As the owner of a New York City crane company pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges on Monday, several lawyers said it was rare for a company owner to face such serious charges in connection with a fatal accident. The indictment of James F. Lomma, the owner of New York Crane and Equipment Corporation, which was made public on Monday, stemmed from the fatal collapse of one of his cranes on East 91st Street in May 2008.
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