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Why Should New York Keep its Scaffolding Law?

While every state has its own laws, some take a different legal stance than most of the nation when it comes to work performed at elevated heights. Much to the dismay of insurance companies, construction company owners and general contractors, such states have laws that hold them strictly liable when their lack of safety measures… Read More »

Frankie Flora’s Bill to Create Strict Liability for Dog Bites

A bill in the New York State Senate proposes to create a higher level of dog owner liability in cases of dog bites. Submitted by State Senators Gipson and Breslin, the new law would create a strict liability regime in which dog owners would be liable for the medical costs of a person injured by… Read More »