Jeff Bezos and 1055 Bronx River Ave (Getty, Google Maps)Amazon has leased a 200,000-square-foot warehouse in the Bronx that was previously used by its rival Jet.com.The e-commerce giant has inked a deal for all the space at 1055 Bronx River Avenue along the Bruckner Expressway in Soundview, according to Business Insider. It plans to use the space as a new delivery station. Prologis purchased the building in 2016 for about $30 million.Jet.com previously leased the building, but the company, which is owned by Walmart, stopped working in it last year after giving up on its effort to break into the city’s grocery delivery business. Walmart abandoned the Jet.com brand last month, saying the company had done its job by augmenting Walmart’s online business.Industrial real estate is one of the few sectors that has held up relatively well amid the pandemic, and this is just the latest major lease Amazon has landed in New York City this year. The company inked a 450,000-square-foot lease for a Staten Island warehouse in January and a roughly 300,000-square-foot lease at Rentar Plaza in Queens in February. [Business Insider] – Eddie SmallADVERTISEMENT This content is for subscribers only.Subscribe Now
Jury instructions for intentional torts as an exception to the exclusive remedy of workers’ compensation May 1, 2008 Regular News Jury instructions for intentional torts as an exception to the exclusive remedy of workers’ compensation The Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases proposes new instructions for intentional torts as an exception to the exclusive remedy of workers’ compensation. Instruction 414.5 is based on section 440.11, Florida Statutes. These instructions are proposed as part of the overall reorganization of the book and they follow the format used in the proposed reorganized book (see Notice published on April 15). The table of contents for this section appears below to illustrate how this instruction fits into the new proposed format. Comments are invited. Provide comments on instruction 414.5 separately from comments on other aspects of the proposed book reorganization. After reviewing all comments, the committee may submit its proposal to the Supreme Court. Send all comments concerning these proposed changes to Tracy Raffles Gunn, Committee Chair, Fowler White Boggs Banker, 501 East Kennedy Blvd. Suite 1700, Tampa 33602 or e-mail comments to or fax them to her at (813) 229-8313. Comments must be received by May 30 to ensure that they are considered by the committee . 414 INTENTIONAL TORT AS AN EXCEPTION TO EXCLUSIVE REMEDY OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION 414.1 Introduction 414.2 Summary of Claims 414.3 Clear and Convincing Evidence 414.4 Legal Cause 414.5 Issues on Claim 414.6 Burden of Proof ( a) engaged in conduct that (Defendant) knew, based upon [prior similar accidents] [or] [explicit warnings specifically identifying a known danger], was virtually certain to result in death or injury to (Claimant); and(b) (Claimant) was not aware of the risk because the danger was not apparent; and(c) (Defendant) deliberately concealed or misrepresented the danger so as to prevent (Claimant) from exercising an informed judgment; and, if so, whether that conduct was a legal cause of [loss] [injury] [or] [damage] to (Claimant).