Malverne builder faces manslaughter i...

Malverne builder faces manslaughter in wall collapse

There are 5 comments on the Newsday story from Jun 12, 2008, titled Malverne builder faces manslaughter in wall collapse. In it, Newsday reports that:

William Lattarulo had a simple reply for his laborers when they became concerned about a possible cave-in at his Brooklyn construction site in March, according to investigators: "Don't worry about it." But now ...

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George Bushwacked

Miller Place, NY

#1 Jun 12, 2008
I wonder if this employer hired this illegal from a "hiring site" then they should sue all the politicians that endorsed that site. You need something done in this country you should be going to those collecting unemployment from this country. If somebody is hiring somebody illegally they are compromising many other ways they run there business. We can't keep going on this way as a country.
Loyal Democrat

Wantagh, NY

#2 Jun 12, 2008
We need to protect workers from greedy business owners such as this.

We also need to protect individuals who are likely to be subjected to these conditions by securing our borders.

William Lattarulo is not the only one guilty of this mans death.

Each one of us are also guilty, for continuing to allow people to come here illegally and thus subjecting them to just this type of situation.

We owe it to the victim to secure our borders to ensure that no other individual is subjected to what amounts to slave labor, and the dangerous working conditions that follow.
jake

Center Moriches, NY

#3 Jun 12, 2008
You know if this guy was cutting corners to save 90K even if it was dangerous, you have to wonder about all his other constuction jobs. I'm sure all thise he hired was underpaid, no benefits, no health insurance. I'm sure all illegal immigrants who won't complain. Send this guy packing to Sing Sing. Maybe he can learn how to build a sandbox there without killing somebody.
mister hard driver

Huntington, NY

#5 Jun 12, 2008
{He castigated the city for holding news conferences instead of inspecting work sites}--- from the defense lawyer, of course. So if the city would have inspected his worksite this would not have happened???
Stuart

Haworth, NJ

#6 Jun 12, 2008
"He castigated the city for holding news conferences instead of inspecting work sites"

How about he castigate his client to obey the law instead of taking shortcuts to save money at the risk of endangering the lives of his workers.

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