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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”? by cjleclaire
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
When you have been hurt on the job, there are typically four different ways your injury can be classified: Temporary partial disability—something that is short-term and does not prevent you from being gainfully employed in some capacity Temporary total disability—something that is short-term, but...
Tesla Fatal Car Crash: NTSB Reveals Need for Safeguards by cjleclaire
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigated the Tesla fatal car crash that occurred in May of 2016. The Tesla semi-automated car driven by Joshua Brown crashed into a tractor-trailer and hit it broadside as the trailer made a left turn. More than a year later after the crash, in ...
NYC Department of Transportation Sued for Racial Discrimination by cjleclaire
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
This summer the NYC Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) faced a lawsuit for racial discrimination. The Acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney filed a lawsuit that alleged a pattern of racial discrimination and retaliation. Shot of a businessman standing in front of a window using a digital tablet Detai...
Overtime Myths in the Restaurant Industry by cjleclaire
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
Overtime myths can circulate in any line of work, and the restaurant industry is no exception. Some of the most prevalent myths deal with wages and overtime. As an employer, it is vital that you don’t fall for these myths because they could lead to unnecessary disputes, lawsuits or compliance pen...
Do You Need a Witness to a Workplace Accident? by cjleclaire
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Oct 10, 2017   |   Workers Compensation Attorneys   |   0 comments In New Jersey, if you’ve been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits to cover your disability, as well as medical expenses. But what if no one actually saw the accident? Can you still ...
Don’t Accept Business as Usual—Let Us Help You Get the Compensation You Deserve by cjleclaire
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Oct 6, 2017   |   blog ,   Queens Workers Comp Attorneys ,   Workers Compensation Attorneys When you’ve been injured on the job, you are entitled to seek disability benefits, as well as the cost of medical expenses, in a workers’ compensation claim. Unfortunately, i...
The Diverse Culture in Queens Extends to Its Restaurants, Too!! by cjleclaire
Sep 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 619 619 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s no secret that the borough of Queens is one of the most ethnically diverse communities anywhere on the planet. For anyone who loves great food and wants to try something different, it’s a virtual paradise. It probably comes as no surprise that there are more than 1,600 Italian restaurants al...
Something You May Not Have Known about Queens by cjleclaire
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
  A:   The borough derived its name from the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza, who was the queen of England when Queens as founded in 1683. Explorers and colonists had been in the area, though, for half a century before Queens was formally named, settling first around Maspeth. From its e...
How Does Your Lawyer Get Paid in a Workers’ Compensation Case? by cjleclaire
Sep 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 650 650 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Sep 20, 2017   |   Workers Compensation Attorneys ,   Workers Compensation Claims Attorney New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers When you’ve been hurt on the job, one of your first steps should be to notify your employer and file a ...
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Sep 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 637 637 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP | Sep 20, 2017 | Blog , Crane Accidents Crane accidents in the construction industry are relatively common, and this is because of the inherent dangers involved with operating cranes. In June of 2017, PIX 11 reported a crane accident in Queens, where two injured ...