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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