on October 30, 2014, a big rig carrying an 110,000-pound construction crane that was headed northbound on…

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