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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
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 319 319 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Fifth Avenue BID to host holiday event
Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. In coordination with “Small Business Saturday,” residents can take part in a tree-lighting ceremony, a visit from Santa Claus an...
Nov 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice rink comes to McCarren Park
North Brooklyn residents are lacing up their skates and heading to McCarren Park. After a year of planning, Open Space Alliance (OSA), Parks Department and local elected officials officially the ne...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Bridge Park opens piers 3 and 4
On Saturday morning, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy celebrated the opening of the Piers 3 and 4 uplands at Brooklyn Bridge Park, which features a quiet expanse of six acres of green space and...
Nov 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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SUNY once again limits ambulance service at LICH
For the second time, SUNY Downstate barred ambulances from dropping off patients at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn and refused to admit new patients. When Jeff Strabone of the Cobble Hill...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Chocolate Room wants to stay in Park Slope
When Jon Payson and Naomi Josepher moved to New York City in the early nineties, they lived in Manhattan. They were fitness trainers at the time, and the idea of co-owning a desert café was only a ...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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No sleep in Brooklyn
Residents say bridge construction keeping them up at night
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Legislators call on NYCHA to spend funding
Local elected officials are calling on the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) to begin using government funding to improve the quality of life in the city's public housing projects. “We absolu...
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope residents celebrate Halloween with annual parade
One of the largest children’s Halloween parades in the city took place in Park Slope, kicking off at 14th Street and Seventh Avenue. The parade was founded in 1987 as the All Hollow’s Eve Promenade...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Ann’s Warehouse finds a permanent home
Elected officials were on hand to break ground on the new home for St. Ann’s Warehouse at the Tobacco Warehouse in DUMBO last week. The vacant site will be used as a theater and a community space o...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Affordable housing and green space unveiled for Wallabout
An underutilized 103,000-square-foot site that served as a naval prison until the 1940s is now a wide range of mixed-use and mixed-income development, bringing much needed affordable housing to Nor...
Nov 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New center at St. Francis fuels entrepreneurial spirit
In order to keep up with the borough’s trending growth of startups, Brooklyn’s St. Francis College unveiled its new Center for Entrepreneurship this year. The new program provides students with new...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Avenue is back in style
Fashion boutiques flock to Brooklyn strip
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Tech students learn from the pros
Students at Brooklyn Technical High School are getting some real-world knowledge thanks to the 2nd Annual “New Directions Lecture Series.” “The series brings leaders in from colleges and universiti...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engine 280/Ladder 132 celebrates 100 years in Brooklyn
Generations of firefighters and their families remember
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coach Mike trains boxing champions in Brooklyn
After realizing that he would never be a professional boxer in the Soviet Union in the early 1980s, Michael Kozlowski decided he would throw his hat in the ring as a trainer. Over 30 years later, “...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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