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Appeals court cuts $60M off verdict against “King of Cranes”

Appeals court cuts $60M off verdict against “King of Cranes”

A Manhattan Appeals Court cut the “King of Cranes” a break on Wednesday, slashing $60 million off of jury...

Appeals court cuts $60M off verdict against “King of Cranes”
“Crane King” James Lomma given 11-day deadline to pay $1.5M

“Crane King” James Lomma given 11-day deadline to pay $1.5M

James Lomma, whose crane collapsed at an Upper East Side condominium development and killed two people in 2008, was...

“Crane King” James Lomma given 11-day deadline to pay $1.5M
James Lomma won’t sell private plane to pay families of crane collapse victims

James Lomma won’t sell private plane to pay families of crane collapse victims

  Crane mogul James Lomma is refusing to sell his favorite airplane to make good on a $96 million...

James Lomma won’t sell private plane to pay families of crane collapse victims
“King of Cranes” James Lomma declares bankruptcy

“King of Cranes” James Lomma declares bankruptcy

James Lomma, the self-styled “King of Cranes” – who was ordered to pay $96 million to the families of...

“King of Cranes” James Lomma declares bankruptcy
Lomma trying to skirt $96M court judgment by passing assets to daughter: attorneys

Lomma trying to skirt $96M court judgment by passing assets to daughter: attorneys

The “King of Cranes” is allegedly trying to pass parts of his throne on to his daughter to avoid paying...

Lomma trying to skirt $96M court judgment by passing assets to daughter: attorneys
“King of Cranes” to pay $96M to victims of Azure collapse

“King of Cranes” to pay $96M to victims of Azure collapse

Found liable for the 2008 crane collapse that left two construction workers dead, a Manhattan jury ordered crane magnate...

“King of Cranes” to pay $96M to victims of Azure collapse
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Azure crane victims’ families win nearly $50 million judgment

The families of two construction workers killed in the Azure crane collapse in 2008 were awarded $48 million in damages....

Azure crane victims’ families win nearly $50 million judgment
Azure crane owner seeks mistrial in civil case

Azure crane owner seeks mistrial in civil case

The owner of the crane that collapsed at the Azure Condominium on the Upper East Side in 2008, killing...

Azure crane owner seeks mistrial in civil case
James Lomma with his son, James Jr. (Source: ENR)

Lomma crane operator’s son nabbed in Staten Island heroin bust

James Lomma, Jr., the 22-year-old son of crane company owner James Lomma, was busted yesterday for heroin possession, the...

Lomma crane operator’s son nabbed in Staten Island heroin bust
A collapsed crane at a TF Cornerstone site in Long Island City (Image courtesy Larry Dusseau)

Negligence from owners and operators led to recent crane collapses

Owners have been lax in maintaining cranes and operators have been careless, an analysis of city records by the...

Negligence from owners and operators led to recent crane collapses
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