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The New York Daily News just ran a very good, albeit heartbreaking story about a 30-year old construction worker who was killed in a crane accident at a subway extension project for the No. 7 train when the boom suddenly fell causing debris to crush him. Typically, I don’t like to re-post articles about construction […]

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It is a misconception among many construction accident attorneys that, in order for liability under Labor Law 200 to attach, the defendant must have given directions or instructions for the work that caused the injury. Not so, and an example of this is the 2007 case from the First Department, Hughes v. Tishman Cosntruction Corp., 40 […]

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When is a construction site safety consultant liable under the Labor Law when there is a construction accident and a worker is injured? The New York Supreme Court took up this issue on April 8, 2010 in Gaspar v. LC Main LLC, 113198/07. The general contractor had contracted with a company, Pro Safety, to be the project […]

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