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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 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 ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 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, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 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 . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 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 safet...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 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 fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 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 pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 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 cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 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 ...

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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry by cindy
July 20, 2016 02:57 PM | 5100 views | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans & Associates DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry Whether you own a fast food restaurant or a fine dining establishment, you must now pay your salaried w...
New York City, Queens, Employment Defense Lawyers by cindy
July 08, 2016 03:12 PM | 6102 views | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
Salient Points about the Carlson-Ailes Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit The media is full of reports about the lawsuit Gretchen Carlson, former Fox anchor woman and television host brought against Fox...
Camping Safety Guidelines by cindy
June 14, 2016 02:50 PM | 7784 views | 0 0 comments | 371 371 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim? by cindy
June 14, 2016 12:38 PM | 6669 views | 0 0 comments | 320 320 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations by cindy
June 14, 2016 10:26 AM | 6511 views | 0 0 comments | 288 288 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...
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A sign with the Takata logo is seen outside the Takata Corporation building in Auburn Hills, Michigan(Reuters) - Two U.S. senators on Wednesday called on the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the Aug. 22 crash and explosion of a truck carrying Takata Corp air bag parts that killed a woman and injured four others. Takata makes air bag inflators containing ammonium nitrate, which have been linked to at least 14 deaths and more than 150 injuries and resulted in a massive vehicle recall. The NTSB "must investigate this incident and determine whether this company took appropriate precautions," said a statement by Senators Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Edward Markey of Massachusetts, both Democrats.


2016-08-31 12:04:56 -0400

FILE - This undated driver's license photo provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation shows Tierne Ewing of West Finley Township, Pa. Pennsylvania State Police said Ewing was found dead Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, after she was kidnapped by her husband Kevin Ewing, who was hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound after police forced their way into a barn several miles from where the woman was abducted. Kevin Ewing had been out on bond and under home confinement on charges he beat his wife and abducted her from June 26 to July 8, 2016. (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation via AP, File)PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint by her husband while he was under home confinement on charges he beat and abducted her two months earlier was found dead inside a barn, and he was hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, state police said Wednesday.


2016-08-31 12:04:38 -0400

This NOAA satellite image taken Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, shows an area of low pressure moving into the Pacific Northwest with cloudy skies and scattered rain showers. High pressure over the Great Basin promotes partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies into the desert southwest. In the tropics, Hurricanes Lester and Madeline march towards Hawaii. Hurricane watches are active for Hawaii county as Madeline will skirt the southern portion of the island. (Weather Underground via AP)HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Preparing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii in years, residents on the Big Island are stocking up on food and water and seeking shelter for their animals.


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