The trial judge had decided that summary judgment was not proper because a jury had to decide if the defendants were required to provide more protection than the ladder itself where, as here, the crane operator had slipped off its rungs.
The Appellate Division, First Department found that the failure to provide protection from his falling risk was enough to entitle him to summary judgment.
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