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No Viable Labor Law Claim for Worker Allegedly Injured by Falling Cabinet

Friday, February 14, 2020 | 240 | 0 | 28 min read

A New York appellate court ruled that a worker could not assert a viable Labor Law claim for his alleged injuries from being struck by a falling wall cabinet. Case: Blake v. Brookfield Properties One WFC Co. LLC, No. 10952 162041/15, 02/04/2020, published. Facts and procedural history: Steven Blake allegedly suffered injuries while installing office furniture in a newly renovated space. According to Blake, an upper wall cabinet broke free and landed on him. Blake filed suit against the owner, tenant and construction manager at the job site, asserting claims for negligence and violation...

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