NY Court Cuts Back On Runner Doctrine

Law360, New York (August 20, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT) -- On Aug. 1, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York issued a decision that restricted the recent trend of expanding the applicability of New York State's Labor Law Section 240(1) to construction site injuries, based upon the New York State Court of Appeals' prior decision in Runner v. New York Stock Exchange.

In Diaz v. Globalfoundries U.S. Inc., the court granted summary judgment and dismissed the claim for a violation of Labor Law 240(1) against the defendant premises owner and general contractor, finding that the Runner doctrine did not apply to the facts of the matter. While numerous...

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