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November 24, 2014
In today’s Times Unions, LRANY Executive Director Tom Stebbins writes that the Scaffold Law is diverting millions of dollars from our educational system. New York voters approved the $2 billion “Smart Schools Bond Act” for school construction and technology upgrades. Sadly, much of that money will be wasted due to a law that only exists...
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Recently in the New York Law Journal, Harry Steinberg argued that the Scaffold Law has been expanded and misinterpreted to the point of breaking: I write to address Brian Shoot’s construction accident litigation column, “Myth of the Intoxicated but Victorious Plaintiff,” (Nov. 14) in which he once again tirelessly defends Labor Law §240(1) against any...
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