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Trends In New York Construction Law

09
JUN
2015

You Can’t Build a Case on Stilts: Analysis of the Court of Appeals’ Decision in Nicometi v. Vineyards of Fredonia, LLC

A central issue in Labor Law § 240 cases is often whether or not a plaintiff’s injury resulted from an elevation-related risk within the meaning and scope of the statute.   The Court of Appeals recently held in Nicometi v. Vineyards of Fredonia, LLC, 25 N.Y.3d 90 (2015) that a...