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More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA by cjleclaire
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively worked toward passing the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), notable in her Oscar acceptance speech in 2015 ...
Multiple Listing Service by godfather
Sep 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Great tool when your office hasn't many listings. Great source to find many listings. When abused by sales agents, then their credibility to other agents and Realtors are shot. Sometimes an owner insists on being on Multiple Listing service to sell their home quickly. Yes even a so called leading...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD? by cjleclaire
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 424 424 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show that many   motor vehicle accident victims also suffer from PTSD. According to the National Center fo...
APARTMENTS FOR RENT-BEST SOURCE TO FIND ONE by godfather
Sep 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview with Adele Scalfani of 'Diverse Real Estate' who services Ridgewood, Maspeth, Middle Village, and Glendale areas. When a Broker is in business for 37 years he does get plenty of repeat business from Landlords over the years. Save time and effort, see the Best apartments first. According...
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate by cjleclaire
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 520 520 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive either $50,000 or 1/3rd of the estate, whichever is larger. However, as set forth in an opinion from the ...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America? by cjleclaire
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 531 531 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich., No. 14-13710, 8/18/16) centered on whether a Michigan funeral home violated federal employment bia...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 482 482 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the idea of designating drivers. A Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) survey done in 2014 showed: That...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits? by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, making less money than you were before your injury? Are you still entitled to seek workers’ compensa...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 373 373 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . Tracey Hejalian-Amon is the wife of a wealthy estranged husband, Swiss businessman Maurice Alin Amon...
Equal Pay for Women Issues by cjleclaire
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 385 385 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safety exists in numbers. You may believe that perhaps doing what other companies do is a safe standard a...