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National Origin and Race Discrimination and Retaliation: EEOC Sues Long Island Company by cjleclaire
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 455 455 recommendations | email to a friend
Claims of national origin and race discrimination along with retaliation were the basis of an EEOC lawsuit brought against a Long Island Company headquartered in Massapequa, NY in August 2017. A&F Fire Protection Co, Inc. is a sprinkler installation company that allegedly violated federal law by ...
Are You at Risk for Reduced Workers Compensation? by cjleclaire
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Sep 11, 2017   |   Workers Compensation Attorneys The new workers compensation rules could put you at risk, yes. New York unions are fighting proposed workers comp rules that could dramatically reduce your amount of compensation as an injured work. This is especiall...
Hurricane Irma | How Vital Buses Are Before and After Hurricanes by cjleclaire
Sep 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Irma | How Vital Buses Are Before and After Hurricanes September 6, 2017 Bus Rental ,     Florida Governor Rick Scott issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency in all 67 counties within the State of Florida, due to Hurricane Irma. He also requested that President Trump de...
Investigation into the Cause of Long Island Train/Car Crash Accident by cjleclaire
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
The National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) released its findings in July for the investigation into a train wreck where a Metro-North Railroad train hit an SUV in 2015. According to   The New York Times   , the driver of the SUV, Ellen Brody, 49, got out of her vehicle to inspect it after ...
DEFAMATION – The Ground Rules and How They Played Out in Sarah Palin’s Lawsuit against the New York Times by cjleclaire
Aug 31, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Can’t People Sue…… Anytime the Media Says Something Obviously False About Them? Because the U.S. Supreme Court has placed severe restrictions on libel lawsuits  since 1964 [1]   because it would be a restriction of the right to freedom of the press under the First Amendment. [2]   Obviously, ...
How Can You Find Out What Federal Employment Laws Apply to Your Business? by cjleclaire
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
Running your own business can feel overwhelming when you get a glimpse of all the laws that affect your operation. It is smart for business owners to consult with an employment attorney to ensure handbooks, contracts, non-disclosure agreements and other legal documents are in order. Even so, ther...
Will I Be Prevented from Recovering Workers’ Compensation Benefits if It’s an Old Injury? by cjleclaire
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
Can I Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Aggravation of a Pre-Existing Injury? When you have sustained an injury in a work-related accident, you typically have a right to seek benefits through the New York workers’ compensation system. But what if you had a pre-existing injury that was aggrav...
The Endless Attractions in Queens by cjleclaire
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
Enjoy One of the World’s Most Diverse Cities If you live in the New York City metropolitan area, you know there’s no place like the borough of Queens. With more than two million residents, it trails only Los Angeles, Chicago and neighboring borough Brooklyn among the largest cities in the country...
Helping You Better Understand Your Rights When You Have Been Injured on the Job by cjleclaire
Aug 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
When you have been hurt at work, you have a right to seek workers’ compensation benefits, designed to cover lost wages, as well as any medical expenses resulting from the injury. But the workers’ compensation laws can be confusing and complex. You may not know your rights or where you start to ge...
What Losses Does a Workers’ Compensation Cover? by cjleclaire
Aug 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 323 323 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP When you have been injured at work, your injuries can extend beyond the obvious ones. What happens if you slip and fall, breaking a bone, but also shattering your glasses or a tooth? What if your injury leaves a permanent scar? What types of losses does a workers’ compens...