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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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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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Labor Law §240(1)

Injured on Construction Site Labor Law §240(1), sets forth, “All contractors and owners and their agents…shall furnish or erect, or cause to be furnished or erected for the performance of such labor scafolding, hoists, stays, ladders, slings, hangers, blocks, pulleys, braces, irons, ropes, and other devices which shall be so constructed, placed and operated as […]


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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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