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Law Office of Yuriy Moshes P.C. blog is a law firm blog for up to date content. Check back here often for news, legal developments and tips. We look forward to hearing from you and thanks for reading our blog. We welcome suggestions on topics you would like featured in the blog. Whether you are another lawyer, a current or past client, we look forward to a nice dialogue about today’s legal trends. We aim to update our blog on a weekly basis, and check out our Facebook page for legal tips of the day.

We specialize in the subjects of real estate, foreclosure defense, personal injury, labor and employment matters and civil litigation. Please see our posts related to these topics.

How to Settle Debt Due to Covid-19
07May

How to Settle Debt Due to Covid-19

With the recent COVID-19 outbreak affecting the health of every city and community worldwide, many people throughout the country are also struggling financially. Many have lost their jobs entirely or have suffered loss of income. Many businesses have lost their client-base and are struggling to stay afloat. Accordingly, even with the federal stimulus, debt is slowly creeping up on every single American in this country. This is especially true for New York and New York City, which is especially a...

Law Office of Yuriy Moshes
29Apr

Standing Strong Together

COVID-19 Hits New York and All of U.S. The coronavirus pandemic, otherwise known as COVID-19, has caused a nationwide shutdown of the country, including NY’s Governor Cuomo mandating that all schools and non-essential businesses be closed, and that all state residents remain in their homes until further notice. In order to bring much-needed financial aid to the nation, on 03/20/20, a two trillion dollar federal stimulus package was enacted to be distributed to every taxpayer in the U.S., people ...

how does unemployment work in ny
10Apr

How Does Unemployment Work in New York? [2020 Update]

April 10, 2020 If you have suffered unlawful termination in the workplace, you can begin to protect your rights by arranging a workplace discrimination lawyer free consultation about the incident. As experienced employment lawyers, we can share our knowledge. If you need to apply for unemployment in NY follow these steps: Sign in with your NY.GOV ID. Follow the instructions to file a claim. Submit your application. The Department of Labor will evaluate your claim for UI benefits and...

New York City Bans Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Marijuana, THC
07Nov

New York City Bans Pre-Employment Drug Testing for Marijuana, THC

The days when New York employers could request employees to undergo drug testing for marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are now gone. According to the updates of the New York City Human Rights Law, New York pre-employment drug testing is prohibited. If a prospective employer requests such a test from you, he or she is conducting a discriminatory practice. In such a case, it is wise to consult a New York employment attorney to help you determine if your prospective employer’s requests are l...

Racial Discrimination in the Workplace Examples
20Oct

Racial Discrimination in the Workplace Examples

New York is a big city where people from all around the world make a wonderful melting pot of cultures and diversity. You would think that respecting each other’s rights is the norm here, and that’s the truth in most cases, yet discrimination is still omnipresent. When discrimination is present in everyday life, you can expect it in the workplace as well. From our experience as New York employment lawyers, we know that racial discrimination in the workplace is more present than many people assu...

What Every Employee Needs to Know About Wrongful Termination in New York
08Oct

What Every Employee Needs to Know About Wrongful Termination in New York

If you have been a victim of wrongful termination of employment in the State of New York, then you should talk to the best New York wrongful termination lawyer to determine whether your employment has been ended lawfully or not. You should know, however, that terminating an employee in New York happens very often because this is an employment-at-will state, which means that the employer can easily lay you off. But, that doesn’t mean that any termination for cause in New York is lawful. After al...

Buying a Home During a Recession
01Oct

Buying a Home During a Recession

Some economists state a recession is already present, and that our economy is already experiencing the beginning stages of a long drawn out housing recession. Most economists, however, claim that a looming recession is on its way, despite the current stage of the economy. All economists, however, agree that a recession equates to devastation of the economy, which means that that housing market will fall. The last recession in the U.S. began in December 2007 and ended in June 2009, extending over...

10 Examples of Disability Discrimination in the Workplace
27Sep

10 Examples of Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects Americans against disability discrimination in the workplace cases. It protects you against any kind of past, current, or perceived disability on a federal level. ADA defines disability as any of the following: Any physical or mental impairment that substantially limits any of the major life activities, such as talking, seeing, listening, working, walking, caring for yourself, and so on (current disability) Having a record of such an impai...

Medical Malpractice When it Comes to Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose
20Sep

Medical Malpractice When it Comes to Misdiagnosis and Failure to Diagnose

Can I sue my doctor for misdiagnosis? When it comes to medical misdiagnosis cases, medical malpractice misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis, you would think that a failure to diagnose and misdiagnosis of an illness or injury would be the basis of any medical malpractice lawsuit. Truth be known, however, physician misdiagnosis on its own is not necessarily medical malpractice. Furthermore, not all diagnostic errors necessarily mean that you will have a valid medical malpractice claim. Even highly e...

Do I Need a Real Estate Attorney?
13Sep

Do I Need a Real Estate Attorney?

Do I need a real estate attorney? When dealing with real estate in New York, whether it’s purchasing or selling, having a real estate attorney is a must. Not only is a real estate attorney familiar with the steps involved in the purchase and sale process, but will be familiar with the New York laws involved to advise you and steer you in the right direction in order to best accomplish your goals. In this article, we shall be addressing the following: What Does a Real Estate Lawyer Do? When ...