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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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 | 39 39 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 | 43 43 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 | 70 70 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 | 78 78 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 | 124 124 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 | 134 134 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 | 228 228 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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Mary Powers
Mary Powers passed away on Sunday, April 03, 2016 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Daniel J. Powers. Loving Mother of Stephen Powers and the late Kevin Powers and Mother-in-Law of Patrici...
Apr 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert A. Titz
Robert A. Titz passed away on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at the age of 60. Beloved Husband of Mary Elizabeth McGinn. Loving Father of Stacy. Dear Brother of Karen LeVasseur and Brother-in-Law of Duane...
Mar 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carmen A. Duran
Carmen A. Duran passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the age of 90. Loving Mother of Maria Teresa Flechas. Cherished Grandmother of Oscar M. Flechas, Claudia P. Flechas and Sandra B. Flechas,...
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Antonio Barrios
Antonio Barrios passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at the age of 55. Beloved Brother of Obdulio Jr. and Carmen Kenny. Loving Uncle of Eileen Patricia, Michelle, Nicholas, Michael, Doreen, Chri...
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Anita Beck
Anita Beck passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved Wife of William R. Beck. Loving Mother of Janette and Mal Hogan, Patricia Beck, Susan Marie McAvey and William Beck Jr. Ch...
Mar 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sarah R. DeVita
Sarah R. DeVita passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the age of 75. Beloved Wife of Vincent DeVita. Loving Sister of Michael Casella, Josephine Rinaldi and the late Felicia Cuoco. Cherished A...
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Marie E. Schrimpf
Marie E. Schrimpf passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at the age of 82. Beloved Wife of the late Leonard Schrimpf. Loving Sister of Theresa, Rita and the late Joan, Vicki and John. Cherished Aunt...
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IIse Vasko
IIse Vasko passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late John Vasko. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Thursday March 17, 2016 at 10 AM Inter...
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Marie Kirchoff
Marie Kirchoff passed away on Tuesday, March 08, 2016 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Harold Kirchoff. Devoted Daughter of the late Edmond Lamy and Hermance Boullianne. Loving Mother of ...
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Raymond T. Paluszek
Raymond T. Paluszek passed away on Sunday, March 06, 2016 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of Florence Paluszek. Loving Father of Suzanne Paluszek and Carole Paluszek. Mr. Paluszek was a United St...
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Theodore Junowicz
Theodore Junowicz passed away on Friday, March 04, 2016 at the age of 77. Dear Brother of the late Mary Zajac. Dear Uncle of Karen Ruth and Jerry Zajac. Private Cremation was held on Tuesday, March...
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Jozefa Zacharewicz
Jozefa Zacharewicz passed away on Monday, March 07, 2016 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Zygmund Zacharewicz. Loving Mother of Halina Matson, Yvonne Gendig, Ursula Pucci and Eva Bubaris ...
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Ralph Taliercio
Ralph Taliercio passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of the late Anette Taliercio. Loving Father of Joseph Taliercio, Patrick Taleircio and Lisa Dettling and Fath...
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George Brehm
George Brehm of Maspeth Queens passed away on March 4th 2016 at the age of 85. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. to Mary and John Brehm. He served his Country in the United States Air Force from 1951-1...
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Evelyn Matteo
Evelyn Matteo passed away on Saturday, March 05, 2016 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of Rosario R. Matteo. Loving Mother of Daniel Matteo and the late Lorraine Matteo. Also survived by numerous lov...
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Volkswagen's net profit slumped by 20.1% to 2.31 billion euros in the period from January to March, on a 3.4-percent decline in sales to 50.96 billion eurosVolkswagen suffered whiplash from a massive engine-rigging scandal as profits slumped in the first quarter, but the embattled German auto giant Tuesday insisted things were not as bad as they look. Volkswagen, which owns 12 brands in all, from VW to Audi, Porsche, Seat and Lamborhgini, said in a statement that it "put in a solid performance in the first three months" of 2016, despite the so-called "dieselgate" scandal. The still incalculable costs of the affair -- including regulatory fines and legal costs -- pushed VW into the red for the first time in more than 20 years last year when it booked a loss of 1.6 billion euros due to the 16 billion euros in provisions it was forced to set aside.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging Americans to be prepared for the coming hurricane season and warning against what he says is a growing "complacency" when it comes to dangerous weather.
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Afghan security personnel keep watch as they take part in an operation against Taliban militants at the Aliabad district of Kunduz province on May 31, 2016The Taliban killed at least 16 people Tuesday and kidnapped dozens of others after pulling them off buses in northern Afghanistan, officials said, the latest assault since the insurgents named a new leader last week. The Taliban claimed they were targeting Afghan security officials aboard the buses passing through Aliabad district in the province of Kunduz, where the insurgents briefly overran the provincial capital in a stunning military victory last year. Around 200 passengers were travelling in four buses towards Kabul when they were waylaid by Taliban gunmen, with some killed on the side of the road at point-blank range, officials said.


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