Skalko v. Marshall’s Inc – Case Brief Summary (New York)

In Skalko v. Marshall's Inc., 229 AD2d 569, 646 NYS2d 140 [2nd Dept 1996], the Court held that the issue as to whether the scaffold upon which the plaintiff was working provided the proper protection was ultimately a question for the jury.

It further stated that there was a triable issue as to whether the scaffold was defective or whether the painter's injuries were actually caused by his own conduct.