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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 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 | 121 121 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 | 124 124 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 | 302 302 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 | 328 328 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 | 332 332 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 | 711 711 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 | 638 638 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 | 690 690 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 | 673 673 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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LIU-Brooklyn headed towards another teacher lockout?
Teachers at Long Island University's Downtown Brooklyn campus rallied last week ahead of what could be another lockout with no long-term contract in place. Last September, students at LIU-Brooklyn ...
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn DA announces major opioid bust
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez last week announced the arrest of 37 individuals on a 357-count indictment, along with the seizure of over 10 kilograms of cocaine, heroin and fentan...
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Crown Heights community rallies against planned shelter
Argue site would be better used for low-income housing
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Residents express frustration over R station closures
Criticize MTA over lack of notice in Sunset Park
Mar 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cop who cracked Vetrano killing honored
The cop who cracked the case in the murder of Karina Vetrano was honored as the hero of the month for February in a ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall last week. The 30-year-old Vetrano was killed w...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gowanus group wants residents to have voice in rezoning
A group of Gowanus residents want to make sure social and economic justice is a high priority of any rezoning of the neighborhood. Gowanus is one of 15 neighborhoods being studied for a rezoning un...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group starts campaign for more fire protection
A longtime community nonprofit is pushing for more fire protection in north Brooklyn. The People’s Firehouse (PFI) announced last Wednesday that it’s beginning a year-long campaign to promote fire ...
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA to accelerate L train rehabilitation work
The L train shutdown may not be as long as expected. The MTA announced last week that it is aiming to finish the work on the damaged Canarsie Tunnel under the East River in just 15 months, three mo...
Mar 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brownsville rallies to save historic church
Catholic Charities wants site for affordable housing
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Mayor discusses homeless crisis at town hall
Just one week after releasing his comprehensive plan to combat New York City’s homeless crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a town hall with residents at P.S. 23 in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Much of the di...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transit experts share insight on city streetcar projects
BQX panel features rail leaders from around the country
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boomgaarden tapped to head St. Joe's
Set to begin July 1
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Workers at Brooklyn recycling facility vote to unionize
Workers at Sims Municipal Recycling (SMR) in Sunset Park voted to join Teamsters Local 210. The final vote was 46 workers in favor and 20 against. In July, workers at the Sunset Park facility, whic...
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Coalition proposes changes to city’s industrial development
In an effort to build the city’s industrial sector, the Industrial Jobs Coalition has proposed a set of policies that would change manufacturing areas to foster growth. According to the IJC, which ...
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Crown Heights residents allege tenant harassment
Some tenants spend second winter without heat
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