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Woman sues KJ’s Ale House, Great Kills, in 2008 slip-and-fall

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – A New Springville woman admittedly was drunk when she slipped and fell outside a Great Kills bar three years ago. But in a lawsuit, Ryan O’Leary contends it was KJ’s Ale House’s fault, not hers, because she allegedly was served alcohol despite being underage. Ms. O’Leary, whose Facebook page shows her …

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Filipina victims of labor trafficking in New York sue former employers

NEW YORK – Leticia Moratal and Jacqueline Aguirre spoke out together for the first time Tuesday, Jan 18 at the Bayanihan Center in Queens, to share their plight and discuss how their dreams of a better life in America were dashed when they became alleged victims of labor trafficking. While their cases are different, both women …

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New York City mayor opens the door to 401(k) for city workers

(Reuters) – New York City workers who are hired in the future might be offered 401(k) thrift plans instead of traditional pension plans that guarantee a certain benefit upon retirement, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday. The necessity of reducing the soaring pension costs for the city’s workers was a centerpiece of Bloomberg’s State of the …

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Insurers to pay NY nearly $120 mln workers comp overcharge

NEW YORK | Fri Dec 31, 2010 4:39pm EST NEW YORK Dec 31 (Reuters) – Four insurance groups have agreed to pay the state of New York nearly $120 million because their companies collected too much in surcharges related to workers compensation, the state Attorney General’s office said on Friday. Under the settlements, the ACE …

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Iron Workers Local 580 Workers Compensation Doctors

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FDNY Charging For Car Accident Help

Times are tough all over, even at the historically high-tone FDNY, where the fire poles are coated with gold, and all hoses spray Veuve Clicquot. To cope with the grinding budget crunch, the department has announced that starting in July it will start charging drivers $490 to respond to a crash or car fire involving …

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AIG to pay $146M over workers compensation lawsuit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — American Insurance Group Inc. and its insurance affiliates have agreed to pay more than $100 million in fines and other penalties to resolve claims the insurer violated workers compensation regulations. New York-based AIG also agreed to pay about $46.5 million in additional taxes and assessments. The proposed settlement negotiated between AIG …

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Experts dig deep into snow-shoveling conundrum

Few life choices are fraught with more peril than the decision to shovel snow. Yes, shoveling is a killer workout — except, of course, when it actually kills. And then there are the legal ramifications. Many municipalities require residents to clear walks and driveways. But some homeowners refuse because someone at some time said shoveling …

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Shoveling Snow Can Result In Visit To ER

Much of the country enjoyed a white Christmas and post-Christmas. Digging out from a heavy snow is not only a tiring chore, it can be downright dangerous. And the danger can be greater than just aching backs and frozen fingers. “Each year thousands of people are treated in emergency departments across the United States for …

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Physiatrist For Pain

Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry

Physiatrist, Speciality Pain Doctor A physiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (also called PM&R physicians). Physiatrists diagnose and offer treatment for both acute pain and chronic pain and specialize in a wide variety of nonsurgical treatments for the musculoskeletal system. James started at the slip of paper his doctor …

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