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This blog by the six-time published author Jonathan Cooper, is intended to educate the general public about issues of interest, particularly innovations and changes in the law, in the areas of non-compete agreements, breach of contract matters, school negligence (and/or negligent supervision), construction accidentsslip and/or trip and fall accidentsauto accidents, and, of course, defective or dangerous products

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7/23/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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School That Loaned Ladder to Worker May Be Held Liable For Fall, NY Court Holds

Long Island, New York construction accident and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from New York's Appellate Division, Second Department holding that a school can be held liable for a worker's fall from a ladder if it knew or should have known that the ladder was defective. For additional information on how to prove a construction accident case under New York law, please see https://www.jonathancooperlaw.com/library/how-to-prove-a-construction-site-accident-case-in-new-york.cfm, or contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.

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4/27/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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NY Court Holds Safety Consultant Not Liable For Construction Site Accident

Long Island, NY construction accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a NY County trial court decision dismissing the claims against the work site safety consultant on the grounds that they did not have the right to supervise or control the plaintiff's work. For additional information on this topic, or construction accident cases in general under New York law, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

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4/21/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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The Most Formidable Defense to a New York Construction Site Accident Case

In this post, Long Island, New York construction site accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses the most formidable defense to a New York construction site accident case - that the defendant had no authority, and in fact did not, supervise or control the work that brought about the plaintiff's injury. For additional information on the elements of a construction site accident case in New York, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

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2/11/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Queens Worker Who Fell From Ladder Wins Judgment - Even Though Ladder Not Defective

In a decision that was reported in today's New York Law Journal, and handed down by a Queens trial court on February 2, a construction site worker who fell from an unsecured ladder won summary judgment on his Labor Law §240(1) claim - even though there was no proof that the ladder was defective in any way. For additional Free information on the elements of a construction site liability claim under New York law, please contact Long Island, New York construction site accident attorney Jonathan Cooper at his Nassau County office at 516.791.5700.

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2/1/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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What Types of Accidents Constitute "Repair" Work Under New York Labor Law §240(1)?

In this article, Long Island, New York construction site accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses what types of activities constitute "repair" work under New York's Labor Law §240(1) that will allow an injured worker to recover for these job-related injuries. For additional information on this topic, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com

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1/29/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Appeals Court Limits Adverse Impact of Attorney's Admission in Opening Statement

In deciding the defendants' motion to dismiss in a construction site accident case that was handed down on January 19, New York's Appellate Division, Second Department clarified what the effects are of a plaintiff's attorneys admissions that he made during his opening statement to the trial jury. For additional information on this and other topics pertaining to small business litigation, personal injury and defective products under New York law, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

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1/11/2010
Jonathan Cooper
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Why Disproving A Construction Site Accident Case Isn't So Simple Under NY Law

Published author of the Free eBook "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claims" and Long Island, New York construction site accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses the difficulties faced by defendants in disproving an injured worker's claim. For additional information on this topic and New York accident cases generally, please visit his website at www.JonathanCooperLaw.com, or contact Mr. Cooper at his Nassau County office at 516-791-5700.

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12/23/2009
Jonathan Cooper
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Construction Site Worker That Was Injured When Makeshift Pulley System Failed May Recover Damages, NY High Court Says

In a fascinating decision, New York's highest court interprets construction site worker safety statute broadly, allowing injured worker to recover for his personal injuries. For additional free information on construction site accidents and what a claimant must do to prove their injury case, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

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11/29/2009
Jonathan Cooper
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Applying Statutory Exception, NY Appeals Court Reinstates Construction Worker's Labor Law/Injury Claim

In this article, author of the Free eBook "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" discusses the criteria that the appellate court relied upon in reversing the trial court's dismissal of a construction worker's negligence case.

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11/26/2009
Jonathan Cooper
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NY Appeals Court Recognizes Important Exception To Owner's Liability For Construction Site Accident

In another installation in his series of articles on construction site accidents under New York law, Nassau County, Long Island personal injury attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses an important exception to the rules imposing liability on property owners. For additional information on this topic, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

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