Outside CounselJason A. Richman, New York Law Journal
NY Labor Law §240(1): Fundamental Purpose Overwhelmed by Minutiae
Jason A. Richman writes: One particularly stark example of the vicissitudes of our high court's application of the Scaffold Law arises in the setting of accidents involving not just the elevation-related hazards upon which the statute is focused, but where other more commonplace construction site hazards also occupy a link or two in the chain of proximate causation.
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