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Industrial Code Violations

INDUSTRIAL CODE VIOLATIONS New York Courts are littered with Labor Law 241(6) claims that hinge on whether the correct industrial codes have been plead and supported with admissible evidence. For a person injured in a construction accident, industrial code violations are probably the last thing on their mind. Having a personal injury attorney familiar with Labor […]


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Construction Accident

Construction Accident The construction industry is a very dangerous industry for trade workers who often put their life and safety on the line when they go to work and risk construction accidents. In large cities such as New York City where new high rises are constructed on a weekly basis, developers, business ventures, owners, general […]


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Construction Accident Injuries

Construction Accident Injuries Very often, construction accidents on construction sites result in tragic injuries and even death.  Confusion as to who is liable for the injury deters some victims from seeking justice.  Although several subcontractors may be present on a construction site and their duties overlap; unraveling the mystery of liability can be accomplished by […]


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Crane Collapse in NYC

Another Crane Collapse in New York City Today there was yet another crane collapse in New York City. This crane collapse occurred in the Tribeca area of Manhattan and killed at least one person and injured several others. Over the past 10 years there have been several deadly crane collapses in New York City.  Investigations […]


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Loaned Servant Defense

Loaned Servant Defense Some Labor Law claims arise in situation where an employer allows their employee to work under the control or direction of another person or entity.  The employee is injured while working under the direction of the other person or entity. Worker’s Compensation Law can function to prohibit the employee from suing either […]


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Injured at Work

Construction Injury Recently, we have fielded some phone calls regarding workplace injuries.  There seems to be some confusion as to when an employer can be sued.  There are also several misconceptions with regards to bringing suit against property owners, general contractors and subcontractors.  These questions are answered statutorily by New York Labor Law.  Sections 200, […]


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