NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
OCTOBER 31, 2013
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2013 - J&J TREE WORKS, INC.
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- ‘DISGRACEFUL AND OFFENSIVE’ Pence blasts NY Times for claim he's working to defeat Trump in 2020
By firstname.lastname@example.org (Fox News Online) - Sunday Aug 6, 2017
- biosimilar drugs can be a hard sell
By Jared S. Hopkins - Tuesday Aug 15, 2017
Part of the problem: a web of relationships between drug companies and insurers that shields incumbent drugs and often sidelines upstarts until the market becomes crowded.Pfizer said this month that Inflectra, its version of the blockbuster Johnson & Johnson rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade, brought in $94 million in the second quarter.J&J spokeswoman Caroline Pavis said in a statement that Remicade is sold in a highly competitive market and that health plans decide on coverage.Doctors and patients tend to be loyal to innovative drugs that have worked well, payers are cautious in adopting alternatives, and Biosimilars can’t be swapped at the pharmacy because they aren’t identical to the drugs they are designed to replace.Remicade, known as infliximab and approved in the U.S. in 1998 for treating the digestive disorder Crohn’s disease, was cleared for rheumatoid arthritis a year later.J&J has exclusive contracts in nearly half its market, according to analyst Ronny Gal of Sanford Bernstein & Co., meaning payers agree to cover only Remicade for rheumatoid arthritis.When Sandoz released white-blood-cell booster Zarxio, the first biosimilar approved in the U.S., two years ago, it cost 15 percent less than Amgen’s Neupogen.[...] Neupogen has gradually lost its dominance, with sales sliding from $1.4 billion in 2013 to $765 million last year.[...] another similar drug, Granix by Teva Pharmaceutical, has been cleared, and Express Scripts last week became the second pharmacy-benefit manager to exclude Neupogen from its list of covered medicines.[...] Kay’s hospital found Inflectra cost $25 more than Remicade a vial, a discrepancy he attributes to pricing negotiations involving the supply chain.Makers of name-brand drugs once opposed biosimilars, citing safety among other concerns, but now say they have the manufacturing muscle and experience to produce and distribute the drugs.“For 20 years, until maybe this year, the brand industry’s position was, ‘Don’t take a biosimilar, it’s scary, it’s dangerous,’” said Bruce Leicher, senior vice president and general counsel at Momenta Pharmaceuticals, which sells generics and is developing Biosimilars.
- Finding a good tree care service
By Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook - Friday Aug 4, 2017
Finding a good tree care serviceThey absorb carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas.[...] they look good.To keep your trees healthy or to get rid of dying ones, you may want the benefit of professional advice, skill and labor.To help you find it, nonprofit consumer group Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook and Checkbook.org has surveyed its members and Consumer Reports subscribers about their experiences with area tree care services.For the next month, Checkbook is offering free access to its ratings of tree care services to Chronicle readers: www.checkbook.org/chronicle/tree-care.Other reasons for tree work include eliminating the risk to your house, or to electrical or other utility wires from rubbing limbs or precarious overhanging limbs; letting light and breezes more readily reach your house, garden or lawn; and protecting foundations and drainage systems from invading roots.[...] sometimes it’s difficult to diagnose and treat trees.Checkbook’s evaluation of tree care services found big company-to-company differences in the quality of advice and work performed.[...] the news is not all good.Some companies received favorable ratings from only 60 percent or fewer of their surveyed customers.Common customer complaints included charging more than promised, producing bad results and even property damage caused by careless or untrained workers.Typically, you don’t have to be home when bidders are looking at the job — but do include a thorough description of the work in a written contract that specifies who cleans up afterward, hauls away debris and wood, and removes the stump.Check whether a company’s liability insurance and worker’s compensation insurance are in effect.If you need expert advice and help caring for your trees, rather than simply removing goners, look for certification by the American Society of Consulting Arborists (www.asca-consultants.org) or the International Society of Arboriculture (www.isa-arbor.com).Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook magazine and Checkbook.org is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help consumers get the best service and lowest prices.
- Food & Wine Magazine Will Leave New York for Alabama
By STEPHANIE STROM - Friday Jun 23, 2017
The move reflects a changing business in which traditional food magazines, and a Manhattan address, are less important.
- MTV Mines the Past for Its Future: ‘Total Request Live’
By JOHN KOBLIN - Sunday Jul 30, 2017
Remember the “TRL” studio and crowds in Times Square? Music? Carson Daly? MTV hopes you do, and will tune in again.
- 19th-Century Diary Suggests Slaves Are Buried in Brooklyn Lot
By MICHAEL WILSON - Friday Aug 4, 2017
A Gowanus farmer’s writings from 1828 to 1830 describe burying them on property that includes the proposed site of a prekindergarten.