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Court Grants Summary Judgment for Worker Hit by Falling Plywood

By WorkCompCentral

Monday, February 11, 2019 | 418 | 0 | 4 min read

A New York appellate court ruled that a worker was entitled to summary judgment on his Labor Law claim for injuries from a falling piece of plywood. Case: Passos v. Noble Construction Group, No. 2016-11125, 02/06/2019, published. Facts: Roberto Passos worked for Genuine Construction Services. Genuine was hired to perform work at a building in Brooklyn owned by SM Wythe. While Genuine workers were disassembling a concrete formwork, a 4-by-8-foot plywood sheet fell onto Passos, knocking him to the ground. Procedural history: Passos filed a Labor Law claim against SM Wythe. Passos moved ...

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