Injury-liability law responsible for higher construction insurance cost in New York

A state law holds builders solely liable for accidents

Image: khunaspix via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Image: khunaspix via FreeDigitalPhotos.net
March 03, 2014

Construction contractors and developers in New York state face $3 billion more in costs and 667 more accidents per year because of a state law that holds builders solely liable for such accidents, according to a study commissioned by the New York Civil Justice Institute.

Opponents of the law say it results in higher construction insurance costs.

(http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20140219/REAL_ESTATE/140219844/obscure-law-drives-up-building-costs)

         
 

Comments on: "Injury-liability law responsible for higher construction insurance cost in New York"