BREAKING GROUND

Trends In New York Construction Law

06
JUN
2016

Keep It in the Family: Making Use of the Homeowner Exemption to Labor Law Liability

The First Department recently revisited the “one-or-two family dwelling” exemption to Labor Law liability under §§ 240(1) and 241(6). In Diaz v. Bocheciamp, a roofer was killed when he fell off the roof of a three-story house. At issue was whether the house constituted a...