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What Are Your Attorney Fees in a Workers’ Compensation Case?
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
In the aftermath of a work-related injury, one of your primary concerns is finances. You may be uncertain about how you’ll meet your financial obligations and you don’t want any unnecessary expense...
Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation if I’ve Had the Same Injury Before?
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
When you’ve had a workplace injury, one of your primary goals will be to get healthy enough to return to work. Of course, once you’ve suffered an injury, there’s always the risk that you’ll reinjur...
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Investigation
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
How Should You Conduct Harassment Investigations? It is vital to conduct an investigation as soon as possible when an employer receives a complaint of sexual harassment (or any other type of discri...
HOW TO PROTECT YOUR SMALL BUSINESS AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Jan 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Q&A that Applies to Sexual Harassment in Small Business Environments If you are a small business owner, you may wonder how to protect your small business from sexual harassment and resulting claims...
W.O.R.K.S Little League 2018 Registration
Jan 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
W.O.R.K.S. Little League is pleased to announce registration dates for our Spring 2018 season. W.O.R.K.S. Little League (Formerly Rich-Haven Little League) has been serving the communities of Richm...
Frequently Asked Questions about Mesothelioma in the Workplace
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
Addressing Your Concerns about Work-Related Mesothelioma According to research, as many as 3,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with Mesothelioma every year. The only known cause of Meso...
Answers to Common Questions about Cancer Caused by Work Exposure to Asbestos
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
For decades, many workers in New York have been exposed to asbestos in the workplace. It’s now clear that asbestos exposure can lead to certain types of cancer, as well as other physical maladies. ...
Driving Tips for Winter Weather
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Driving in winter weather can be a challenge and understanding some basic ideas about how to drive on ice or in snow can help prevent accidents. Treacherous wint...
WHAT WOULD RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE MEAN FOR THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY?
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 240 240 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans Most people assume that restaurant workers would be thrilled about a raise in the minimum wage, but that restaurant owners would not be in favor of it. An interesting situation...
Protecting Your Rights during an Insurance Company Medical Examination
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
When you have been hurt on the job, and have filed a workers’ compensation claim, it’s pretty common that the workers’ compensation insurance provider will require that you submit to a medical exam...

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Revisit gas tax
Dear Editor, The late Illinois Republican congressman and 1980 National Unity Party candidate for president, John Anderson, has passed away at age 95. He was ahead of his time. In 1980, he called f...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biological needs
Dear Editor, There are many adopted children that as adults are looking for their biological parents. And some biological parents are looking for their children because of one reason or another the...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanks to 111th
Dear Editor, The Auburndale Improvement Association wishes to publicly thank the 111th Police Precinct for their recent actions to remediate problems with many of the auto dealerships and some of t...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remove the lanes
Dear Editor, I have been against the bike lanes on Queens Boulevard from the start and foresaw all of the problems they would cause, Now I see it firsthand, and now a lot of other drivers along thi...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pocahontas and me
Dear Editor, Another history lesson for the self-proclaimed high IQ president. Pocahontas was a heroine and role model for all Americans who put her life at risk to save a foreigner. What a disgrac...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flat 'bus'-ted
Dear Editor, A proposal by Councilman Barry Grodenchik and Assembly members Nily Rozic and David Weprin to restore the Q75 bus line is easier said than done. It costs the MTA over $160 per hour to ...
Dec 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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We're all guilty
Dear Editor, As this nonsense starts up again about Christopher Columbus being a bad guy, let Mayor Bill de Blasio follow the rule “those without sin can throw the first stone”. Under that rule we ...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biking through Oz
Dear Editor, As a Schwinn Cruiser Deluxe biker, I have been biking along Queens Boulevard in the new green bike lanes, serenading myself with the song “Follow the green brick road, follow the green...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local news
Dear Editor, Perhaps Councilman Rory Lancman should be reading the Queens Ledger and its sister publications, along with many other weekly newspapers on a regular basis. How fortunate we are to liv...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump-tasking
Dear Editor, Thank god for President Donald Trump. How lucky are we to have a president that can multitask? The Republican tax plan is amazing, eliminating deductions for teachers buying school sup...
Nov 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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2020 prediction
Dear Editor, Over 65 percent of New York City voters just gave the Democrats a national gift. As America's top urban leader, Mayor Bill de Blasio will be elected “Mr. 47” in 2020, beating GOP presi...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rory's wrong idea
Dear Editor, As one of Councilman Rory Lancman's constituents and a career journalist, I oppose his plan to improve New York City's news coverage through taxpayer-funded media. These new outlets wi...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bottom up
Dear Editor, The proposed purpose of the Republican tax reform is to spur corporations to invest in expanding productivity, resulting in an alleged economic expansion that will raise the national g...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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New bus over BQX
Dear Editor, Financing for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) continues to be the unresolved issue for this project. Supporters originally claimed it could be built for $1.7 billion, but Mayor Bil...
Nov 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tree tragedy
Dear Editor, There are thousands of street trees here in the city in need of regular maintenance to maintain their existing health and vigor. I was informed by a brusque employee from the Queens Di...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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