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Construction Site Falls

Construction Site Falls When a worker gets injured by falling into a trench on a construction site, liability may be more of a hurdle than most people think.  There are several facts surrounding the accident that will determine whether the contractor or property owner has liability.  One of the most interesting points of contention is […]


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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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