New York Daily News: Building Up Costs

LRANY’s Adam Morey recently had a letter published in the New York Daily News in response to a piece opposing changes to the Scaffold Law.

An excerpt:

“The Scaffold Law has nothing to do with safety and everything to do with enriching trial lawyers, no matter what Voicer Gary La Barbera says. A Cornell study peer-reviewed by the National Academies concluded that the law significantly increases the rate of construction site injuries. Despite La Barbera’s attempt to paint the opposition as shills for the insurance industry, the reform coalition includes advocates as diverse as the School Boards Association, Conference of Mayors and Habitat for Humanity.” 

Read Full Letter Here

 

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