The firm at Falk & Klebanoff has years of experience practicing labor law and defends people throughout Long Island, New York. Since 1995, we have been offering superior legal services to clients throughout New York and New Jersey. We are members of the Nassau County Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, American Justice Association, New York and New Jersey State Bar Associations. And we are licensed to practice in both state and federal courts.
Labor law is also known as employment law. This type of law mediates the relationship between workers, employing entities, trade unions, and the government. When breaking down, there are two types of labor laws: collective and individual. Collective labor law relates to the shared relationship between employees, employers, and any unions. Whereas individual labor law concerns only employees’ work rights. Government agencies enforce labor laws and ensure that all working conditions are socially acceptable. This is done with the creation of OSHA and the safety rules they lay down. If they are not, that is where we come in. We handle all sorts of labor law cases and strive for justice when working conditions are inadequate.
When it comes to labor law, one of the most important uses for it is to keep a safe work environment. This is all due to the creation of OSHA with the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. This ordinance sets safety regulation in place to minimize workplace danger and aims to reduce hazardous situations. This means companies need to work hand-in-hand with OSHA and their guidelines. For example, companies need to make sure their employees understand the dangers and have the right information to get in touch with OSHA. OSHA also requires employers to disclose to workers the right to seek training, set up an inspection or report any safety concerns.
Labor law most commonly regards the rights and responsibilities of unionized employees. Many workers see unions as beneficial, since these work groups have more power negotiating together as opposed to individually. Good unions negotiate for better pay, more convenient hours, and an increase in workplace safety. However, unions do have limitations. So leaders must treat all union members fairly and not restrict a union member’s right to speech, assembly, and voting powers.
When dealing with a union member, employers also have rules to follow. For example, employers may only negotiate with a designated union representative. So the relationship between union rep and the employer must work, since he or she speaks for a larger group of people.
When it comes down to laws, states make their own in terms of labor relations. However, all of these laws must comply with the federal statute on the matter, which is the National Labor Relations Act.
States are allowed to make their own laws concerning labor relations, but all of these laws must comply with the federal statute, known as the National Labor Relations Act. Labor law also refers to the set of standards for working conditions and wage laws. These laws prohibit child labor and sets a minimum wage. They also follow the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Our firm specializes in labor law, construction accidents, vehicle accidents and personal injuries for clients across Long Island, New York. Check out the reasons why you may need a personal injury lawyer. If you are in need of representation for anything that falls under that umbrella, please contact us today. You can reach our office by dialing 516-564-4200. When you call, we can provide you with a free, no-obligation consultation and go over any legal issues you are experiencing. Get an attorney that works for you and learn more about how our law firm helps with labor law! With our experience on your side, you will be in winning hands.
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You need a commercial litigation lawyer if you need any of the following: you need to sue a business, or are being sued by one; need to collect a debt or someone is trying to collect one from you; purchase a car that is “a lemon”; or are duped into buying something. We can help pursue and protect all of your legal rights.
Sometimes must address situations in order to avoid paying money we’re not responsible for paying, or we must get someone to pay us money that is owed.
This is where Falk & Klebanoff PC can help. So please, contact us today to learn more. The number for our office is 516-564-4200. When you call, we can provide you with a no-obligation consultation. Get commercial litigation you can trust when you turn to our Long Island, New York law office.
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Falk & Klebanoff PC is here to help answer each and every one of your questions and concerns regarding residential and commercial real estate. Located in West Hempstead, New York, we are the real estate lawyer of choice for many on Long Island.
In a nutshell, a real estate attorney is someone who is licensed to practice real estate law, but the extent of our services under real estate law extends past that. And there are reasons why you need to hire a real estate lawyer.
Selling your home can be a stressful task. When you have been presented with a potential buyer and after you have accepted their offer, call the lawyers at Falk & Klebanoff PC who are prepared to assist you to complete this deal.
Buying a house is the single most important investment that you will make in your life. After a bid is accepted on a house you wish to purchase, that is when you should call Falk & Klebanoff PC.
We also focus on commercial real estate. Of course, we are always available to answer each and every one of your questions and concerns. Know when you need a real estate lawyer and how we can help. Do not hesitate to reach out today. The number for our office is 516-564-4200. When you call, we can provide you with a no-obligation consultation. Get a real estate lawyer who is on your side and will work tirelessly for you.
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Falk & Klebanoff PC has years of experience in the practice of immigration law and is very responsive to our clients’ needs. The firm stays on top of ever-changing immigration laws so that clients can obtain citizenship and families stay together. This includes Green Cards, work visas, naturalization and removal proceedings. So if you need help with any of those areas, then we are the immigration lawyers for you!
For non-English speaking clients, we offer Spanish and Creole interpreters. For more information about immigration law and how we are the Long Island lawyer for you, please contact us today. The number for our office is 516-564-4200. When you call, we can provide you with a no-obligation consultation. So please, for trusted immigration lawyers in the Hempstead area, as well as throughout Long Island and New York, turn to Falk and Klebanoff!
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Falk & Klebanoff PC is here to help and handle all traffic violation issues and summonses in any court. Things happen while driving. You may receive a traffic summons for a moving or non-moving violation, such as no license, registration or insurance.
Our goal is to reduce the effect of the violation on your license and insurance premiums. So please, contact us today for representation. The number for our office is 516-564-4200. When you call, we can provide you with a free, no-obligation consultation. On top of helping with various traffic violations, we can also provide representation if you have been in a car accident. Our law firm is here to help you when you have any sort of traffic violation and need representation in court.
There is a difference in traffic tickets when it comes to moving violations and non-moving violations. A moving violation occurs whenever a traffic law is violated by a moving vehicle. This includes speeding, running a stop sign, or failing to yield. Whereas a non-moving violation is related to parking or faulty equipment. Some popular examples include illegal parking tickets, like parking in front of a fire hydrant, parking too close to the curb, parking in a no-parking zone, or parking in front of an expired meter. Learn when you may need a lawyer for a moving violation. The law office of Falk & Klebanoff offers representation for both moving and non-moving violations.
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Since 1985, Falk & Klebanoff PC has established themselves as arguably the best personal injury lawyers on Long Island, New York. We are dedicated to providing legal representation to our personal injury clients suffering from all types of injuries caused by accidents. Our West Hempstead law office allows us to help many in the greater New York area and for you to find a personal lawyer injury you can trust!
If your claim arises from a car accident, we handle all aspects of no-fault claims. We also handle worker’s compensation claims if something happened while on the job. And we work on cases involving construction worker accidents, doctor malpractice, slips and falls on subway platforms and private city sidewalks and streets. So if you feel like what has happened falls under one of these umbrellas, then please get in touch with us.
Falk & Klebanoff PC specializes in handling many different cases revolving around personal injuries, work injuries and labor law. We also take on cases regarding dog bites and defective product cases. If an unfortunate death is involved, we are here to help prosecute all of your claims. We will fight to get you the compensation you deserve! So please, reach out to us today for trusted representation on Long Island, New York! The number for our office is 516-564-4200. When you call, we can provide you with a no-obligation consultation! We can go over the details of your case and claim.
There are different types of personal injury claims, but we have the experience to handle them all. We have the best personal injury lawyer team on Long Island, New York. Here are some of the most common personal injuries that result in some sort of claim:
When you turn to Falk & Klebanoff, we will help you file a claim for your personal injury and do everything in our power to get you the money you deserve! There are some steps to follow when you suffer a personal injury. These tips will help you case and aid your effort for any compensation. Get the best personal injury lawyer on Long Island when you turn to Falk & Klebanoff!
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Since 1994, Falk & Klebanoff PC has been offering superior legal services to clients throughout New York and New Jersey. We are members of the Nassau County Bar Association, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, American Justice Association, New York and New Jersey State Bar Associations. We are licensed to practice in both state and federal courts. For lawyers you can trust, please contact us today. We specialize in labor law, construction accidents, immigration, real estate, car accidents and personal injuries for clients across Long Island, New York. The number for our office is 516-564-4200. When you call, we can provide you with a free, no-obligation consultation. Let our law firm help you win your case.
I am happy to say a good word on behalf of the attorney Jeff Falk. He has been providing legal help for people in real estate situations. He is extremely competent and experienced. Most of his business has been centered in Long Island where he has established a reputation for honesty, fairness, and competence. He brings to his work a wealth of battle-tested experience in the real estate field and his background is impeccable. I have particularly enjoyed working with Jeff Falk and as far as I am concerned, his competence, integrity, and decency are unquestioned.
Dear Mr. Falk,
I am writing this letter to you to let you know that my office appreciates all your hard work and efforts in getting our deals into contract and to close them as smooth as possible. You have gone far beyond what is expected from counsel to resolve any and all problems that might arise in any transaction.
Your hard work and staff are a pleasure to work with and my office will continue to recommend you in the future.
Thanking you in advance for all you expertise and patience.
Barry D. Pugatch
Dear Mr. Falk,
I want to let you know what a pleasure it was working with you regarding the purchase of 170 Carmen Avenue in East Rockaway. As an associate broker I know the time and effort it took you to solve all the problems associated with the purchase.
As a realtor I am constantly being asked to refer an attorney both by sellers as well as by purchasers. It will be my pleasure to recommend you and your office to anyone in need of an attorney.
Thank you for a great job on a very hard purchase. I look forward to working with you in the future.
Licensed Associate Broker
Dear Mr. Falk,
I would like to express my extreme gratitude to you for the job you did in helping to complete the lease transaction with my customer.
Although most commercial deals are transacted on "business days", you were available to me on the weekend and that was the reason our deal was completed. Your staff was also very helpful, especially Asia, whom I spoke with on multiple occasions.
Your Knowledge of commercial leasing was a big help in obtaining favorable terms for the tenant. There would not have been a deal without your professional interaction with the landlord's attorney.
Again, many thanks for an outstanding job. I will be happy to recommend you in the future.
Pugatch Realty Corp.
If you are the victim of a hit-and-run accident or in an accident where the person at fault is uninsured and you do not have your own motor vehicle insurance coverage your rights to file an auto insurance claim still exist. There is an organization you can turn to in order to make your claim. The organization is the New York State Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation (MVAIC). The MVAIC can compensate you for economic losses such as doctor bills, lost wages and household help as well as your pain and suffering for any injuries you sustained.
MVAIC provides no-fault and bodily injury coverage to those claimants who are eligible for benefits. To be eligible for MVAIC coverage the auto accident must have occurred in New York state; you are a legal resident of New York when the accident occurred; neither you nor anyone in your household has automobile insurance; and neither you (nor your spouse) is the owner of the vehicle that was involved in the accident.
Additionally, there are certain conditions that must be adhered to when making a claim. For example, the motor vehicle accident must be reported to police within 24 hours of the accident; a Notice of Intention (NOI) is submitted to MVAIC within 90 days of the accident, if the accident was with a hit & run or unidentified motor vehicle; and an NOI is submitted to MVAIC within 180 days of the accident, if the accident was with an identified motor vehicle.
Accidents are unfortunate and even more so when the party at fault is uninsured. If you find yourself in this situation contact the MVAIC at (646) 205-7800, or give our law firm a call and we can direct you in the right direction.
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Keep tuning into Falk & Klebanoff PC’S radio show “Let Me Call My Lawyer” every Sunday on LI News Radio (103.9 FM) from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. as I welcome call-in questions and provide our listeners with our best legal advice. Every show is different as our audience’s inquiries direct the flow of the program.
There comes a point when sometimes you don’t know which way to turn. You have fallen victim to an unsafe workplace condition, a trip/fall incident, or a car accident. Perhaps you have received a traffic summons for a moving or non-moving violation, such as no license, registration or insurance. Whatever the case may be we encourage you to call in to address impending situations.
Our radio show is an open forum for you to ask questions, listen to others who are going through the same kinds of situations you are. I listen and give you the best possible advice.
If you have legal questions Falk & Klebanoff can assist you in many legal areas including personal injury cases; traffic violations; real estate law; immigration law and commercial litigation. When the unexpected happens, we’re here to help you with all of your legal problems.
Since 1995, Falk & Klebanoff PC has been offering superior legal services to clients throughout New York. We are also licensed to practice law in New Jersey. We are excited to bring our expertise to the radio and to be able to reach out to a wide audience.
I always say I got into this business to help people — so call in and let Falk & Klebanoff help you.
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So it's snowing and icy outside. That makes it treacherous to maneuver around. Sidewalks and parking lots are coated with snow, ice and in some, cases, something called "black ice". What happens if you find yourself on the ground, after slipping and falling due to these conditions. If that happens, please make sure to photograph the conditions causing you to fall, either immediately if you are able, or as soon as practical after the accident occurs. This will preserve evidence of the condition that caused your accident.
If you fall during the course of the storm you probably do not have any recourse against the responsible party. That is because snow and ice removal is usually not required during a storm. The law gives the property owner, or responsible person a reasonable amount of time after the storm ends to begin and complete removal of the dangerous condition. However, once the storm has ended, property homeowners, or other responsible party, such a snow removal people, pursuant to a contract with the property owner, must clean their property properly and completely; which means removing any dangerous slippery or other hazardous conditions, If a proper cleaning is not performed, and a hazardous condition remains, if you are caused to fall due to this hazardous condition, you may have a claim for any injuries you sustain.
A personal injury attorney can help you determine if you have a claim for your slip and fall. The attorney can help explain whether the cleanup activity was reasonable and, if in fact, negligence occurred. You have to look at each incident on a case by case basis to see if the person responsible for cleaning the snow created a dangerous condition by reason of the cleanup efforts. Another issue to be addressed is whether the responsible party had actual or constructive notice of the dangerous, slippery condition. This means did they actually know it existed or did it exist for such a long period of time that they should have noticed the condition before you fell.
There are instances when even if the area was cleaned, before you fell, sometimes the temperature rises so there is snow and ice melt and then it falls and there is a refreeze. The person responsible for the snow and ice removal is required to make sure that if there is a refreeze, the area in question is continually made safe.
If you fall on snow and ice you should fill out an accident report so the incident is on record. I would always recommend that you get the police involved and if there are witnesses you should get their names and addresses. And most importantly, to repeat what I said above, take a picture as soon as possible so that you can capture the actual conditions that caused you to fall.
There are many factors to consider before suing a party, and a personal injury attorney can help you analyze the situation. If you have fallen victim to a slip and fall incident, give us a call.
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Know Your Rights!
If you work on a construction site for a living, you know that on a daily basis you are faced with the risk of an accident or injury. Site owners, general contractors, and those who hire an employee for a trade each have a responsibility to make the workplace safe. Unfortunately, despite these legal obligations to insure the safety of the work site for the worker, accidents and injuries occur. When workplace accidents cause injuries to a worker, a worker is entitled to file a claim not only for Workmen's Compensation Benefits, which cover lost earnings and medical bills, but also a claim to be compensated for pain and suffering along with, in the case of a worker's death, any loss of familial support. These claims can be pursued separate and apart from the Workmen's Compensation Claims.
The injuries that usually occur at a construction site, tend to be serious, and in some cases fatal, especially if the worker falls from a height, like from a scaffold or ladder. When these types of serious accidents occur, there are laws in place here in New York that are meant to facilitate filing a lawsuit and collecting compensation for the worker and /or his family. For example, I worked on a case recently where a worker was installing roofing at a Home Depot site. He was not given the proper safety netting and other fall prevention equipment. As a result, he tragically fell 25 feet to his death. Falk & Klebanoff P.C. pursued a claim against the General Contractor, sub contractors and Home Depot and was able to secure a $2.75 million settlement for the family of the deceased worker that included payments for not only the worker's pain and suffering ( he died instantly) and but also for the family's loss of support.
If injuries occur that are not height related, New York law still protects the worker, and in some instances imposes absolute responsibility on the General Contractor, Sub Contractors and Property Owners for the loss. Certain statutes protect employees, such as the New York State Industrial Code, which has provisions governing specific and general work site related activities.
If there is no elevation related injury or if a specific provision of the Industrial Code was not violated, the injured party still has a right to pursue Common Law Negligence Claims against the responsible parties. Ideally, in most cases, the worker's lost earnings, doctor, hospital and treatment bills will be covered and should be paid by Worker's Compensation Insurance provided by the worker's employer.
If for some reason, the employer does not have Worker's Compensation Insurance available to protect the worker, a claim can still be filed for payment of the lost earnings, doctor, hospital and treatment bills with the Uninsured Worker's Compensation Pool. The worker has the option of suing the employer for all of the worker's losses if the employer does not provide Worker's Compensation Coverage.
As soon the injured party is able seek the advice of a knowledgeable attorney, preferably one who handles these types of accident cases, and worker's compensation claims, he should do so to enable the attorney to preserve the worker's rights and pursue all the responsible parties. Lawyers who specialize in this area can help injured workers and their families determine the best course of action and to get proper and quick compensation.
If you’re in a mess, give us a call!
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