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Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Recovers $700,000 in a Settlement Prior to Trial by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1032 1032 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP recovered $700,000 for a 43-year-old Asian male sign installer in a settlement prior to trial. The sign installer fell from a 16-foot extension ladder at a renovation site while he was removing a 20-foot-long sign from the building. He suffered from a fractured ankl...
Surrogate Court Gives Lifetime Promise Priority Over Will by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 794 794 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most common way to transfer property upon death in the State of New York is through a valid will or trust.   What happens, though, if you’ve entered into a binding contract to transfer certain property to a specific beneficiary under you will, but the terms of the document convey it t...
Job Termination: What Should You Know? by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 368 368 recommendations | email to a friend
Frequently Asked Questions About Job Termination Deciding to fire or layoff an employee is often a tough decision. Sometimes employees have adverse reactions and retaliate if they believe the termination was unjust. Here are some answers to common questions about termination provided by the   New...
Jamie Lynn Macchia, From Miss New York To The Campaign For #MoreThan4: A Young Woman On The Path Of Success. by Milano52
Feb 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 364 364 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Jamie Lynn Macchia is a 26-year-old Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wagner College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Arts Administration and Marketing. While in attendance, she was a Competitive Dance Team member, Alpha Omicron Pi sorority sister, and part of ...
Court Limits Scope of Release Involving Estate and Trust Accounting by cjleclaire
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 783 783 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston   |   Feb 7, 2018   |   Estate Administration It’s pretty common procedure for a fiduciary to a trust to obtain a release, with the objective of waiving the fiduciary’s obligation to provide an accounting of the assets of the estate and trust. A recent opinion from the Surroga...
HELPING RESTAURANT OWNERS NAVIGATE THE NEW YORK LABOR LAWS by cjleclaire
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 689 689 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Feb 7, 2018 |   Employment Defense Attorney FAQ for Restaurant Owners For restaurant owners, who are busy running their day-to-day business, New York Labor laws can seem like an added burden. Having access to a NY employment defense lawyer is often vital to navigate the l...
When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Law Firm to Handle Your Accident Case? by cjleclaire
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been in an accident and suffered serious injury, there is a good likelihood that you have considerable expenses involved with your recovery — hospital bills, doctor bills, rehabilitation and possibly even future disability, more surgeries and more bills. It is important to understand ...
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 664 664 recommendations | email to a friend
Anti-Harassment Policies and Complaint Procedures Your employment attorney can assist you with the wording for an anti-harassment policy, especially if you are currently dealing with harassment issues in your business and are seeking legal counsel. Writing Anti-Harassment Policies What should you...
What Are Weather Related Accidents? by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 351 351 recommendations | email to a friend
Weather related accidents are something to be concerned about, and statistics back up this fact. According to the   U.S. Department of Transportation , weather related crashes are accidents that take place in harmful weather conditions (rain, sleet, snow, fog, severe crosswinds or blowing sand/sn...
Is Workers’ Compensation the Only Source of Recovery for a Work Injury? by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 653 653 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens | New York City | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Under the workers’ compensation in New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have the right to pursue benefits through a workers’ compensation claim. In many instances, it will be your exclusive remedy—in other wor...