Angry Reader of the Week: Sujata Day

"My entire life is a series of decisions where I always chose art over money."

Hey, everybody! You know what's up. It is time again to meet the Angry Reader of the Week, spotlighting you, the very special readers of this website. Over the years, I've been able to connect with a lot of cool folks, and this is a way of showing some appreciation and attention to the people who help make this blog what it is. This week's Angry Reader is Sujata Day.

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Lana Condor to star in ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Teen romantic comedy, based on the popular novel by Jenny Han, has started shooting.

Lana Condor, last seen as Jubilee in X-Men: Apocalypse, is starring in the teen romantic comedy To All the Boys I've Loved Before, based on the novel by bestselling author Jenny Han.

Lana Condor to Star in 'To All the Boys I've Loved Before' Movie Based on Jenny Han Novel

Condor plays Lara Jean Covey, a romance novel buff who starts her junior year content to spend lunch in the library reading. Her love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret box of love letters is unexpectedly delivered to the various boys she's had crushes on throughout her life. To avoid confronting them, Lara Jean fakes a relationship with one of them — but starts to realize that she may not be pretending.

The film, directed by Susan Johnson with a screenplay by Sofia Alvarez, has begun production in Vancouver.

John Corbett stars as Lara Jean's father, a single dad trying to raise three daughters on his own. Janel Parrish and Anna Cathcart will play Lara Jean's sisters. The cast also includes Noah Centineo, Israel Broussard and Andrew "King Bach" Bachelor.

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Queens couple plead guilty to keeping children as slaves

Sook Yeong Park and Jeong Taek Lee held two Korean kids as slaves in their home for several years.

This week in New York, a Flushing couple admitted to holding two Korean children as slaves in their home for several years, forcing them to work long hours and withholding contact with their parents.

Couple Who Kept Korean Teens as 'Slaves' at Flushing Home Plead Guilty

50-year-old Sook Yeong Park pleaded guilty to two counts of labor trafficking. Park was sentenced to six months in prison followed by five years probation, after taking a plea deal. The 60-count indictment against her included grand larceny, forcible touching and assault for her treatment of the two children. Her husband, 54-year-old Jeong Taek Lee, was sentenced to five years probation.

The two victims, a 9-year-old brother and 11-year-old sister from Korea, were brought to stay with the couple in January 2010. Shortly afterwards, Park confiscated their passports and effectively enslaved them.

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Industrial Negligence Claims

What does industrial negligence mean?

Industrial negligence is a claim for compensation arising from injuries in your place of work.  The key difference is most people can not pursue industrial negligence because those entitlements are replaced by Workers’ Compensation under the Return to Work Act.  Although, in certain circumstances workers may have access to industrial negligence compensation in addition to Workers’ Compensation.  Mainly those types of workers would be workers engaged by a labour hire company, where they’re working at a place that’s not their employer or for people that aren’t their employer.  In some cases under the Return to Work Act, if you’ve sustained a significant or serious injury you can still pursue a negligence claim against your employer.

What should you do?

Come and get legal advice straight away.  If there are avenues for industrial negligence, it’s normally important to investigate those as soon as possible.  The key difference between and industrial negligence claim and a Workers Compensation claim is that for workers compensation you only need to show your injury at work.  With an industrial negligence claim, you need to show that someone has done something wrong, or hasn’t done something right that led to you causing your injury.  That requires a lot more factual investigation, obtaining documents, speaking to witnesses.  The sooner you are to start that process, the sooner you are to get the information you need to make the claim successful.  If people think they’re in that category of making an industrial negligence claim, is come and speak to someone straight away.

What should you bring to the first meeting with a lawyer?

Any paperwork they have regarding their employment relationship, payslips, contracts of employment, and letters of engagement.  If any documentation was generated when they were injured, such as an accident report, incident report form, notes from doctors, hospital notes.  These types of documents are a great starting point to take to give initial advice for us to take from there.

 

If you want to find out more about if you qualify for an industrial negligence claim, contact DBH Personal Injury Lawyers today on 1800 324 324, or send us a message.

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They Call Us Bruce – Episode 16: They Call Us George Takei

Jeff Yang and Phil Yu present an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America.

What's up, podcast listeners? We've got another episode of our podcast They Call Us Bruce. Each week, my good friend, writer/columnist Jeff Yang and I host an unfiltered conversation about what's happening in Asian America, with a strong focus on media, entertainment and popular culture.

This week, in an episode recorded live in Little Tokyo as part of Asian American ComiCon, we talk to legendary actor, activist and icon George Takei. Uncle George discusses art, aging, politics and love, and plays along with a very special edition of The Good, The Bad and The "OH MY."

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Meet the guy who introduced Bruce Lee to nunchucks

The story of revered martial artist Dan Inosanto is being developed into a movie.

You know that Bruce Lee was pretty damn deadly with a pair of nunchaku. But do you know of the man who first introduced Bruce to his most famous movie weapon? Soon, hopefully everybody will know. The story of martial artist Dan Inosanto is being developed into a feature film.

Bruce Lee Protege, Who Helped Cowboys Win Super Bowl, to Get Film Treatment (Exclusive)

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Mark Gordon Company is developing movie on the life of Dan Inosanto, who was a protege, instructor, training partner and close friend of Bruce Lee, and a martial arts legend in his own right. The film will be produced by Mark Gordon, Matt Jackson, Tarik Heitmann and Dan Inosanto's daughter (and Bruce Lee's goddaughter) Diana Lee Inosanto.

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Family Reunion: A Storytelling Show

"Real Talk" – Thursday, July 20 at The Lyric Hyperion Theatre

Hey, Los Angeles! It's story time! Disoriented Comedy invites you to the latest edition of Family Reunion, a monthly live storytelling show co-presented by Angry Asian Man Angry Asian Man, Tuesday Night Project, Mishthi Music and KAYA Press, featuring regular everyday folks talking story. No notes.

This month's Family Reunion theme is "Real Talk": tales of confrontations, big realizations, and not so big ones. The evening's featured lineup of storytellers includes Julie Zhan, Sangita, Pete Lee, Christine Medrano, Mark Brazill, Christopher Lam, Melanie Maras, Naomi Ko, and host Atsuko Okatsuka.

It's happening Thursday, July 20 at The Lyric Hyperion Theatre & Cafe in Silverlake. Here are some more details about the show:

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