Capital Tonight: AGC Counterpunches Trial Lawyers

Capital Tonight’s State of Politics Blog recently shared a post highlighting ACG’s rebuttal to a recent ad by the New York State Trial Lawyers against reforming the antiquated ‘Scaffold Law’.

“The Associated General Contractors are blasting the New York State Trial Lawyers Association over the campaign to reform the state’s Scaffold Law.

In a letter to state lawmakers, AGC says the trial lawyers’ ad was so “inaccurate and intelluctually dishonest” that it merited a responses.
The Trial Lawyers’ ad, which first appeared in City and State, is below.

AGC is part of a coalition trying to overhaul the state’s Scaffold Law, which holds businesses responsible for an accident that occurs on scaffolding, multistoried buildings or an elevator or stairway”.

Click here to read full post and see both ads


To Learn more about the Scaffold Law and how you can help, visit!


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