INSIGHTS: New York City

What is New York's Scaffold Law?

If you work in construction, you know that taking safety measures is extremely important - particularly if you work at elevated heights. Recognizing that many workers have to do their jobs on ladders, scaffolds, and using hoists, New York has a law that specifies these [...]

New York City Industrial Code Violations Accidents

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries in New York. According to the New York City Department of Health, construction-related fatalities are five times higher than all other industries in the city.[...]

Landlord Liability for Apartment Building Injuries

Landlord Liability for Apartment Building Injuries

Landlords must ensure that the apartment buildings and the premises they own and maintain are kept in a reasonably safe condition. This obligation extends to tenants, their guests, and others who have permission to enter the property. However [...]