56 Cited authorities

  1. Vega v. Restani Constr. Corp.

    2012 N.Y. Slip Op. 1148 (N.Y. 2012)   Cited 1,662 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Affirming denial of summary judgment
  2. Ross v. Curtis-Palmer

    81 N.Y.2d 494 (N.Y. 1993)   Cited 2,934 times
    Holding that plaintiff's "§ 241 claim must fail because of the inadequacy of his allegations regarding the regulations defendants purportedly breached"
  3. Blake v. Neighborhood Hous. Serv. of N.Y.C.

    1 N.Y.3d 280 (N.Y. 2003)   Cited 1,415 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "an accident alone does not establish a Labor Law § 240 violation"
  4. Rocovich v. Consol Edison Co.

    78 N.Y.2d 509 (N.Y. 1991)   Cited 1,451 times
    Holding that "[i]t is an accepted rule that all parts of a statute are intended to be given effect and that a statutory construction which renders one part meaningless should be avoided"
  5. Runner v. New York Stock Exchange

    2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 9310 (N.Y. 2009)   Cited 720 times   20 Legal Analyses
    In Runner, the Court found that § 240(1) did apply to a circumstance where the plaintiff was injured while moving an 800-pound reel of wire down 4 steps, which the court found to be a "physically significant elevation differential.
  6. Narducci v. Manhasset Bay Assoc

    96 N.Y.2d 259 (N.Y. 2001)   Cited 886 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Affirming summary judgment where falling glass injured plaintiff because material was not being hoisted nor was it part of a load that required securing for purposes of the work being undertaken
  7. Sillman v. Twentieth Century-Fox

    3 N.Y.2d 395 (N.Y. 1957)   Cited 4,925 times
    Finding that provision prohibited assignments when the provision stated, in part, that "neither party hereto shall assign this agreement . . . without the prior written consent of the other party," and "that [defendant] shall not be required to recognize any assignments; and that if [defendant] shall receive notice of the existence of any assignment, it shall have the right to withhold payments until the assignment is cancelled or withdrawn"
  8. Robinson v. East Medical Center

    2006 N.Y. Slip Op. 2457 (N.Y. 2006)   Cited 395 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Affirming summary judgment where eight-foot ladders were available and adequate to prevent plaintiff's injuries because the sole proximate cause of plaintiff's injuries was his misuse of a six-foot ladder
  9. Wilinski v. 334 East 92nd Hous. Dev. Fund Corp.

    2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 7477 (N.Y. 2011)   Cited 328 times   9 Legal Analyses
    In Wilinski, the plaintiff was injured when demolition debris fell from a wall near the plaintiff's work site causing two ten-foot high unsecured metal pipes to topple onto him from a height of about four feet.
  10. Ortiz v. Varsity Holdings, LLC

    2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 9161 (N.Y. 2011)   Cited 274 times
    In Ortiz, the plaintiff was injured when he was taking debris from a building under demolition and placing it in a dumpster outside.
  11. Section 23-1.7 - Protection from general hazards

    N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. tit. 12 § 23-1.7   Cited 1,346 times   51 Legal Analyses
    Relating to slipping hazards