Download original article. One of the biggest sources of litigation involving owners of residential and commercial property in New York emanates from what is known as the “Scaffold Law” (Labor Law § 240(1)). This statute affords protection to construction site workers who are exposed to the risks of working at elevated heights. See Blake v..
This article appeared in the November 1st 2004 issue of The New Jersey Law Journal Download Article Many litigators can relate to the following scenario: A client contacts you to say that he has received an adverse award as a respondent in an arbitration proceeding and asks what you can do to vacate the award..
Download original article from The New York Law Journal. When a private developer embarks upon a construction project, an important up-front decision centers on which delivery system to employ to construct the project. Many owners prefer to retain a single general contractor whose responsibility is to build the entire project. Others elect to hire a.
This article was published in The Bergen Barrister, Winter 2001. It is not an unfamiliar scenario: in the middle of a construction project, the owner is presented with one or more change order by its contractor who believes that certain work the contractor has been directed to perform is beyond the scope of its original.