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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 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 | 116 116 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 | 118 118 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 | 296 296 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 | 322 322 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 | 325 325 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 | 704 704 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 | 685 685 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 | 668 668 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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Adams releases report on craft beverage industry
Wants legislative change, partnerships to help biz flourish
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick students plant vegetables at community garden
Students from PS 376 in Bushwick helped plant vegetables last Friday afternoon as part of a community garden building day. The garden sits at the corner of Himrod Street and Wilson Avenue, and is o...
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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The small business squeeze
On Saturday morning my friend was having a stoop sale at Manhattan Avenue and India Street, so I was happily strolling down the avenue thinking about what splendors awaited me at the sale. There we...
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Career expo helps young job seekers in Brooklyn
Dozens of job seekers filed into United Revival Mennonite Church in Bushwick last Friday morning for a career expo focused on connecting young people with employment opportunities. Organized by St....
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn cyclists to embark on cross-country trip for charity
Summer journey to raise money, awareness for FSHD
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenpoint schools can now let their Green Flags fly
Four schools in Greenpoint earned the Green Flag on Monday, a national award given by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) to schools that teach students to become environmental leaders. PS 31, P...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family-owned pizzeria opens on Grand Street
East Williamsburg residents have a new pizzeria on the block. La Romana Pizzeria, located at 755 Grand Street, celebrated its grand opening last Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Passersby e...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Looking outside the self for discipline
I have always been an impatient person. As a child, I lived for instant gratification because I could usually get it. I found some talents that came naturally and enjoyed reaping the rewards withou...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swimming community wants extended lanes in McCarren
As the summer season approaches, a community of adult swimmers is hoping McCarren Park Pool can accommodate its users. Longtime north Brooklyn resident Michael Rudnick has been leading a push for t...
May 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fashion gets eco-conscious at PS 34 in Greenpoint
The PS 34 Green Team and Tina Wong, a sustainability coach from National Wildlife Federation, recently put together an Eco Fashion show. The purpose was to teach kids about environmentally friendly...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campaign, don't complain
I have a unique situation as a neighbor and friend, in that I have a platform here in the Greenpoint Star to share my thoughts weekly. But with recent events, I've been noticing how important it is...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick tenants rally against alleged landlord harassment
A coalition of tenants from three Bushwick buildings rallied on Monday to denounce alleged landlord harassment. Tenants from 920 Bushwick Avenue, 946 Bushwick Avenue and 1075 Greene Avenue formed a...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamsburg nonprofit celebrates 45 years
The Williamsburg-based nonprofit Southside United HDFC-Los Sures celebrated 45 years of commitment to affordable housing, community development and advocacy last week. Over 200 guests attended the ...
May 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Believing the victims
Last week was a hard one for me. As my readers know, I am a sexual assault survivor, and every time I hear about a rape or sexual assault, it floods me with sadness and rage. It is not my imaginati...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn pol introduces home-sharing regulation bill
Brooklyn Assemblyman Joseph Lentol introduced legislation on Monday that would regulate home-sharing and allow companies like Airbnb to collect and remit city and state taxes on behalf of hosts. “H...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
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