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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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 be...
Tesla Fatal Car Crash: NTSB Reveals Need for Safeguards
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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-trail...
NYC Department of Transportation Sued for Racial Discrimination
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 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 discriminati...
Overtime Myths in the Restaurant Industry
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 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 do...
Do You Need a Witness to a Workplace Accident?
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 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 d...
Don’t Accept Business as Usual—Let Us Help You Get the Compensation You Deserve
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 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 b...
The Diverse Culture in Queens Extends to Its Restaurants, Too!!
Sep 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 594 594 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 virt...
Something You May Not Have Known about Queens
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 571 571 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, th...
How Does Your Lawyer Get Paid in a Workers’ Compensation Case?
Sep 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 640 640 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 Whe...
Sep 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 626 626 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 wi...

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'Loosie' proposition
Dear Editor, Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to raise the cost of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, just like past increases, will not discourage consumption. The growth of illegal street co...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 280 280 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gone too soon
Dear Editor, Another Bravest at the FDNY has died in the line of duty. Firefighter William Tolley sought only to save lives and to protect property. Tolley was dedicated to the FDNY and to the City...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 279 279 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spectrum stinks
Dear Editor, I'm glad my councilman, Rory Lancman, joined IBEW Local 3 workers on the picket line when their union went on strike against Spectrum on March 28. They're protesting Spectrum's elimina...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help the homeless
Dear Editor, Poverty seems to be increasing in our neighborhoods, but what can we do? I was recently in the Glen Oaks Village shopping area and saw men and women, young and old, begging. Some I spo...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
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Using influence
Dear Editor, Should Mayor Bill de Blasio want to implement acceptance of the MTA Metrocard for a free transfer between bus, subway and ferry, all he has to do is use his influence. For starters, he...
Apr 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mass hysteria
Dear Editor, First it was Amtrak that was unable to restore service to Penn Station. Then last week the entire subway system was crippled during Friday's morning commute by an electrical problem. W...
Apr 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 374 374 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moving out?
Dear Editor, Can someone advise me if any of the Hollywood celebrities who promised to leave the country in the event Donald Trump was elected president have actually done so? To the best of my kno...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 360 360 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCarren Pool
Dear Editor, As I regular participant in the community swimming scene and a resident of Williamsburg, I spent time this summer collecting signatures for a petition urging the Parks Department to ut...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 417 417 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caving to Big Tobacco
Dear Editor, As a volunteer for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), I was shocked to learn the New York State Senate, Assembly and Governor Andrew Cuomo catered to Big Toba...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 403 403 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paralyzed Vets
Dear Editor, I would like to tell your readers about an organization that I am proud to support called “Paralyzed Veterans of America." As a veteran of the United States Navy, I applaud such aN imp...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 410 410 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump's tangles
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump’s deal with the General Services Administration to operate a hotel in the old Post Office building in Washington specifically states that “the lease cannot be he...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 379 379 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legalize it
Dear Editor, April 20 is National Pot Day, signifying that consumption of marijuana for both medical and recreational use is part of mainstream America, transcending generations. Creative entrepren...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 351 351 recommendations | email to a friend
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Support for BQX
Dear Editor, When faced with the choice between a nearby bus stop or a subway station further away, I always choose the subway. Over the years I’ve learned that chances are the bus will be late and...
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 350 350 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton was right
Dear Editor, During the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton forcefully advocated for a no-fly zone over Syria, saying it would save lives. A lot of Democrats, Republicans, and news commenta...
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 429 429 recommendations | email to a friend
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Power play
Dear Editor, Con Ed's utility rates rose on April 1, thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo. He's using New York City rate payers to fund a $7.6 billion bailout of two upstate nuclear power plants, plus t...
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