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New York Construction Accident Law- Construction Worker Granted Summary Judgment on 240(1) Claim

On July 31, 2012, our partner, Christopher L. Sallay, was granted summary judgment in a New York Construction accident case pursuant to §240(1) of the New York State Labor Law against the general contractor for the construction project.

On October 26, 2008, the plaintiff, a painter, susstained injury when the baker scaffold on which he was working shifted due to unlocked wheels resulting in him losing his balance and fall feet first to the floor, approximately 4-6 feet.

The plaintiff sustained a severe calcaneal fracture to his right foot which required surgery in which he doctors inserted 15 screws and 3 plates into his heel. He now walks with the assistance of a cane most of the time and has not gone back to work since the accident.

This matter will now proceed to trial on damages only.

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The New York Construction Accident Attorneys at Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf have years of experience representing construction workers who have suffered injury and /or death in construction accidents in New York.