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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 13 13 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 | 14 14 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 | 42 42 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?
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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 | 48 48 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...
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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 | 96 96 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 | 105 105 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 | 204 204 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...

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Mutual Funds 101: Part 1
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Some misconceptions about the Community Safety Act
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We already knew the G train had issues...
...but how are you going to fix it?
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Spitzer makes comptroller race exciting
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Make Preschool Universal for Three-Year-Olds
Our kids need to start school prepared, which makes preschool and pre-kindergarten more vital than ever. Yet, a new study by our office shows that New York City faces a gaping $4 billion deficit in...
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‘Living’ through the split
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City infrastructure in need of repair
Recent reports that the MTA has chosen a steel company for the job of replacing the second deck of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge shouldn’t come as any surprise. While just over 10 percent of the cit...
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Libraries need to enter the digital age
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Sick 9/11 first responders and survivors should apply for compensation before Oct. 3 deadline
The horrific terrorist attacks of 9/11 affected all of us, but survivors and the brave first responders, many of whom risked everything to provide emergency aid, have suffered incomparable health p...
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Do police oversight bills go too far?
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Occupy Common Sesne
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Time to consider employee testing?
Each year millions of businesses fail. Fifty percent of small businesses fail in the first year and 95 percent of small businesses fail in the first five years. Many of them do not succeed due to t...
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The rapidly changing face of NYC
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You’re Gonna Save The World, Check off A, B, C, or D
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What are Pooled Income Trusts?
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Visitors looks at an electronic board showing the Japan's Nikkei average at the Tokyo Stock Exchange in TokyoBy Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares look set to extend their recovery from 12-week lows on Thursday after renewed optimism on European banks' prospects and a rise in oil prices to near $50 a barrel helped lift global shares. European banks were leading the gains with rise of 6.8 percent in the last two sessions, benefiting from a decision by euro zone finance ministers to unlock new funds for Greece and to give it a firm offer of debt relief. Energy stocks outperformed on the back of continued recovery in oil prices, which hit seven-month highs after the U.S. government reported a larger-than-expected drop in crude inventories.


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FILE- In this April 15, 2015, file photo, an employee at Resorts Casino Hotel tries a touch-screen tablet device in the Atlantic City, N.J. casino's new Internet gambling lounge. Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in a major gambling conference said Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in a major gambling conference said Wednesday.


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This Tuesday, May 24, 2016 photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service shows workers loading bags of trash on a boat after cleaning up a half-mile-wide swath of trash left behind by about 1,000 campers after an annual trip to Lake Shasta, Calif., by fraternity and sorority members. Shasta-Trinity National Forest spokeswoman Phyllis Swanson says it took about 25 workers five hours to clean up the weekend mess on Slaughterhouse Island in Lake Shasta on Tuesday. (U.S. Forest Service via AP) MANDATORY CREDITREDDING, Calif. (AP) — The University of Oregon is investigating whether other campus fraternities and sororities were responsible for a half-mile-wide swath of trash left behind at a California lake after one fraternity was suspended, a university spokesman said Wednesday.


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