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Construction Worker Gets Summary Judgment on Labor Law Claim

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 | 0

A New York appellate court upheld a grant of summary judgment to a worker on his Labor Law claim for his injuries from a fall through an opening. Case: Cazho v. Urban Builders Group Inc., No. 301329/13E, 05/03/2022, published. Facts: While working on the roof of a residential building during a renovation project, plaintiff Manuel Cazho fell through an opening while moving a skylight cover with a co-worker. Procedural history: Cazho filed suit against the Urban Builders Group Inc., asserting a claim for violation of Labor Law Section 240(1). Section 240(1) imposes absolute liability on prop...

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