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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 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 | 111 111 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
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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 | 289 289 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?
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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
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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 | 699 699 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 | 630 630 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 | 682 682 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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Brooklyn pols want to require black history in schools
A duo of Brooklyn lawmakers is pushing legislation that would require New York City schools to increase black history instruction. The bill would require the Board of Regents to incorporate black h...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC kicks off design week with Brooklyn installation
The great creativity of New York City will be on display in all five boroughs through May 24 during the fifth annual NYCxDESIGN celebration. “New York is the global capital of design,” said Deputy ...
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BP launches “Is It an Emergency?” campaign
Borough President Eric Adams is looking to lower wait times and the burden on emergency room services through a new effort aimed at educating Brooklyn residents about their options during a medical...
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Crown Heights tenants plan to go on rent strike
A coalition of frustrated Crown Heights tenants at 80 New York Avenue plan to withhold rent from their landlord starting June 1 unless their demands are met. Their requests are heat and hot water, ...
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Judge halts demolition of Our Lady of Loreto
Activists fighting to save the century-old Our Lady of Loreto church in Brownsville received welcome news last week when a judge granted a temporary stay of demolition. Judge Bernard Graham halted ...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gala raises $100K for Coney Island
The Alliance for Coney Island raised over $100,000 at its spring gala last week. Over 350 individuals gathered to celebrate the growth of the neighborhood and amusement district, especially in the ...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acting Brooklyn DA announces intention to run
Gonzalez joins crowded field of challengers
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Brooklyn pol introduces home-sharing regulation bill
Brooklyn Assemblyman Joseph Lentol introduced legislation on Monday that would regulate home-sharing and allow companies like Airbnb to collect and remit city and state taxes on behalf of hosts. “H...
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Chambers recognize minority, women-owned biz
The city’s chambers of commerce gathered together at Vaughn College last week to honor members of the Minority and Women-owned Businesses and Enterprises (MWBE) program. Each chamber commended two ...
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools win big in north Brooklyn participatory budgeting
Councilman Stephen Levin announced the winners of this year’s participatory budgeting for District 33 on Monday night at Enid’s in Greenpoint. Four of the six projects that will receive funding are...
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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DA looks to protect immigrant New Yorkers
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez hopes to protect immigrant New Yorkers from deportation over low-level offenses. His office will officially hire two immigration attorneys to train a...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Housing advocates urge pol to ‘kill the deal’
Want armory development to be 100 percent affordable
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Governor signs legislation for tuition-free college program
Hillary Clinton joins Cuomo for bill-signing ceremony
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Catholic Charities renames housing site after former bishop
Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn Thomas Daily dedicated his life to helping the poor and the homeless. Now, his name and work will live on through a building housing those less fortunate. Catholic Chari...
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Catholic Charities moves forward with demolition of Brownsville church
May keep building’s facade, add community center to plans
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