Welder Can't Escape Suit Over 2008 NYC Crane Collapse

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 1:56 PM EST) -- A New York judge on Monday absolved a metal weld testing firm of liability for work on a crane that collapsed on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in 2008, but declined to do the same for a welding contractor, saying it might have committed to examine the shoddy components blamed for the disaster.

In twin orders dated March 3, New York Supreme Court judge Manuel J. Mendez denied summary judgment to Brady Marine Repair Co. Inc., which did welding work on the collapsed New York...
To view the full article, register now.