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HELPING RESTAURANT OWNERS NAVIGATE THE NEW YORK LABOR LAWS by cjleclaire
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 651 651 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Feb 7, 2018 |   Employment Defense Attorney FAQ for Restaurant Owners For restaurant owners, who are busy running their day-to-day business, New York Labor laws can seem like an added burden. Having access to a NY employment defense lawyer is often vital to navigate the l...
When Should You Hire a Personal Injury Law Firm to Handle Your Accident Case? by cjleclaire
Feb 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been in an accident and suffered serious injury, there is a good likelihood that you have considerable expenses involved with your recovery — hospital bills, doctor bills, rehabilitation and possibly even future disability, more surgeries and more bills. It is important to understand ...
Astoria Characters: The Voice of Chinamerica Radio by Nruhling
Feb 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Steve’s the voice behind Chinamerica Radio and The Country Oldies Show. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The first time Steve Warren stepped in front of a radio-station microphone, he was wearing a bow tie. “I was in third grade and sang White Christmas ,” says Stev...
Astoria Characters: The Street Painter by Nruhling
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Anthony started street painting after 9/11. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Anthony Cappetto is standing on the sidewalk on 30th Avenue. This is not how he’s generally known for making contact with concrete. Anthony is an internationally acclaimed street painter , an...
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 633 633 recommendations | email to a friend
Anti-Harassment Policies and Complaint Procedures Your employment attorney can assist you with the wording for an anti-harassment policy, especially if you are currently dealing with harassment issues in your business and are seeking legal counsel. Writing Anti-Harassment Policies What should you...
What Are Weather Related Accidents? by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
Weather related accidents are something to be concerned about, and statistics back up this fact. According to the   U.S. Department of Transportation , weather related crashes are accidents that take place in harmful weather conditions (rain, sleet, snow, fog, severe crosswinds or blowing sand/sn...
Is Workers’ Compensation the Only Source of Recovery for a Work Injury? by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 618 618 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens | New York City | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Under the workers’ compensation in New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have the right to pursue benefits through a workers’ compensation claim. In many instances, it will be your exclusive remedy—in other wor...
FAQs—What Employers Need to Know about Workers’ Compensation—Part One by cjleclaire
Jan 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 492 492 recommendations | email to a friend
Answers for Business Owners to Common Questions about Workers’ Compensation If you are starting a new business in New York, one of the most important issues you need to address is workers’ compensation insurance. It can be a pretty confusing subject, so we’ve put together a couple pages of freque...
What Are Your Attorney Fees in a Workers’ Compensation Case? by cjleclaire
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 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 expenses. But you need to hire an experienced workers’ compensation attorney to ensure that you get the ben...
Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation if I’ve Had the Same Injury Before? by cjleclaire
Jan 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 600 600 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 reinjure yourself. What happens then? Can you collect workers’ compensation benefits if you aggravate an ol...