New York’s ‘Scaffold Law’ may be altered to place larger burden on workers

June 26, 2013 |

New York's Scaffold Law, which “places the burden of responsibility on the contractor to prove that the job site was safe for workers,” could be facing a major change.

State legislators have proposed an amendment that would add language requiring juries to consider the actions of workers in weighing injury lawsuits.

(http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/change-construction-law-puts-bu...)

 

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