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Are You at Risk for Reduced Workers Compensation? by cjleclaire
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 419 419 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...
Investigation into the Cause of Long Island Train/Car Crash Accident by cjleclaire
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 587 587 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 | 6 6 comments | 659 659 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 | 1 1 comments | 377 377 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 | 425 425 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 | 430 430 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 | 424 424 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 | 397 397 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...
Some Thing You May Not Have Known about Queens by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 556 556 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens—it’s the largest of the five boroughs of New York in terms of sheer geographical expanse, and, with nearly 2.5 million residents, it would be the 4th largest city in the nation if the five boroughs were separate cities (behind Los Angeles, Chicago and neighboring borough Brooklyn, in case ...
The James Damore Google Memo Firing and Its Legal Consequences – It Could Potentially Blaze New Trails in Constitutional Law by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 832 832 recommendations | email to a friend
James Damore is the Google software engineer who wrote the “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” Memo , arguing that genetics are the primary reason why software engineering is dominated by men . Stated that way, his position sounds very sexist, but, in fairness to him, he does not say that women ...