40Labor Law Violation – $250,000 Settlement for a Window Installer Who Fell from Ladder he Knowingly Improperly Placed
- April 23, 2014
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The plaintiff, a window installer, was seriously injured when he fell from an A-frame ladder which he improperly placed at the work site. He fractured his right wrist and subsequently underwent surgical repair involving pins and screws. Despite his failure to follow proper workplace procedures, Personal Injury Lawyers at Antin, Ehrlich, and Epstein represented the plaintiff and obtain a $250,000 settlement on his behalf.
Jeffrey S. Antin, Esq., in his persuasive moving papers, convinced the court that despite the plaintiff’s role in causing the accident, the defendant nevertheless violated section 240 (1) of New York’s Labor Law, and that violation mandated a finding of negligence.