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2012-12-21 05:01:11

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on the aftermath of the collapse of the One57 construction crane during Hurricane Sandy.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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