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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 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 | 68 68 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 | 68 68 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 | 244 244 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 | 267 267 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 | 265 265 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 | 642 642 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 | 142 142 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 | 659 659 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...
Sep 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 646 646 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Better use of data leads to better healthcare
While many industries are leaning away from single-source data solutions, the Brooklyn Health Information Exchange (BHIX) is attempting to unify the informatics of the healthcare industry. Dr. Lewi...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local officials demand less mayoral control on education
New York State Senators Velmanette Montgomery and Bill Perkins, as well as Assemblyman David Werpin, called for a reigning in Mayoral power, and the establishment of additional checks and balances ...
Oct 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taste of Red Hook highlights restaurants, helps nonprofit
The Red Hook Initiative will host the 7th annual “Taste of Red Hook” fundraiser on Tuesday, October 22, at Pioneer Works Center for Arts & Innovation at 159 Pioneer Street. The event will feature r...
Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope Historic District may get bigger
Phase II receives approval from CB6 committee
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Brooklyn Bridge Park becomes an outdoor eatery
The culinary event Smorgasburg will take place every Sunday from October 6 to November 24 in Brooklyn Bridge Park this fall. Originally scheduled to take place at the Tobacco Warehouse in DUMBO, Sm...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols call for transparency on homeless shelter
Local elected officials have sent letters to the Department of Buildings (DOB) and the Department of Investigation (DOI) regarding a proposal for a 170-bed homeless shelter in Carroll Gardens. They...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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READ NYC event promotes literacy
Thousands flocked to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the 5th Annual READ NYC community festival featuring live entertainment, food and family-friendly games. READ NYC, hosted by United Way of New York Cit...
Oct 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union takes “Selfies 4 Justice”
Avalon Fort Greene employees rally
Oct 09, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top High Schools 2013
How we chose our 2013 Top High Schools , what they have to offer, and how to use the information we've gathered for each academic institution. Private school can be a costly, but worthy, investment...
Oct 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Antic takes over Brooklyn
The annual Atlantic Antic Festival, New York City's largest street fair, was held in downtown Brooklyn this past Sunday afternoon, stretching for more than a mile from Fourth Avenue to Hicks Street...
Oct 02, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Methodist hospital listens to community, revises expansion
Following a presentation of the proposed expansion of New York Methodist Hospital in Park Slope over the summer, officials with the hospital have announced that they have gone back to the drawing b...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA announces official plan to dredge the Gowanus Canal
It will take nearly a half-billion dollars, but one of the most contaminated waterways in the city is now prepared to get a much-needed restoration. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) h...
Oct 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Employees at DoBro building protest for higher wages
Employees at a luxury apartment building in Downtown Brooklyn took to the streets on Monday to call for better wages and benefits. “I work full time, and I still can’t afford to support my family,”...
Sep 25, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Book Festival draws another large crowd
Thousands of visitors descended upon Brooklyn Borough Hall on Sunday to take part in the 2013 Brooklyn Book Festival. The event features more than 340 authors, 90 panels, workshops and readings acr...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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BBP Pier 6 to receive promenade
A plan is in the works to create a promenade overlooking the East River at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6. The current plan includes a $21 million landscape project, and if funding can be secured, a...
Sep 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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