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What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...
Live in NY & Open A Corporation in Delaware – Why?
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you love the big city life? Do you want to open your business in New York but aren’t sure if you can commit there? Is the nature of your business mobile or virtual, but you’d like to live in New...

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Evaluate Business Schools Like a Business
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Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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'One City' works for New York
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Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mapping a Route to Education 'Excel'-lence
No matter one’s feelings about how the city has changed its approach to quality-of-life issues, there is one aspect to law enforcement (and public administration) that is still with us. When City H...
Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Flag Burns in Brooklyn
Last week at Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn, a group called “Disarm the NYPD” burned the American flag to express their view that our nation’s flag is a symbol of oppression, specifically calling att...
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Willets Wests decision sets a good precedent
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Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enter Presidential Candidate Jim Webb
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Governor needs to push airport alternatives to JFK & LGA
A recent study by the website Fivethirtyeight, showed that customers are delayed at LaGuardia Airport by an estimated 30 minutes (29 minutes if you are flying out of La Guardia, and 30 if you are f...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Communities need to oppose mayor's rezoning proposal
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Going beyond the rent freeze
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New York Should Follow Hawaii's Lead on Environment
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Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board Should Not Approve Rent Increase
I was certainly pleased in 2014 when, through legislative action, the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) and Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) income limits were raised from $29...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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2016 budget brings tangible results
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Lopez Rivera resolution lacks nuance
Sometimes playing party politics and falling in line behind a political flag can obscure the truth of a nuanced situation. It’s easy to follow the outrage or the decision in a certain way, without ...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Pushes Back on Heroin Outbreak
The State Senate has passed a series bills that will address the increased usage of heroin in the state. What is significant is language in the legislation that could bring homicide charges with th...
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Time to protect farm workers
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Judge Thokozile Masipa looks on during the resentencing hearing of Paralympic gold medalist Oscar Pistorius ,for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, at Pretoria High Court,A South African judge said on Friday she would not grant permission to state prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius' six-year murder sentence, saying their petition had no reasonable prospects of success. Judge Thokozile Masipa Masipa had sentenced the Paralympic gold medallist in July for murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in 2013, but the prosecution had said the decision was too lenient. Pistorius' defence had earlier argued the state was prejudiced and had dragged the case on for too long "I'm not persuaded that there are reasonable prospects of success on appeal or that another court may find differently," she said in her ruling.


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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Kenya to launch the Tokyo International Summit on African Development which 35 heads of state are expected to attend.
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Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was jailed for six years for murdering his girlfriend Reeva SteenkampA South African judge on Friday rejected the state's appeal seeking a longer jail sentence for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, who is serving a six-year term for killing his girlfriend three years ago. Thokozile Masipa -- the same judge who imposed the sentence last month -- said in the High Court in Johannesburg that she was not persuaded there was a "reasonable prospect of success on appeal". The prosecution had been pushing for a longer sentence against the fallen 29-year-old sprint star over the 2013 murder of Reeva Steenkamp.


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