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  • Construction Worker Falls from Ladder at Brooklyn Site, Seriously Hurt Long Island, NY construction site accident lawyer discusses a recent worksite tragedy from today's news.
  • Worksite Owner Maybe Liable for Dust That Falls Into Worker's Eye: NY Court Long Island, NY construction site accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case holding owner maybe liable for dust falling into a workers' eye.
  • Queens Worker Who Fell From Unsecured Ladder Wins Labor Law Claim Long Island & Queens, NY construction site accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision granting judgment to a worker who fell from a ladder.
  • After Worker Falls Through Elevator Ceiling, Queens Court Holds Contractor Absolutely Liable There are still cases where NY's courts will hold a contractor absolutely liable for a construction site accident. Here's one. For more info, call 516-791-5700.
  • Why New York's Work Site Safety Laws Target Developers Author of the Free Guide to New York Accident Cases, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens, New York construction accident and work site accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses how a developer with a long history of shoddy work highlights the reason that the legislature pins liability for these unsafe work sites on developers. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • Brokaws Dismissed from Brooklyn Scaffold Accident Case Published author of "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island & Queens construction accident and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from a Brooklyn court that dismissed a scaffold accident case against celebrity Tom Brokaw and his family. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at his Nassau County office at 516-791-5700.
  • NY Appeals Court Holds Tractor-Trailer Driver Solely At Fault For His Own Injury Author of the Free NY Accident Guide, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim" (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island, New York construction site accident and personal injury attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from one of New York's appellate courts that dismissed the NY Labor Law claims of a tractor-trailer driver. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • How Some NY Construction Site Owners Lose Winnable Negligence Cases Published author of the Free book, "Why Most Accident Victims Do Not Recover the Full Value of Their Claim," (www.TheNewYorkAccidentBook.com), Long Island and Queens Construction Accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper reviews a recent decision from one of New York's appellate courts that highlights how some construction site owners lose negligence cases that might otherwise have been won. For additional information on this topic, please contact Jonathan Cooper directly at 516-791-5700.
  • NY Labor Law 240(1) Not Limited to Falling Worker; Also Covers Injuries From Falling Devices, Court Holds Long Island/Queens, New York construction accident attorney Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from a New York County trial court holding that New York's Labor Laws protect not only those workers injured as the result of a fall from an elevation, but those who are injured as the result of a falling object at a worksite. For additional information on how to prove a construction site 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.
  • Suffolk Court Highlights Split Between NY Courts In Construction Site Accident Cases Long Island, New York construction accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision that was handed down from a Suffolk County trial court that highlighted a difference of opinion among the different courts in New York regarding whether employers and building owners can be held liable for injuries related to a fall from an affixed ladder at a work site. 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.
  • Intoxicated NY House Painter Falls Off His Own Ladder - and Sues Long Island, New York construction accident and personal injury lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent case where a painter that was drunk fell off his own ladder - and then sued for his personal injuries. For additional information on how to prove a construction site 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.
  • Injured Cement Truck Driver Covered by NY Labor Law 240(1), Court Holds Long Island, New York construction accident lawyer Jonathan Cooper discusses a recent decision from New York's Appellate Division, Second Department holding that a cement truck driver who was injured more than 100' from a construction site was still entitled to recover for his personal injuries under New York's worker safety statutes. For additional information on how to prove a construction site accident claim 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.