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DEFAMATION – The Ground Rules and How They Played Out in Sarah Palin’s Lawsuit against the New York Times by cjleclaire
Aug 31, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 324 324 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Can’t People Sue…… Anytime the Media Says Something Obviously False About Them? Because the U.S. Supreme Court has placed severe restrictions on libel lawsuits  since 1964 [1]   because it would be a restriction of the right to freedom of the press under the First Amendment. [2]   Obviously, ...
How Can You Find Out What Federal Employment Laws Apply to Your Business? by cjleclaire
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
Running your own business can feel overwhelming when you get a glimpse of all the laws that affect your operation. It is smart for business owners to consult with an employment attorney to ensure handbooks, contracts, non-disclosure agreements and other legal documents are in order. Even so, ther...
Will I Be Prevented from Recovering Workers’ Compensation Benefits if It’s an Old Injury? by cjleclaire
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
Can I Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Aggravation of a Pre-Existing Injury? When you have sustained an injury in a work-related accident, you typically have a right to seek benefits through the New York workers’ compensation system. But what if you had a pre-existing injury that was aggrav...
The Endless Attractions in Queens by cjleclaire
Aug 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
Enjoy One of the World’s Most Diverse Cities If you live in the New York City metropolitan area, you know there’s no place like the borough of Queens. With more than two million residents, it trails only Los Angeles, Chicago and neighboring borough Brooklyn among the largest cities in the country...
I SAY GOODBYE BY EVELYN CRUZ August 28,2017 by jimmyturano
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
   I SAY GOODBYE   Slice by slice my heart you try to feed your insanity Slice by slice my caring you throw away to the curb Never do I drag you down for I know to well the lessons I have learned ... A lifetime of cruelty, abuse, ridicule no matter my age. Never will I fit in Never to be accepted...
Helping You Better Understand Your Rights When You Have Been Injured on the Job by cjleclaire
Aug 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 342 342 recommendations | email to a friend
When you have been hurt at work, you have a right to seek workers’ compensation benefits, designed to cover lost wages, as well as any medical expenses resulting from the injury. But the workers’ compensation laws can be confusing and complex. You may not know your rights or where you start to ge...
What Losses Does a Workers’ Compensation Cover? by cjleclaire
Aug 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 326 326 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP When you have been injured at work, your injuries can extend beyond the obvious ones. What happens if you slip and fall, breaking a bone, but also shattering your glasses or a tooth? What if your injury leaves a permanent scar? What types of losses does a workers’ compens...
Sad but True-1st.Time buyers today! by jimmyturano
Aug 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Many can relate to the following and it is sad for 1st.time buyers today. Here we go from a 38 year experienced Real Estate Broker.. When I was 18 years old I bought a used car for $500 dollars. Today an 18 year old can buy a used car for $5,000 dollars for a good one. But most today in general l...
Some Thing You May Not Have Known about Queens by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens—it’s the largest of the five boroughs of New York in terms of sheer geographical expanse, and, with nearly 2.5 million residents, it would be the 4th largest city in the nation if the five boroughs were separate cities (behind Los Angeles, Chicago and neighboring borough Brooklyn, in case ...
The James Damore Google Memo Firing and Its Legal Consequences – It Could Potentially Blaze New Trails in Constitutional Law by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 432 432 recommendations | email to a friend
James Damore is the Google software engineer who wrote the “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” Memo , arguing that genetics are the primary reason why software engineering is dominated by men . Stated that way, his position sounds very sexist, but, in fairness to him, he does not say that women ...