What Is a Structure Under Labor Law §240(1)?

, New York Law Journal


In their Trial Practice column, Robert S. Kelner and Gail S. Kelner of Kelner & Kelner write: A less common but significant issue in some Labor Law §240(1) cases is whether the work that resulted in injury was being performed on a "building or structure" within the scope of the statute. While the term "building" speaks for itself, a review of existing case law shows that the term "structure" has been interpreted broadly.

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