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Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America? by cjleclaire
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 850 850 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich., No. 14-13710, 8/18/16) centered on whether a Michigan funeral home violated federal employment bia...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 634 634 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the idea of designating drivers. A Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) survey done in 2014 showed: That...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits? by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 621 621 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, making less money than you were before your injury? Are you still entitled to seek workers’ compensa...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 516 516 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . Tracey Hejalian-Amon is the wife of a wealthy estranged husband, Swiss businessman Maurice Alin Amon...
Equal Pay for Women Issues by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 523 523 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safety exists in numbers. You may believe that perhaps doing what other companies do is a safe standard a...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island by cjleclaire
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 446 446 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle for numerous Long Islanders. However, many boaters are complacent, and don’t take precautions or boati...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work? by cjleclaire
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 451 451 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a personal injury suffered on the job. The answer, as is often the case, is that it depends. If your emp...
HVOT_hans_blog_transgender.jpeg New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity by cjleclaire
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 417 417 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms consistent with their identity. New state laws require them to use a restroom consistent with the sexual...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge? by cjleclaire
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 382 382 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a lawsuit against the judge and sued for damages. Details of the Filing The New York Law Journal repor...
GZO2_business_law.jpg Live in NY & Open A Corporation in Delaware – Why? by FisherLawGroupNY
Aug 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you love the big city life? Do you want to open your business in New York but aren’t sure if you can commit there? Is the nature of your business mobile or virtual, but you’d like to live in New York running your business but still enjoy good tax savings? If any of these apply to you then you ...