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November 2016
LRANY’s Tom Stebbins: “We’re not looking to repeal Labor Law 240. We just want to reform one section.”  Stebbins explains: “We’re looking for comparative negligence. We want to keep the law as it is, but add: ‘Nothing in the law shall absolve the plaintiff of culpability for his own injury.’” Read Full Article  
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Governing magazine produced a report that exposed New York City pays more in lawsuits than the nect 19 cities in the report – combined. The Scaffold Law is part of this problem: “Then there are things like the “scaffold law,” which holds contractors and property owners 100 percent liable when workers fall from ladders or...
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