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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 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 o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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 N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 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 | 61 61 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 | 69 69 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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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 ...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 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 | 125 125 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...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Homeowners, agents clash at hearing on soliciting
Pol says brokers hijacked meeting on cease-and-desist zones
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella receives award from Property Rights Foundation
Celebrated for his position against eminent domain
May 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol to host forum focused on Flushing transit issues
Will take place Saturday at the Flushing Library
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber hosts first SOUP dinner
The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce launched a new micro-granting program at a community dinner on April 15 at the Flushing Meetinghouse on Northern Boulevard. Known as a “SOUP,” the community...
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time Warner opens new Learning Lab in Flushing
Second time partnering with group serving Chinese immigrants
Apr 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Civic Congress honors three community leaders
US attorney commends work of civics in keynote address
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Putting the freeze on Flushing
City pushing rent-increase exemptions throughout May
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leaders call for traffic measures at busy Flushing intersection
Young couple struck while crossing street last year
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Queens College students mark Autism Awareness Day
Students at Queens College were encouraged to learn more about autism, its treatment, and diagnosis at a fundraiser outside of the Student Union building on the Flushing campus last week. “I’ve alw...
Apr 15, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Verizon workers continue to man picket lines
Want communications company to negotiate new contract
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Ronald McDonald House hosts fun run at St. John's
Benefits families of kids battling pediatric cancer
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Pols introduce resolution to create new police precinct
Bill would split expansive 105th, create 116th Precinct
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Frustrated 7 train riders voice concerns at town hall
NYCT president provides info about new signal system
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QEDC’s E-Space celebrates five years
The food startup incubator Entrepreneur Space celebrated its fifth birthday in style. E-Space, which is run by the Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) out of a building in Long Island Ci...
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Boro prez holds hearing on Muni Lot 3 project
Shows initial support despite local board's objections
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A taxi passes a small aircraft after it made an emergency landing on a busy highway in the outskirts of Budapest, Hungary, Monday, May 30, 2016. An official from a local airport says the Cessna took off on a training flight with two people on board and was forced to land because of engine failure. No injuries were reported. (Zoltan Mihadak/MTI via AP)BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say a small airplane made an emergency landing on a busy highway on the outskirts of Budapest.


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PARIS (AP) — The jihadi network that recruited and groomed one of the suicide attackers in the Nov. 13 attacks in Paris is on trial this week.
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In this May 5, 2016 photo, Marsha McLane, executive director of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, talks about her facility's operations at the Texas Civil Commitment Center, Bill Clayton Facility, in Littlefield, Texas. Many of Texas' most violent sex offenders have been housed for months in the former prison in rural West Texas. Officials believe the in-patient treatment protocol will yield better results for those confined here by court order due to its more intensive and therapeutic nature, according to McLane. (Mark Rogers/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; MANDATORY CREDITLITTLEFIELD, Texas (AP) — Outside of a struggling West Texas town, about a mile from the high school, sits a one-story brick building, its perimeter fencing topped with razor wire. Since last fall, it's been home to some of Texas' most violent sex offenders.


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