September 2020

Representing the property owner and general contractor in the defense of a two related wrongful death claims involving an ironworker who fell thirty-five feet to his death, and a crane operator who was crushed to death by a falling beam, both of whom were asserting Labor Law violations, our clients were summarily awarded both contractual and common law indemnification from the steel fabrication and erection company and the plaintiff’s employer, resulting in a complete pass through of liability to those entities.