blog roll
our featured bloggers
How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...
How Far Do Privacy Rights Stretch for a Child’s Safety?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
A father recorded a conversation between his son and his ex-wife’s live-in boyfriend. Later on, when he turned in the recording as evidence, the boyfriend’s attorney challenged the admissibility of...
NY Employment, Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Lawyers
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor ...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens, New York City Employment Defense Firm As employers, when you ask for medical information on a job application, you raise a red flag for the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) an...
Advantages Of Advertising On NYC Billboards & Buildings
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
Using billboards to advertise may seem old-fashioned in our technology-driven era. With the internet and the many platforms it reaches out to, why would we still want to advertise with something as...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...

more blogs

obituaries
Thomas Testa
Thomas Testa of Middle Village & Las Vegas passed away on February 17, 2012 at the age of 82. He was a Proud Veteran of the United States Air Force. He was the beloved Husband of Marie. Devoted Fat...
Feb 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Adeline Ries
Adeline Ries passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at the age of 93. She was the beloved wife of the late George W. Ries Sr. Loving Mother of George W. Ries Jr. and Mother-in-Law of Susan. Che...
Feb 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Anne Marie Russo
Anne Marie Russo passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the age of 59. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph Russo. Loving Mother of Louise M. Russo. Dear Sister of Dominic Sanpietro CFC, Anthony ...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Violet Vila
Violet Vila passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of Anthony Vila. Loving Mother of Robert Vila and Linda Vila Passione. Cherished Grandmother of Margarita Passio...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Vincenzo D’Angelo
Vincenzo D’Angelo passed away on Monday, February 13, 2012 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of Santa D’Angelo. Cherished Son of Angela and the late Santo. Loving Father of Santo D’Angelo and Salva...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Steve Danisiewicz
Steve Danisiewicz passed away on Tuesday, February 07, 2012 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Eleanor Danisiewicz. Loving Father of Susan Rubino and the late Greg and Father-in-Law of Joe. Cheri...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Romano, Donna
Romano, Donna of Middle Village NY passed away on February 20, 2012. Beloved Aunt of John R. and Jeanne Romano and Great Aunt of Emma and Lucy. Reposing at the Leo F. Kearns Funeral Home 61-40 Wood...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Elizabeth Miserendino
Elizabeth Miserendino passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the age of 95. She was the beloved Wife of the late Charles Miserendino. Loving Mother of Mary Ann Sarli and Rita Gangi and Father-...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Spiro Karamuze
Spiro Karamuze passed away on Wednesday, February 08 2012 at the age of 77. He was the beloved Husband of Lula Karamuze. Loving Father of Chris Karamuze and Phillip Karamuze and Stepfather of Georg...
Feb 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Elizabeth Miserendino
Elizabeth Miserendino passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the age of 95. She was the beloved Wife of the late Charles Miserendino. Loving Mother of Mary Ann Sarli and Rita Gangi and Father-...
Feb 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Steve Danisiewicz
Steve Danisiewicz passed away on Tuesday, February 07, 2012 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Eleanor Danisiewicz. Loving Father of Susan Rubino and the late Greg and Father-in-Law of Joe. Cheri...
Feb 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Vicenzo D’Angelo
Vicenzo D’Angelo passed away on Monday, February 13, 2012 at the age of 80. He was the beloved Husband of Santa D’Angelo. Cherished Son of Angela and the late Santo. Loving Father of Santo D’Angelo...
Feb 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Mary Kulis
Mary Kulis passed away February 9th 2012 at the age of 96 years. Beloved Mother of Mary Rapp, Christine Kulis and Charles Kulis, Loving Grandmother of nine and Great-Grandmother of two. Funeral Mas...
Feb 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Thomas J. Michalski
Thomas J. Michalski passed away February 7th, 2012 at the age of 67 years. Beloved Father of Caroline Duarte and John. Loving Son of Thomas J. Dear Brother of Paul, Kenneth and Raymond. Aslo surviv...
Feb 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Josefina Burgos
Josefina Burgos passed away on Thursday, February 02, 2012 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Heriberto. Loving Mother of Lourdes LaPolla and Mother-in-Law of John. Cherished Gr...
Feb 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

10068U.S. health officials on Thursday reported the first case in the country of a patient with an infection resistant to all known antibiotics, and expressed grave concern that the superbug could pose serious danger for routine infections if it spreads. "We risk being in a post-antibiotic world," said Thomas Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, referring to the urinary tract infection of a 49-year-old Pennsylvania woman who had not travelled within the prior five months. Frieden, speaking at a National Press Club luncheon in Washington, D.C., said the infection was not controlled even by colistin, an antibiotic that is reserved for use against "nightmare bacteria." The infection was reported Thursday in a study appearing in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology.


2016-05-26 20:35:38 -0400

Harrold ISD Superintendent David Thweatt pauses for a photo on Thursday, May 26, 2016 in Harrold, Texas. The unlikely battleground over whether U.S. schools must provide bathroom rights to transgender students is here in Harrold: a farming town with only 100 students, a high school graduating class of four this May and not one transgender person on campus. (AP Photo/Paul J. Weber)HARROLD, Texas (AP) — An unlikely battleground over whether public schools must allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice is taking shape in two tiny towns in Texas and Arizona, neither of which currently enrolls anyone who is transgender.


2016-05-26 20:34:01 -0400

Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has now secured the backing of 1,238 delegates, one more than the 1,237 needed, according to the Associated PressWhite House hopeful Donald Trump claimed victory in the Republican nomination race, while shrugging off criticism from the man he aims to replace, President Barack Obama, who blasted the billionaire's ignorance and arrogant attitude. Trump vaulted past the threshold of 1,237 needed to win the party's primary race when a group of unbound delegates from North Dakota said they would back him. The accomplishment caps an extraordinary rise by a political neophyte whose campaign was widely derided as a distraction and a publicity stunt last June, when Trump announced his candidacy.


2016-05-26 20:29:23 -0400