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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 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 | 110 110 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 | 110 110 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 | 286 286 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 | 314 314 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 | 315 315 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 | 694 694 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 | 629 629 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 | 681 681 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...
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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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NYC state of mind
Dear Editor, The passing of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jimmy Breslin at 88 was a sad day for journalism. He was one of the last old-fashioned “man of the people” reporters. It reminded me of a g...
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Pool issues
Dear Editor, I would like to publicly express the frustration that North Brooklyn Community Swimmers have with the Parks Department's management of the McCarren Park Pool (MPP). On October 26, 2016...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forget the bill
Dear Editor, It's apparent that Assemblyman David Weprin and State Senator Tony Avella have crossed the line with their Orwellian-sounding “Right to be Forgotten” bill. The bill would require peopl...
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Judging English
Dear Editor, The Daily News reported that Queens judges no longer warn jurors who speak limited English to take language lessons or regularly return to court until they're proficient. Court Adminis...
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Fore!
Dear Editor, It's not even April and President Donald Trump has already played golf ten times, but Sean Spicer says it's different for Trump because he "uses the game" differently from the way Bara...
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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 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 394 394 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save the VFW
Dear Editor, Kudos to your paper for making known the financial situation regarding the VFW Post in Flushing. In my opinion, our country can never fully repay our veterans for their service. Unfort...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama v. Trump
Dear Editor, When Donald Trump states an obvious untruth, is he lying? If so he is a liar. If he truly believes in what he is saying, he is delusional. By repeating a lie, many people will believe ...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 312 312 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dumbed down
Dear Editor, Just when I thought political correctness couldn't get any crazier, the Board of Regents proved me wrong by dropping the Academic Literacy Skills Test for prospective new teachers. Why...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
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On the brink
Dear Editor, With the Syrian civil war still raging and Iran and North Korea testing ballistic missiles, the international situation continues to deteriorate. The world is at a very precarious poin...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 320 320 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hat trick
Dear Editor, The Queens Chamber of Commerce firmly believes and supports the effort for a true hat-trick: bring the Islanders to Queens, move quickly on the LaGuardia Airport to Willets Point AirTr...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 465 465 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dangerous lanes
Dear Editor, I am not in favor of bike lanes on busy thoroughfares in New York City and the outer boroughs. I believe that bicyclists can get to where they are going riding on side streets, which a...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 463 463 recommendations | email to a friend
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CPI-E vs. CPI-W
Dear Editor: California Representative John Garamendi's introduction of the CPI-E Act of 2017 makes sense. This bill would require the use of the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) instea...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 375 375 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Bharara'-rouhaha
Dear Editor, I find quite disturbing that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was fired as part of the Trump's administration house-cleaning efforts, which I think was a bad decision. Bharara is a prosecut...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 376 376 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unchecked hatred
Dear Editor, Prejudice is rampant fueled by the open hatred that defines the major political parties. There has always been discrimination in America. The outrage of foreign migrants to America inc...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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