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4 Settle Post-traumatic

08/7/07

“Big Blue” Collapse Four workers who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder in the aftermath of the Big Blue crane collapse in July 1999 at Miller Park have reached an out-of-court settlement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of America and nine other defendants. The settlement, reached late in July, just months before a Read More

Windows’ Settlement Reached in Crane Deaths at Miller Park

01/9/06

Milwaukee The families of three ironworkers killed in a 1999 crane collapse at Miller Park have reached a settlement in their lawsuit against insurance companies and the contractor hired to install the ballpark’s roof, their attorney said Monday. The exact amount was not disclosed, but Robert Habush, the lead attorney Read More

Huge Roof Payout Put Back in Play

03/18/05

The state Supreme Court on Friday overturned a lower court ruling that threw out a $94 million award to the families of three ironworkers killed in the 1999 Big Blue crane collapse at Miller Park, but significant legal issues remain before the case can be settled. That was the net Read More

Miller Park Case Arguments Heard

10/29/04

MADISON — The contractor hired to install the roof at Miller Park intentionally disregarded the rights of three ironworkers killed in an accident, an attorney argued Thursday. William DeGrave of Kimberly, Jeffrey Wischer and Jerome Starr were killed in 1999 when a crane collapsed as they tried to guide a Read More

Families File Suit in Crane Accident

08/22/04

Tilford, Pennsylvania Original Story (08/21/03):  Three Workers Killed when Crane Touches Power Line More information lost due to broken links.

Osha: Safety Precautions Weren’t Taken Before Fatal Crane Accident

02/10/04

Tilford, Pennsylvania Original Story (08/21/03):  Three Workers Killed when Crane Touches Power Line More information lost due to broken links.

Vosha Warns Crane Operators to Be Safe in Wake of Tragic Accident in Pennsylvania

02/8/04

Tilford, Pennsylvania Original Story (08/21/03):  Three Workers Killed when Crane Touches Power Line More information lost due to broken links.

Human Error Cited in Fatal Crane Accident

02/4/04

Tilford, Pennsylvania Original Story (08/21/03):  Three Workers Killed when Crane Touches Power Line More information lost due to broken links.

Wires a Constant Danger for Cranes

09/1/03

Tilford, Pennsylvania Original Story (08/21/03):  Three Workers Killed when Crane Touches Power Line More information lost due to broken links.

Third Man Identified in Crane Electrocution

08/23/03

Tilford, Pennsylvania Original Story (08/21/03):  Three Workers Killed when Crane Touches Power Line More information lost due to broken links.

Three Workers Killed when Crane Touches Power Line

08/21/03

Tilford, Pennsylvania Report Update (8/23/03):  Third Man Identified in Crane Electrocution Report Update (09/01/03):  Wires a Constant Danger for Cranes Report Update (2/04/04):  Human Error Cited in Fatal Crane Accident Report Update (2/08/04):  Vosha Warns Crane Operators to Be Safe in Wake of Tragic Accident in Pennsylvania Report Update (2/10/04):  Osha: Safety Precautions Weren’t Read More

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