New York recently enacted legislation known as Carlos’ Law, which increases penalties for corporate liability for the death of, or serious injury to, an employee. The bill, S.621B / A.4947B, was named after Carlos Moncayo, a construction worker killed in a trench collapse on a New York City construction project. Moncayo’s employer repeatedly flouted safety
Cyber Insurance for the Construction Industry
Cyber-crime is an increasingly prominent threat to many industries, and construction is no exception. With the growing use of digital technologies in what was once a primarily “offline” industry, cyber-attacks can pose a significant threat at every level of the construction industry. The construction industry routinely handles sensitive information that is of value to cybercriminals…
Key Legal Considerations for Modular Construction Contracts
Below is an excerpt of an article published in Construction Executive on April 15, 2021.
Modular construction is literally on the rise. It is rapidly displacing traditional stick-built construction for new commercial, industrial and residential buildings. Over the past decade, an increasing number of health care, education facilities and apartment buildings have been built using…
Note to “Additional Insureds” Relying on Builders’ Risk Insurance: Federal Court Decision Evaluates Extent of Coverage
The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts has provided construction project owners, developers, general contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, and vendors with a helpful reminder about obtaining effective additional insurance coverage on construction projects.
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