How the Jury Divided $112M in Seattle Crane Collapse Damages

Money and coins spilling out of jar

The accident sent a partially dismantled tower crane mast crashing down onto a Google-owned building under construction.

April 4, 2022
Richard Korman - Engineering News-Record

The jury verdict in a wrongful death lawsuit against companies involved in a 2019 Seattle crane collapse that killed four people split damages among three different companies—and also blamed a fourth firm that wasn't a defendant—but not in a way that matched the state safety fines proposed against the firms.

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