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A New York appellate court upheld a finding that a commercial general liability insurance carrier had an obligation to provide a defense to a roofing contractor who was sued by a subcontractor’s injured employee.
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California’s 2nd District Court of Appeal refused to reinstate a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress filed by an attorney disbarred earlier this year for not abiding the terms of his probat...Read More
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A contractor agreed to pay $280,000 in penalties for safety violations that resulted in the death of a worker, and an additional $12,500 for misclassifying the worker as an independent contractor.
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The owner of a New Jersey construction company has been cited for exposing workers to alleged hazards at a Philadelphia job site, including allowing employees to work on a scaffold that was too close to power lines.
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An Ohio appellate court overturned a worker’s award of enhanced benefits after he lost both legs because of a warehouse accident, finding his employer could not be held liable for the violation of a specific safety regulation.
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An Ohio appellate court overturned a trial judge’s order enforcing a settlement agreement for death benefits in the absence of evidence that all parties to the claim consented to the terms laid out in the entry of judgment.
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A New York appellate court overturned a worker’s grant of summary judgment on a Labor Law claim, finding the conflicting accounts of his alleged accident had given rise to a triable question about his credibility.