City fined over 2008 crane collapse documents
(AP) - A judge says New York City ignored court orders to share documents with the families of two construction workers killed in a 2008 Manhattan crane collapse.
State Supreme Court Justice Paul G. Feinman fined the city$5,000 on Tuesday.
Law Department spokeswoman Kate O'Brien Ahlers says the citystrongly believes it did not violate any court orders. She says thecity is considering its legal options.
Lawyers for the workers' families want documents, e-mails andother information about construction equipment inspected by thecity.
The families are suing the crane company, its owner, the city'sBuildings Department and others.