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The Continued Debate Over New York’s Scaffold Law

It’s no secret that construction is one of the most inherently dangerous jobs in the United States. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that 1 in 10 construction site workers are injured every year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics figured this statistic to roughly 150,000 construction site accident injuries each year. The leading

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The “Sunshine Bill”: One More Step Towards Saving New York’s Scaffold Law

Construction in New York City is not like any other city in the United States. No other city has as many skyscrapers, bridges and other structures with so many workers building and renovating. As such, construction workers in NYC are more prone to getting into catastrophic and even fatal accidents because of failures to provide

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Iron Worker Crushed to Death By Steel Beams at Barclay’s Center

The New York Scaffold Law, a special provision carved out under the state’s Labor Laws, provides injured workers and the family members of deceased workers, a legal avenue to obtain compensation from negligent property owners and contractors. The New York Scaffold Law has been a debated topic for New York lawmakers. While big business lobbyists

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How Many Reasons Do We Need to Prove That the NY Scaffold Law Is Still Much Needed?

New York has carved out a special provision in its Labor Law, known as the Scaffold Law, to provide injured workers, or the family members of deceased workers, a legal avenue to seek compensation from negligent contractors and property owners for injuries or wrongful death. This law has been a hot topic for Albany lawmakers

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New York Scaffold Law: The Infinite Reasons to Keep the Law Strong

Construction workers are employed in one of the most dangerous, but most important, jobs in the United States.  Without the efforts of these men and women, there would be no skyscrapers, bridges or buildings.  These workers risk their lives every day they are on the job. While it may be impossible to keep these workers

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