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Driving Tips for Winter Weather by cjleclaire
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 395 395 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 winter driving conditions range from freezing rain, sleet, snow or simply temperature drops where wet su...
WHAT WOULD RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE MEAN FOR THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY? by cjleclaire
Dec 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 437 437 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 took place in Maine last summer that is worthy of note regarding minimum wages. According to   The ...
Astoria Characters: The Portrait Photographer by Nruhling
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Fumi is from Osaka, Japan. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Fumi Sugino   is a   portrait photographer , so it makes sense that he sees things in scenes. His images are artfully and carefully composed. The people in them are merely props meant to blend in with their s...
Protecting Your Rights during an Insurance Company Medical Examination by cjleclaire
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 519 519 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 examination by a doctor chosen by the insurer. It’s important that you understand that you have a number...
What You Want in a Workers’ Compensation Attorney by cjleclaire
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 491 491 recommendations | email to a friend
New York, Queens Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Things to Look For When You Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer When you’re hurt on the job, it can often seem like an open and shut case, but the reality is that many legitimate claims are initially rejected. That’s one of the primary reasons you wa...
Avoid Drunk Drivers During the Holiday Season by cjleclaire
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 379 379 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanksgiving marked the beginning of the holiday season, which ends after New Years Day. Everyone gets excited, and typically, this is a festive time with lots of parties, gift giving, dining out and drinking alcoholic beverages. However despite the good cheer, statistics also show that binge dri...
Keeping Your Ex Spouse from Being Administrator of Your Estate by cjleclaire
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 368 368 recommendations | email to a friend
In most situations, the last person you would want to give the authority to administer your estate would be a former spouse. In fact, to avoid such a contingency, it’s a fairly common practice for parties to a divorce to include language in the divorce decree prohibiting either from acting as adm...
Astoria Characters: The Young Man With the Broken Heart by Nruhling
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Romaine is from Alabama. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Romaine Paige   is sitting on his bed trying to figure out his future, which may or may not be written on the Whiteboard on his wall. His wife – there has been no wedding ceremony or marriage license, but that’...
Judge Roy Moore and the Sexual Allegations He Faces by cjleclaire
Dec 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 298 298 recommendations | email to a friend
What could be more damning for a political career than allegations of sexual misconduct? In today’s media climate, sexual allegations are a powerful juggernaut to take down almost anyone’s political career. They are also a force to be reckoned with for company executives and other prominent figur...
REPRESENTATIVE CONYERS: CLAIMS MOUNTING ABOUT SEXUAL MISCONDUCT by cjleclaire
Dec 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Dec 7, 2017 |   Employment Defense Attorney ,   Sexual Harassment   Since multiple allegations of sexual misconduct emerged regarding Harvey Weinstein, during the past month, other women have come forward in Hollywood and other industries to make their claims of sexual ha...