Crane Company Agrees to Pay More Than $4.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Lawsuit for Non-Compliance with Military Specifications
From May 2011 to September 2015, Crane also supplied high performance butterfly valves that contained Monel bolting. The civil settlement includes the resolution of claims brought under the qui tam or whistleblower provisions of the False Claims Act by Corla Jacobson, a former Crane employee. The False Claims Act permits private parties to sue for false claims on behalf of the United States and to share in any recovery. Ms. Jacobson will receive $855,728 of the False Claims Act settlement. The claims resolved by the settlement are allegations only and there has been no determination of liability.justice.gov
Crane knocks down power line in Aventura, FPL says
AVENTURA, Fla. – A crane crashed into a power line Friday morning in Aventura, knocking it down, Florida Power & Light spokesman Richard Beltran confirmed. The incident occurred just before 8 a.m. in the area of Northeast 191st Street and 28th Avenue. According to Beltran, 147 customers were without power after the incident. He said crews are at the site working to fix the power line. Aventura police are investigating the cause of the crash.
One dead, three injured in massive crane collapse
An investigation is underway in New York City to determine why a massive crane collapsed, killing one person. Wall Street worker David Wichs was killed when he was hit by part of the crane. The crane crashed Friday in strong winds as it was being lowered to safety. Three people were also injured by debris, two of them seriously. Several parked cars were crushed in the mishap and the crane is still blocking streets. DeMarco Morgan reports.cbsnews.com
Crane moves last of classic Corvettes from sinkhole
Crane moves last of classic Corvettes from sinkhole A crane finally pulled the last of eight classic Corvettes out of a sinkhole yesterday. The cars fell through the floor at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky earlier this year. Charlie Rose reports.cbsnews.com