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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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Dangers of Gravity on Construction Sites

Gravity and Construction Sites The obvious thought that comes to mind when thinking about how gravity can play an important role in construction site injuries is a construction worker falling to the ground from an elevated position.  An equally important and equally dangerous scenario arises when objects fall from an elevated position.  The New York […]


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