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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.

can you get fired for refusing to work overtime
28Feb

Terminated On Your Day Off

Employment attorneys commonly hear termination stories about firings that simply seem immoral or plain wrong. As employment lawyers, we have heard plenty of stories about bizarre firings, such as termination over workplace arguments and fights, gossiping about a colleague’s personal life, or downloading personal files onto a work computer. While these situations may not all seem like valid reasons to fire someone, they all were perfectly legal. Labor Lawyer NYC Free Consultation ...

is severance pay mandatory
24Feb

Termination, Earned Wages, and Severance Pay: What You Need to Know

Losing one’s job can cause tremendous stress on yourself and your family. From a financial standpoint, joblessness can result in an immediate strain on you and your family. From a purely medical standpoint, the stress of being fired begins to mount and can result in deep depression. Adding insult to injury, many employers will tend to shortchange employees upon firing. This can often take the form of not timely paying their prior-earned wages or going back on severance agreements. That’s why...

delay foreclosure
22Feb

How to Delay Foreclosure and Get the Additional Time You Need

Home foreclosures have become part of everyday life for millions of Americans. Foreclosure rates have steadily increased over the past two decades. Homeowners in New York and surrounding areas have been hit especially hard. A common misconception is that homeowners facing foreclosure are lazy or irresponsible. That could not be further from the truth. In fact, the top reasons for foreclosure include: Adjustable rates that significantly increase payments.Medical illness or injuries and relate...

consequences of lying in the workplace
16Feb

Consequences of Lying in the Workplace in New York

A big component of any work relationship is trust. An employer needs to be able to trust that their employees will act with integrity, represent their business in the best possible way, and honor the best interest of the business. Likewise, an employee needs to have trust that their employer will be honest in how they conduct business and how they interact with their employees. Fellow employees need to have trust that their coworkers are trustworthy. When people lie, any professional work relat...

short term disability pregnancy
Feb

Pregnancy and Maternity/Paternity Leave In New York

If you are a new parent in New York, you are entitled to part of your normal compensation for missed work resulting from the birth of your child. New or expecting parents should view maternity leave and paternity leave in two separate phases: The first phase, often called pregnancy disability leave, arises under short-term disability law. This first phase provides compensation for the new mother when she is unable to work due to the physical act of childbirth. The second phase, often called par...

NYS paid family leave
04Feb

NYS Paid Family Leave 2021 And NYC Paid Sick Leave Law

The New York Paid Family Leave 2021 Act not only offers employees the right to take time off from their jobs to care for themselves or their loved ones, it actually offers benefits which increase every year.  For example, the NYS Paid Family Leave 2021 Act, which became effective on January 1, 2021, now offers paid safe and sick leave of up to 12 weeks.  The new law offers these benefits to workers who stay home to care for a new baby or family member with a bad health condition, or w...

housing cooperative
26Jan

News About Co-op and PPP Loans

Unlike other residential dwellings, a housing cooperative or housing co-op is a very unique legal entity for a residential unit.  You may already own or be part of a potential housing cooperative and have not even known about it.  Essentially, a housing cooperative is a legal entity, jointly owned by its members or cooperative members, that come together to form a cooperative or a legal corporation, which owns real estate consisting of one or more residential buildings.  Housing ...

mortgage commitment date
15Jan

Mortgage Contingency Clauses in Real Estate. Full Guide [Updated]

If you have recently entered the housing market or purchased a home, you may have heard about a lending concept known as the mortgage contingency. A mortgage contingency is a clause in the contract of sale that makes the buyer’s purchase of the home contingent on securing financing, such as a mortgage or a deed of trust. Free Mortgage Contingency Real Estate Lawyer Consultation in NYC Mortgage contingency clauses are designed to protect both the home seller and the home buyer from uncertainty i...

personal injury lawsuit timeline
Jan

How Long Does My Personal Injury Lawsuit Take?

As personal injury attorneys, we are often asked: how long does a lawsuit take? The question is understandable. If you have suffered an injury, you likely need financial compensation immediately to help you recover. For example, car crash victims need to pay their vehicle repair bills. Victims of slip and fall incidents may need chiropractic care. Unfortunately, there is no simple answer. Every personal injury claim is different and the timeline for either settling claims or bringing them to tr...

understanding labor practices
06Jan

Understanding Labor Practices: What Employers Need To Be Aware Of

Labor laws for both unions and employers are governed by the National Labor Relations Act. Any action by either the union or employer that violates the Act can result in claims being brought on behalf of the employee. This article shall address what the National Labor Relations Act is, how it protects against unfair labor practices, address understanding labor practices through an understanding of labor practices through this worksheet, illustrate various examples of real-life unfair labor prac...