The recent boom collapse in Manhattan, New York resulted in the death of Michael Simermeyer. Ironically, the same building inspector, Patrick McGarrigle, on site who failed to check a cable involved in the accident was also connected with an fatal crane accident in 2008.
Bad rigging was the cause. OSHA cites four Big Dig contractors for violations.
Injured worker wins $8 million settlement.
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