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Workers Compensation Claims: Battling the Employers' Insurance Company
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The only reason why an employer disputes over a workers' compensation claim is money. Employers pay premiums to insurance companies for worker's compensation benefits which is mandatory in most sta...
Real Personal Injury Law Cases in NY: $73k Payout
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A story told by car accident victim in the NY Area: When I was 11 years old, I was in a car with my father, having some bonding moments while driving to fill up gas in the New York area. We were ha...
What Happens at a Workers' Compensation Hearing and Why Are They Scheduled?
Dec 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
What Happens at a Workers' Compensation Hearing and Why Are They Scheduled? When you've been injured on the job, one of the first things you'll do is notify your employer and file a claim for worke...
Hire an experienced Real Estate Broker always
Nov 27, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
November 27, 2017 Middle Village, NY-Most experienced Real Estate Broker, Jim Turano  EXPERIENCE MAKES A DIFFERENCE...................... This month marks my 38th year in the Real Estate Business. ...
EEOC Offers Harassment Prevention and Respectful Workplaces Training
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite legislation and law enforcement, incidents of harassment still occur in the workplace. Often employers are at a loss in knowing how to prevent it. They can’t be everywhere at once to superv...
Answers to Common Questions about Injuries Caused by Contaminated Buildings
Nov 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
The common perception is that workers’ compensation claims arise when someone is involved in a work-related accident. Often, however, one of the most debilitating conditions may stem from environme...
Giving Yourself the Best Chance to Win a Workers’ Compensation Claim
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
The Right Preparation to Maximize Your Chance of Winning a Work Comp Claim New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers When you’ve suffered an injury on the job, you hav...
MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK -A PLACE TO RESIDE IN
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK 11379- A neighborhood to be proud of. By Jim Turano resident since 1965 and Real Estate Broker since 1979 When people look for a place to live, this should be the number 1 ...
Weinstein Misconduct Leads to Investigation of the Weinstein Company
Nov 09, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 353 353 recommendations | email to a friend
Do You Have Harassment Issues in Your Company? The New York Times broke the story on October 5 th about Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment of actresses. That led to a criminal investigation, and ...
Your Right to Death Benefits in a Workers' Compensation Case
Nov 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 469 469 recommendations | email to a friend
You Have a Right to Pursue Death Benefits When a Family Member is Killed on the Job Under the New York workers' compensation laws, when you are hurt on the job or contract an illness because of exp...

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Deal isn't cooling down one race
The new agreement brokered by Governor Andrew Cuomo to bring the breakaway Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) back into the Democratic fold in the State Senate may have eased tensions in Alban...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
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Simon v. Sikora a hot ticket?
Speaking of hotly contested races, there's a big one brewing in Brooklyn for the state Assembly. Assemblywoman Joan Millman announced recently that she would be stepping down from her post, leaving...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 247 247 recommendations | email to a friend
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Putting the 'Democrat' back in IDC
The revolution is over! (Sort of.) That breakaway group of five state senators known as the Independent Democratic Conference announced last week that after the November elections, they would end t...
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
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We think everyone deserves a round of applause
Just under the wire last week, the State Senate was able to pass a bill to make reforms to the Queens Library that would open up the books and make the Board of Trustees more accountable. But that'...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
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Did he have to dis the dog?
We're not sure how we overlooked this here at Pol Position, but there was a friendly wager between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti over the Stanley Cup matchup between the ...
Jun 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aren't you forgetting someone?
Surely they just simply forgot to invite him, right? Last week, a trio of Flushing elected officials – State Senator Toby Stavisky, Assemblyman Ron Kim and Councilman Peter Koo – held a closed-door...
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella-Liu race could be good for...Republicans?
We've been so preoccupied with the impending Democratic Primary for a northeast Queens State Senate seat pitting political heavyweights Tony Avella and John Liu against each other that we have fail...
Jun 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Political Futures - Maybe Three - At Stake
If you have even a passing interest in New York City or Queens politics, you've no doubt heard by now that there is a major political throw down about to happen in northeast Queens. Or as some are ...
May 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1352 1352 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu v. Avella race a reality
Well, it's now official. The hottest and most contested race in Queens this election season is going to be for a state senate seat in northeast Queens, where former councilman and city comptroller ...
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 240 240 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friendly wager
Last week, we wrote about a bet between Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on the NBA playoff series between the Raptors and the Nets, and the issue of making sure the...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol sings praises of new bill, sort of
If you happen to be one of those people who actually likes to read the rest of the paper and doesn't just turn to the Pol Position page, devour it greedily, and then toss the rest of the paper into...
May 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol saves Toronto's reputation
Toronto, you are truly a city of your word! You may have thought that the biggest thing riding on the opening playoff series between the Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Crapt...er, Raptors...was a trip t...
May 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 489 489 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dispatches from the Inner Circle
This past weekend, the City Hall press corps held its annual Inner Circle variety show, a roast of the sitting mayor that has been taking place since 1923. Apparently, Pol Position's invitation onc...
Mar 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
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Switch paying off for Avella, so far
At an unrelated event for Congresswoman Grace Meng just following State Senator Tony Avella's decision to join the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC), both Meng and former comptroller John Liu...
Mar 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
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Only in New York State politics
There's a lot of reasons to delay a federal corruption trial; the accused hasn't had sufficient time to mount a defense, a key witness is unavailable, health reasons. But only in New York City woul...
Mar 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
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