Go to navigation Go to content
Toll-Free: (888) 497-3410
Phone: 516.791.5700
Law Offices of Jonathan M. Cooper

New York Noncompete, Trade Secret & School Negligence Blog

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

For additional information on any of these topics, readers are encouraged to download these FREE e-books:

 


9/13/2012
Jonathan
Comments (0)

Chuppah Deemed a "Structure" Under NY Labor Law, Says Appeals Court

In a unanimous decision, a NY appeals court held that a chuppah is a "structure" for purposes of NY's Labor Law, allowing an injured worker to recover.

Category: Keyword Search: worksite accident

8/28/2012
Jonathan Cooper
Comments (0)

NY Appeals Court Holds Floor Water Not a Dangerous Worksite Condition

In a split opinion, a majority of a NY appeals court held that a water condition on the floor of a worksite was not a dangerous condition for which liability could attach.

Category: Keyword Search: worksite accident

8/27/2012
Jonathan Cooper
Comments (0)

When an Owner Is (Or Isn't) Vicariously Liable tor a NY Worksite Injury

Long Island, NY worksite accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses when an owner is - or isn't - vicariously liable for an accident under NY law.

Category: Keyword Search: worksite accident

8/26/2012
Jonathan Cooper
Comments (0)

NY Court: 12" Height Insufficient To Trigger Labor Law 240 Liability

In a decision that was handed down August 14, a NY Appeals court held that a 12" height differential was insufficient to trigger NY Labor Law 240(1) liability.

Category: Keyword Search: worksite accident

3/7/2010
Jonathan Cooper
Comments (0)

Kings County Court Dismisses Worker's Accident Claim - And Disregards Jury's Verdict

In a decision from a Kings County court that is scheduled to appear in tomorrow's edition of the New York Law Journal, the plaintiff worker's injury claim was dismissed - even though the jury had found in his favor. For additional information on what you need to prove in order to win a worksite accident case, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com, or contact Long Island, New York construction site accident attorney Jonathan Cooper at his Nassau County office at 516.791.5700.

Category: Keyword Search: worksite accident

2/14/2010
Jonathan Cooper
Comments (0)

Worker Injured At Closed Construction Site Not Entitled to Recover, Queens Court Holds

In a decision that was handed down last week, a Queens County trial court held that a construction site worker is not entitled to recover for his personal injuries when he was working there without authorization. For additional information on construction site accidents and how they are analyzed under New York law, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com.

Category: Keyword Search: worksite accident

2/4/2010
Jonathan Cooper
Comments (0)

The Most Important Exception To Owner/Contractor Liability For Worksite Accidents in NY

Although much has been written about the automatic, or near-automatic, liability of an owner or contractor for a worker's injuries that were sustained at a construction or worksite that resulted from a gravity-related danger or due to their failure to furnish the worker with proper safety equipment (see, e.g., "How To Prove A Construction Site Accident Case" and "Construction Accident Liability Under New York Law"), there is an important exception to this rule, which is known as "the homeowners' exemption." For additional information on this topic and other quality, Free information related construction accident cases in New York generally, please visit www.JonathanCooperLaw.com, or call Long Island Construction Site Accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper directly at his office at 516.791.5700.

Category: Keyword Search: worksite accident

1/13/2010
Jonathan Cooper
Comments (0)

Bronx Construction Site Worker Wins Summary Judgment on NY Labor Law 240(1) Claim

Applying the Court of Appeals' (New York State's highest court) recent decision in Runner v. New York Stock Exchange, a Bronx judge recently awarded judgment as a matter of law to the surviving family of a construction worker on his personal injury and wrongful death claim. For additional information on construction site accidents under New York law, please visit Jonathan Cooper's website at www.JonathanCooperLaw.com

Category: Keyword Search: worksite accident

1/11/2010
Jonathan Cooper
Comments (0)

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.

Category: Keyword Search: worksite accident