Strict Liability

Natural Gas “Blows” Causing Explosion Were Not “Abnormally Dangerous Activity”

Almost twelve years ago, an explosion ripped through a power generation facility construction project in Middletown, Connecticut, known as Kleen Energy. Six workers were killed and many more were injured. The explosion was caused by a fuel line purge… Read More
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Worker Protection and the New York Labor Law – Absolute Liability for Commonplace Missteps

A tile finisher needed a short platform to reach the top of installed bathroom tile to inspect the finished work, after toilets had been installed in a Delta Sky Club lounge. He used a “Kwik Bench” raised platform (“Heights adjusts [sic] from 1… Read More
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