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Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations by cjleclaire
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1.5 million with 12 Domino’s franchisees found to be underpaying workers. This is the second lawsuit ...
How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification by queenshometeamkw
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 371 371 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use of the building, or, an assessed value that is actually higher than the market value of the home. For...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone by cjleclaire
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 376 376 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily New s . She sponsored the NYC law that allows dining with dogs. Restaurant owners already have many r...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options? by cjleclaire
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board has decided the claim in favor of your employer? You feel strongly that the decision was wro...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child by cjleclaire
May 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 367 367 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, there are precautions you can take, but first, here are the facts: According to a Romper article , th...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation? by cjleclaire
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 298 298 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunteers subsequently developed illnesses as a direct result of their exposure to toxins, dust and debris...
How Far Do Privacy Rights Stretch for a Child’s Safety? by cjleclaire
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
A father recorded a conversation between his son and his ex-wife’s live-in boyfriend. Later on, when he turned in the recording as evidence, the boyfriend’s attorney challenged the admissibility of the recording, calling it illegal eavesdropping. According to ABC News , the boy was five years old...
NY Employment, Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Lawyers by cjleclaire
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor Vehicle Accidents When you are involved in a legal dispute, whether you're experiencing unfair treat...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History by cjleclaire
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens, New York City Employment Defense Firm As employers, when you ask for medical information on a job application, you raise a red flag for the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) and set yourself up for a lawsuit. No matter how reasonable it seems to ask an applicant about medical...
EJII_Color_Brochure_Printing.jpg Advantages Of Advertising On NYC Billboards & Buildings by leafprinting
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
Using billboards to advertise may seem old-fashioned in our technology-driven era. With the internet and the many platforms it reaches out to, why would we still want to advertise with something as seemingly boring as billboards? That’s because they still work! Depending on the type of business y...