Burns v Lecesse Constr. Servs. LLC

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Burns v Lecesse Constr. Servs. LLC 2015 NY Slip Op 05792 Decided on July 2, 2015 Appellate Division, Fourth Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.

Decided on July 2, 2015 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
PRESENT: SCUDDER, P.J., CENTRA, PERADOTTO, LINDLEY, AND WHALEN, JJ.
245 CA 14-01126

[*1]JEFFERY BURNS, PLAINTIFF-RESPONDENT,

v

LECESSE CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LLC, DUKES PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT, LLC, THE MILLS HIGH FALLS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FUND COMPANY, INC., U.S. CEILING CORP., URBAN LEAGUE OF ROCHESTER, NY, INC., DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS, AND PRO CARPET, INC., DEFENDANT. ————————————————————————— PRO CARPET, INC., THIRD-PARTY PLAINTIFF-APPELLANT, JEFFERY W. BURNS, DOING BUSINESS AS BURNS FLOORING, THIRD-PARTY DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT. (APPEAL NO. 2.)



BURDEN, GULISANO & HICKEY, LLC, BUFFALO (PHILIP M. GULISANO OF COUNSEL), FOR DEFENDANTS-APPELLANTS LECESSE CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LLC, THE MILLS HIGH FALLS HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FUND COMPANY, INC. AND URBAN LEAGUE OF ROCHESTER, NY, INC.

RUPP, BAASE, PFALZGRAF, CUNNINGHAM & COPPOLA LLC, ROCHESTER (MATTHEW A. LENHARD OF COUNSEL), FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLANT DUKES PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT, LLC.

LIPPMAN O'CONNOR, BUFFALO (ROBERT H. FLYNN OF COUNSEL), FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLANT U.S. CEILING CORP.

GOERGEN, MANSON & MCCARTHY, BUFFALO (KELLY J. PHILIPS OF COUNSEL), FOR THIRD-PARTY PLAINTIFF-APPELLANT.

TREVETT CRISTO SALZER & ANDOLINA, P.C., ROCHESTER (DANIEL P. DEBOLT OF COUNSEL), FOR THIRD-PARTY DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT.



Appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Monroe County (J. Scott Odorisi, J.), entered May 30, 2014. The order, insofar as appealed from, adhered to the prior order denying that part of the motion of defendant Dukes Property Development, LLC, and that part of the cross motion of defendant U.S. Ceiling Corp., seeking summary judgment dismissing the Labor Law § 241 (6) claim against them.

It is hereby ORDERED that said appeals by defendants Lecesse Construction Services LLC, The Mills High Falls Housing Development Fund Company, Inc. and Urban League of Rochester, NY, Inc. and defendant-third-party plaintiff Pro Carpet, Inc. are unanimously dismissed without costs, and the order insofar as appealed from is reversed on the law without costs, those parts of the motion of defendant Dukes Property Development, LLC and the cross [*2]motion of defendant U.S. Ceiling Corp. with respect to the Labor Law § 241 (6) claim are granted, and that claim is dismissed against them.

Same memorandum as in Burns v Lecesse Constr. Servs. LLC ([appeal No. 1] ___ AD3d ___ [July 2, 2015]).

Entered: July 2, 2015

Frances E. Cafarell

Clerk of the Court