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Stebbins Discusses Scaffold Law At STBA Meeting

March 25, 2013

The Southern Tier Builders Association recently met at Moonbrook Country Club and discussed a topic which is troubling builders across the state: the New York Scaffold Law. According to www....

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Mar-25-13 7:42 AM

Reason # 1034 to leave NYS

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Mar-25-13 4:00 PM

This is a very dangerous law, one that is laying the guaranteed golden egg for the legal community because of the 'strict liability' factor favoring the plaintiff so strongly. One fact that Mr. Stebbins did not elaborate on is that every commercial building owner is equally held liable even though they do not control the contractor's actions or those of his employees and sub-contractors. Good luck in trying to convince Albany to do away with the law because the NYS Trial Lawyers Assoc. has too strong a hold on the legislators, most of whom are lawyers themselves.

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Mar-26-13 7:13 AM

Don't leave the beautiful in the right people helps.

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