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What Does It Mean to Be Classified as “Permanently Partially Disabled”?
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
When you have been hurt on the job, there are typically four different ways your injury can be classified: Temporary partial disability—something that is short-term and does not prevent you from be...
Tesla Fatal Car Crash: NTSB Reveals Need for Safeguards
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigated the Tesla fatal car crash that occurred in May of 2016. The Tesla semi-automated car driven by Joshua Brown crashed into a tractor-trail...
NYC Department of Transportation Sued for Racial Discrimination
Oct 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
This summer the NYC Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) faced a lawsuit for racial discrimination. The Acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney filed a lawsuit that alleged a pattern of racial discriminati...
Overtime Myths in the Restaurant Industry
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
Overtime myths can circulate in any line of work, and the restaurant industry is no exception. Some of the most prevalent myths deal with wages and overtime. As an employer, it is vital that you do...
Do You Need a Witness to a Workplace Accident?
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Oct 10, 2017   |   Workers Compensation Attorneys   |   0 comments In New Jersey, if you’ve been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits to cover your d...
Don’t Accept Business as Usual—Let Us Help You Get the Compensation You Deserve
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 344 344 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Oct 6, 2017   |   blog ,   Queens Workers Comp Attorneys ,   Workers Compensation Attorneys When you’ve been injured on the job, you are entitled to seek disability b...
The Diverse Culture in Queens Extends to Its Restaurants, Too!!
Sep 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 721 721 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s no secret that the borough of Queens is one of the most ethnically diverse communities anywhere on the planet. For anyone who loves great food and wants to try something different, it’s a virt...
Something You May Not Have Known about Queens
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 645 645 recommendations | email to a friend
  A:   The borough derived its name from the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza, who was the queen of England when Queens as founded in 1683. Explorers and colonists had been in the area, th...
How Does Your Lawyer Get Paid in a Workers’ Compensation Case?
Sep 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 695 695 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Sep 20, 2017   |   Workers Compensation Attorneys ,   Workers Compensation Claims Attorney New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Whe...
Sep 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 680 680 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP | Sep 20, 2017 | Blog , Crane Accidents Crane accidents in the construction industry are relatively common, and this is because of the inherent dangers involved wi...

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Clara Oza, Parent Coordinator/PS 343
As the parent coordinator for PS 343 in Sunnyside, Clara Oza acts as a liaison between the school and parents. She runs workshops for parents and tries to involve them in school happenings. “We try...
Oct 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ryan Downey-Lugo, Troop 26 Eagle Scout
Greenpoint native Ryan Downey-Lugo celebrated a milestone achievement this week. Surrounded by friends and family, he officially became an Eagle Scout, a rank only 3 percent of Boy Scouts achieve. ...
Oct 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michael Capiraso, New York Road Runners
For Michael Capiraso, president and CEO of the New York Road Runners, inspiring people to run is an important mission. The organization hosts races throughout the five boroughs nearly every weekend...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robert Blatt, BlattWorld
When a customer walks into BlattWorld on Fresh Pond Road in Ridgewood, he or she is surrounded by a sea of cameras, equipment, cases and other technology. Owner Robert Blatt takes pride in the wide...
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luis Guerra, Program Coordinator/Playworks
For young students, recess should be a fun, playful time full of exercise and exploration. But that’s not always the case. For many, it has become a chaotic period where kids are getting hurt, left...
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jonnel Doris Director, Office of MWBE
Richmond Hill resident Jonnel Doris is passionate about creating opportunity and economic advancement for all New Yorkers. A Guyana native, Doris came to the country as an immigrant and opened his ...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jen Chantrtanapichate, Cleanup North Brooklyn
Bushwick resident Jen Chantrtanapichate had enough of private waste transfer companies taking advantage of the community. In spring 2015, she teamed up with area residents to create the nonprofit o...
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carol Scarano, Democratic District Leader
District Leader Carol Scarano’s family has a long civic and political history serving the Astoria community. Her father, Ralph DeMarco, was also district leader from 1966 to 1977. He served as depu...
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carmen Velasquez, New York Supreme Court
Justice Carmen Velasquez of New York State Supreme Court made history when she became the first Ecuadorian to serve as judge for both Civil Court and Supreme Court. The Quito native, who moved to Q...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seymour Schwartz, Briarwood Civic Leader
Briarwood’s Seymour Schwartz is so involved in civic life that it’s hard to keep track of everything he’s done. For more than two decades, Schwartz was the president of the Briarwood Community Asso...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ann Bruno, 114th Precinct Community Council
Lifelong Astoria resident Ann Bruno was recently hailed as the “Mayor of Astoria.” The 89-year-old has served as president of the 114th Precinct Community Council for the last 27 years. She’s been ...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raul Flores, Los Sures Organizer
If a tree grows in Brooklyn, Williamsburg’s Raul Flores wonders why his neighborhood still suffers from high asthma and respiratory illness rates. Flores, a community organizer for Southside United...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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On the Record with Gretha Suarez, Partnerships for Parks
Park lovers looking for opportunities to help clean up their local green spaces should meet Gretha Suarez. Suarez, an outreach coordinator in western Queens for Partnerships for Parks, helps connec...
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deborah Kass, Brooklyn Artist
Deborah Kass’s work is seen in museums around the country, from Boston and Washington, D.C. to New Orleans and right here in New York City. A member of the New York Foundation for the Arts’ Hall of...
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 280 280 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jazha Thompson, Catholic Charities SYEP Assistant
At age 16, Jazha Thompson already knows she wants to be a professional basketball player when she grows up. The downtown Brooklyn native has been playing since she was a child. Growing up, she was ...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 294 294 recommendations | email to a friend
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