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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 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 | 88 88 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 | 88 88 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 | 265 265 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?
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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 | 291 291 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 | 668 668 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 | 142 142 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 | 670 670 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 | 656 656 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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Spreading fear
Dear Editor, We hear that the ICE raids on illegal aliens throughout our nation and New York City have brought needless panic to the immigrant communities in Queens. But 38 out of the 41 deportatio...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clear choice
Dear Editor, Veronique "Ronnie" Hakim is an excellent choice as interim executive director of the MTA. She is an even better one to serve as the next permanent MTA President. As current New York Ci...
Feb 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 423 423 recommendations | email to a friend
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Other reactions
Dear Editor, Edward Riecks writes that there's a difference in how Republicans and Democrats react to loss and adversity (“Two Reactions” - 2/9). He argues that when Barack Obama won the presidency...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
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Impeachable "fact"
Dear Editor, Regarding Joyce Shepard's 2/9 letter "Impeach Trump," President Richard Nixon was not impeached as the letter stated. He resigned on August 9, 1974, while facing certain impeachment fo...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 421 421 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freedom for some
Dear Editor, Is it not the height of hypocrisy that the same sources who claim Colin Kaepernick has a right not to stand for the national anthem deny conservatives the right to speak? Whether at co...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thank you
Dear Editor, I loved your story on Father Paul Wood, our pastor at St. Stan's and Transfiguration Parishes. He will be greatly missed. Father Paul helped me so much, and I cannot begin to thank him...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 303 303 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just the 'facts'
Dear Editor, Teachers and students are set to reap huge benefits in this Trump era of “alternative facts.” For teachers, using alt-facts in their lessons will give them freedom to say whatever they...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
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Failing grade
Dear Editor, The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, which has had 80 percent of the cases they heard in the last ten years overruled at the Supreme Court, affirmed the temporary ...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free of guilt
Dear Editor, Politics by the lowest common denominator is dangerous and stupid. President Donald Trump’s ban on seven countries is bad because a poor girl cannot come here for an operation. And som...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 401 401 recommendations | email to a friend
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Find solutions
Dear Editor, I believe in freedom of speech, but I don't feel that someone who is in a leadership position should hold protests regarding President Donald Trump. Whether Mayor Bill de Blasio likes ...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good old etiquette
Dear Editor, The Transit Museum's "Transit Etiquette Exhibit" that opened on February 7 is worth the fare. Its theme, "How I Learned To Stop Spitting And Step Aside In 25 Languages," is just as rel...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deport Trump
Dear Editor, Donald Trump in his executive order banned all Syrian refugees (mostly Muslim), from resettlement in the United States. Although under international law countries are not required to r...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some closure?
Dear Editor, Now that the police have a suspect in the brutal murder of Karina Vetrano, if found guilty he should rot in prison for the rest of his life for what he did to that poor, innocent woman...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 293 293 recommendations | email to a friend
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Impeach Trump
Dear Editor, Do the people remember when President Richard Nixon made one very big mistake and was impeached? Nixon made one mistake in the eight months he sat in the Oval Office, while President D...
Feb 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two reactions
Dear Editor, What a difference in how two sides react to loss and adversity. In 2008 when Barack Obama won the presidency, there were people who were unhappy about it and felt he was taking the nat...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 430 430 recommendations | email to a friend
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