Can homeowners be held responsible for injuries that may occur to contractors while work is being done on their property? Many homeowners love new home face-lifts, but did they ever think what a dangerous home improvement job consisted of? Well, what happens if a contractor is injured while working? Who is responsible for their medical costs?
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Owners of New York based construction businesses are more likely to be mindful of construction law issues relating to contract performance and defective work. Many however are unaware they are also under increasing risks of liability in compliance with newly enacted requirements under New York Employment and Labor Laws.
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Content: Long Island Construction Law did not create this content. This article was written by The Associated Press, and was published to the Long Island Business News on April 16th, 2020.
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Content: Long Island Construction Law did not create this content. This article was written by The Associated Press, and was published to the Long Island Business News on March 18th, 2020.
New home construction fell again in February, but not as much as the previous month. Those declines follow a December surge which had pushed home construction to the highest level in 13 years. Builders started construction on 1.60 million homes at a seasonally adjusted annual rate, a decline of 1.5% from 1.62 million units in January, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday.
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Long Island Construction Law did not create this content. This article was written by David Winzelberg, and was published to the Long Island Business News on April 25th, 2019.
The number of New York-area construction starts rose last month, rebounding after three straight months of declines.
There were about $3.9 billion in construction starts in the New York area last month, 40 percent more than the $2.79 billion in construction starts recorded in March 2018, according to the latest report from Dodge Data & Analytics.
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