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How Dangerous Is Texting While Driving Compared with Drunk Driving?
Oct 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Why Texting While Driving May Be More Dangerous than DWI It may come as a surprise that texting while driving is more worrisome to the majority of drivers than drunk driving. This is true despite t...
What the New Anti-Sexual Harassment Law Means for NY Employers
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
Is There Liability You Could Face that You Did Not Face in the Past? The NYS new anti-harassment law has a number of sweeping changes. For one, it applies to all protected classes under New York Hu...
OPENING A FRANCHISE BUSINESS DOESN'T GUARANTEE SUCCESS
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
INTERVIEW WITH RIDGEWOOD REAL ESTATE BROKER Anthony Carbi Look at Taco Bell they have Beefy Fritos Burrito for $1.00 dollar. We are talking about maybe half of the $3.49 cents as a profit. Or $1.74...
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
HOW CAN A BUSINESS/FRANCHISE OWNER MAKE MONEY TODAY?
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now y...
Register Now for Fall Dance in Forest Hills!
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall session of children's dance classes at the Commonpoint Queens Central Queens School of Dance begins this Sunday, September 15. Space is still available in our Sunday Ballet/Tap class for 5...
Elevator Accident: New York Premises Liability Law
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
Tragic Elevator Accident from a Legal Perspective A fatal elevator accident occurred at a 23-story Manhattan apartment building near the end of August. The elevator malfunction killed a 30-year old...
Falls from Ladders Can Result in Serious Injury or Death
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
Safety Tips from OSHA to Avoid Falling from a Ladder Falls from ladders are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. In fact, according to   OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Adm...
The Van De Water Law Firm, P.C. Opens New Office
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 231 231 recommendations | email to a friend
The Long Island firm has relocated its office to Woodbury, New York Press Release - updated: Sep 11, 2019 20:28 EDT WOODBURY, N.Y., September 11, 2019 (Newswire.com) - The Van De Water Law Firm, P....
Details of the NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law for 2019
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 981 981 recommendations | email to a friend
The New NY Anti-Sexual Harassment Law: What Employers Should Know Additional New York State anti-sexual harassment law protections came into existence in August 2019. Under the new law, sexual hara...

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How to End Healthcare's Unwelcome Surprises
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Jul 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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"Do you need experts to win your case?"
In personal injury actions, expert witnesses can often make or break your case. For this reason, defendants will often challenge a plaintiff’s experts and ask the court to preclude them from testif...
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
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Extreme weather signals need for climate action
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Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why the Uber Cap Hurts Drivers Like Me
According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, the city’s decision to extend the cap on For Hire Vehicle (FHV) licenses is meant to help hard-working drivers like myself. Unfortunately, it does the opposite. I...
Jul 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Closer Look at Gluten-Free Diets
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Jul 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump’s comments are antithetical to NYC
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The Price of a Highway Pile-up
While work was being performed, a two-car accident occurred approximately 200 feet south of the taper where the lanes of traffic merged. No changes to the lane closure set up were made following th...
Jul 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulfill an American hero’s dying wish
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Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
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How could taking roof measurements result in a civil lawsuit?
In a case involving Labor Law § 240(1), a masonry company was hired by a building owner to perform work on its building. That masonry company hired a fabricating company to fabricate sills, lintels...
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
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What do jurors decide in trip and fall cases?
Tragedy usually comes when you least expect it. That was true for a 74-year-old man who slipped and fell as he was going down the stairs to the subway. He attempted to board the train at Rockefelle...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supreme Court made right call on citizenship question
Last week, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. In a 5-4 decision, the high court sent the case back to the lower court, effecti...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
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What do jurors decide in trip and fall cases?
Tragedy usually comes when you least expect it. That was true for a 74-year-old man who slipped and fell as he was going down the stairs to the subway. He attempted to board the train at Rockefelle...
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Settlement or verdict?
A man was driving his scooter down the street. The scooter required him to have a valid motorcycle license, which of course he had. He is a Polish immigrant and American citizen who has worked in c...
Jun 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 232 232 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pass the American Dream and Promise Act
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Jun 25, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protecting Cities from Rising Water
Across the country, policymakers are scrambling to protect their communities from the effects of climate change. In January, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker proposed real-estate tax increases ...
Jun 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
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