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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 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 | 130 130 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 | 313 313 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 | 724 724 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 | 645 645 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 | 695 695 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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Report details tech shortcomings of Brooklyn schools
A new report from the Borough President's office finds that a significant number of Brooklyn classrooms are technology insufficient. In light of the findings, Borough President Eric Adams is callin...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunset Park biotech lab gets $1 million
Sunset Park's BioBAT is receiving a $1 million infusion from Borough President Eric Adams. The 500,000-square-foot space at the Brooklyn Army Terminal will use the funds to upgrade their technology...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Housing advocates protest real estate speculators
Pol wants ‘do not solicit’ list for Brooklyn neighborhoods
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter protesters demonstrate at commissioner’s Brooklyn home
Change in strategy spells end of nightly rallies at Holiday Inn
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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New campaign calls attention to signs of child abuse
In light of recent child abuse cases across the city, Borough President Eric Adams launched a new campaign last week to help residents recognize signs of abuse and report them. Last week, three-yea...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
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Off-duty Muslim cop allegedly harassed in Brooklyn
An off-duty NYPD officer who was verbally harassed in Bay Ridge for being Muslim spoke publicly about the attack at Borough Hall on Monday. Aml Elsokary says she dropped off her 16-year-old son at ...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn tenants sue landlord to keep the heat on
Monitoring device recorded 225 violations in two months
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Melo gets behind BQX streetcar
Makes video in support of project with kids from Red Hook Initiative
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamsburg tenants rally after months without gas
Plead with city agencies to intervene on their behalf
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
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Groups donate MetroCards, call for 'fair fares'
Borough President Eric Adams kicked off the holiday season last week with donations of MetroCards to some of Brooklyn's most vulnerable residents. Adams partnered with Bishop Michael Evans of Faith...
Nov 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams calls on governor to pass donor breast milk law
Lawmakers are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that would have the state cover the costs for donor breast milk when it's medically necessary for premature infants. In a press confere...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sustainability advocates tour resilient Red Hook businesses
After Hurricane Sandy roared through New York City in 2012 impacting waterfront neighborhoods like Red Hook, many communities are looking to more sustainable infrastructure. The RETI Center, a nonp...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP announces specifics of $7.9 million in cultural funding
Borough President Eric Adams announced $7.9 million will benefit 18 different cultural organizations, which he praised for preserving the “local flavor” of the borough. “From our small dance studio...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engineering firm hopes to shape growth of Red Hook
The head of a global engineering firm wants Brooklyn business leaders to get proactive in the future of South Brooklyn neighborhoods like Red Hook. Development is coming, AECOM CEO Chris Ward told ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muslim community expresses fear in wake of Trump win
Members of Brooklyn's Bangladeshi community gathered in Kensington last Friday just days after Donald Trump's presidential win to discuss how the results may impact their lives. The initial sentime...
Nov 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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