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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 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 | 87 87 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 | 88 88 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 | 264 264 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 | 289 289 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 | 291 291 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 | 668 668 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 | 670 670 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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McGolrick Park dog run users voice their approval
Now that the renovated McGolrick Park dog run is open, dog owners have given their stamp of approval. Last year, funded by the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF), the Horticultural Soci...
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maker Park disrespects North Brooklyn past, present & future
Last week, a fellow community member brought to light an Instagram account operated by the artist advocating for Maker Park. The account was filled with photos of the advocate and his two friends w...
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nonprofit group distributes professional attire for men
As young men walked by a rack of dress shirts and a table full of ties and socks on Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene, Kevin Livingston stopped them to ask if they knew how to tie a tie or wanted a shir...
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Playing with fire
This morning I am reading coverage of the forest fires in California and in Oregon, and I am thinking about how easily and quickly these things occur. I know, because this weekend I was camping jus...
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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McGolrick Park dog run is complete
GCEF showcase set for Saturday
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Annual Greenpoint 5K cancelled
An annual 5K race to raise money for athletics programs at St. Stan’s in Greenpoint was cancelled this year. Frank Carbone, representing the organizing committee for the “Get to the ‘Point!” 5K run...
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Brooklyn’s Troop 26 celebrates newest Eagle Scouts
Honorees discuss impact of organization on their lives
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TOP HIGH SCHOOLS 2017
INSIDE: A Top High School is an Investment in Your Child and Family: The personalized and quality education that a Top High School offers shouldn't be looked at as an added expense, but an investme...
Oct 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pipsqueak offers whimsical toy shopping in Brooklyn
For Alejandro Escalante, owner of Pipsqueak Children’s Shoppe in Brooklyn, toys are the family business. His grandfather owned a toy store in his native Venezuela, so it was only natural that Escal...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA, DOT mum on L shutdown
In April 2019, the L train will stop running for a purported 15 months, but I am anticipating the work will take a lot longer than that. It's been many months since the DOT and MTA presented their ...
Oct 04, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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DSNY approves alternate-side parking changes
DOT plans to roll out new signs next year
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Power & politics
We have all become accustomed to gasping when we turn on the news, but for me these past few weeks have been particularly surprising. On Tuesday, I turned on the radio to hear breaking news that co...
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingsland Wildflower Festival highlights green roofs
Annual event partners with local environment groups
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Police resources coming to McGolrick Park
Assemblyman Joseph Lentol announced last week that more police resources are coming to the 94th Precinct to make McGolrick Park safer. Lentol sent a letter to NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill after ...
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven street festival this Sunday
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