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The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
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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 volunte...
How Far Do Privacy Rights Stretch for a Child’s Safety?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 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...
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EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 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) an...
Advantages Of Advertising On NYC Billboards & Buildings
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 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...
CERTAPRO PAINTERS® ANNOUNCES PAINTCATION™ SWEEPSTAKES
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
CertaPro Painters®, the largest painting franchise in North America, is launching its first ever Paintcation™ sweepstakes — a part of CertaPro’s ‘We Do Painting, You Do Life™’ campaign.  The sweeps...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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GWDC meeting to be held next week
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation will hold its September meeting next week on Tuesday, September 24, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle School Cafe, 87-40 88th Street with the Annu...
Sep 18, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crowley opens campaign office on Myrtle Ave
Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley is running against Republican challenger Craig Caruana to keep her seat in the 30th District in the upcoming general elections on November 5, 2013. Crowley was joined...
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Preparing for the Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival
Before you know it, we have come to that time of the year when our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation board, staff and I accelerate our hard work in preparation for our October 20th “Wonderf...
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New congregation has plans for Woodhaven cemetery
Hopes to turn overgrown site into memorial garden
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Forestdale celebrates with a back-to-school barbecue
Foster children and families connected with Forestdale in Forest Hills marked the end of summer over the weekend with a back-to-school barbecue. Over 500 kids and caretakers came together for the e...
Sep 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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September is an important month
Here we are in September, the month with so many important dates as the election countdown begins. Tuesday, September 10, will be the Democratic and Republican primaries. If you are a registered De...
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Organization of the Year: American Legion Post 118
In 1919, right after the end of World War I, Congress chartered the American Legion, a national organization for veterans. Woodhaven’s Post No. 118 was one of the very first posts to be chartered i...
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Great day for back-to-school shopping
The past Saturday the weather was warm bright and sunny. It was not hot for our Annual “Back to School Sales Days,” which was held on our award-winning Woodhaven Business Improvement District's Jam...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patti Eggers: Woman of the year
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association put out the call for donations and volunteers. Patti Eggers did not hesitate, coming in early the first day, bringing alon...
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Woodhaven looks to curb growing crime
Civilian patrols on the table, but volunteers lacking
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Job fair aims to ease unemployment in Jamaica
In Jamaica, many residents have been out of work for months or even years, which explained the block-long line at a job fair in the neighborhood last week. Hundreds stood in the 88-degree heat in t...
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Meet the Man of the Year 2013
Over the past few years, I have had the good fortune of being involved in the selection process of individuals, groups, organizations and businesses that deserve to be honored at the annual celebra...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to School Sales & much more
Back to school they go! And we know what that means in Woodhaven, our Annual “Back to School Sales Days” on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue have begun. Many bargains to be had in your award-winning Wood...
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Jamaica residents call out mayoral candidates
Wants the needs of the neighborhood addressed in campaign
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St. John's Hospital dismisses rumors of closing
St. John's Episcopal Hospital, the only hospital on the Rockaway Peninsula, is dismissing rumors it is shutting down after closing some of its units and proposing layoffs for many of the staff. Hos...
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Comedian Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse on May 24, 2016, in Norristown, PennsylvaniaNorristown (United States) (AFP) - Disgraced television legend Bill Cosby will face trial over accusations that he sexually assaulted a woman after plying her with drugs at his Philadelphia home 12 years ago, a judge ruled Tuesday.


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A Google carpet is seen at the entrance of the new headquarters of Google France before its official inauguration in ParisBy Michel Rose and Chine Labbé PARIS (Reuters) - Dozens of French police raided Google's Paris headquarters on Tuesday, escalating an investigation into the digital giant on suspicion of tax evasion. Google, which said it was fully complying with French law, is under pressure across Europe from public opinion and governments angry at the way multinationals exploit their presence around the world to minimize the tax they pay. Investigators from the financial prosecutors office and France's central office against corruption and tax fraud, accompanied by 25 IT specialists, took part in the raid.


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Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will reportedly skip next month's Belmont Stakes in the wake of his upset defeat at the PreaknessKentucky Derby winner Nyquist will skip next month's Belmont Stakes in the wake of his upset defeat at the Preakness, US media reports said Tuesday. Nyquist, who had been regarded as a possible Triple Crown contender before his defeat to Exaggerator at Pimlico on Saturday, was suffering from a high white blood cell count, his team said. Trainer Doug O'Neill said Nyquist was running a fever of "102 degrees and change" on Monday.


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