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Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD? by cjleclaire
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show that many   motor vehicle accident victims also suffer from PTSD. According to the National Center fo...
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate by cjleclaire
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive either $50,000 or 1/3rd of the estate, whichever is larger. However, as set forth in an opinion from the ...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America? by cjleclaire
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 343 343 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich., No. 14-13710, 8/18/16) centered on whether a Michigan funeral home violated federal employment bia...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016 by queenshometeamkw
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 324 324 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. Despite the drop in transactions, home price increases have 2016 on track to be the best year for home...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 374 374 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the idea of designating drivers. A Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) survey done in 2014 showed: That...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits? by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 351 351 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, making less money than you were before your injury? Are you still entitled to seek workers’ compensa...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . Tracey Hejalian-Amon is the wife of a wealthy estranged husband, Swiss businessman Maurice Alin Amon...
Equal Pay for Women Issues by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safety exists in numbers. You may believe that perhaps doing what other companies do is a safe standard a...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island by cjleclaire
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle for numerous Long Islanders. However, many boaters are complacent, and don’t take precautions or boati...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work? by cjleclaire
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a personal injury suffered on the job. The answer, as is often the case, is that it depends. If your emp...