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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

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  1. Finding A Pain Specialist — April 24, 2017
  2. Botox Injection Therapy For Pain — April 15, 2017
  3. Cannabis Evaluations — February 17, 2017
  4. NYC Spine & Sports Medicine Clinic Opens — December 8, 2016
  5. Pain clinic opens in White Plains, NY — October 5, 2016

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Jun 22

State lawmakers weigh changes to Workers’ Comp guidelines

State lawmakers are considering altering workers’ compensation guidelines adopted last year that injured workers complain have resulted in reduced or denied medical treatment. The debate centers on medical treatment guidelines for injured workers that the Workers’ Compensation Board adopted on Dec. 1, 2010. Advocates for injured workers claim those guidelines should not apply retroactively to …

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Jun 20

NYC police run up more legal claims than hospitals

NEW YORK – New York City paid nearly $521 million in personal injury and property damage claims in 2010 — marking the first time in 30 years that the police department’s liabilities topped those of public hospitals, according to a city comptroller’s report issued on Wednesday. The total payout, though, is down 7 percent from …

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Jun 20

Correction officer’s denial of prior back injury proves costly

Case name: Poli v. Taconic Correctional Facility, et al., No. 510991 (N.Y. App. Div. 04/21/11). Ruling: The New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division affirmed the Workers’ Compensation Board’s ruling that a correction officer was disqualified from receiving future wage replacement benefits based on his false statements on a patient intake form in which he denied …

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Jun 20

Workers Comp Costs

Source: SB County Recommended Actions: That the Board of Supervisors: Approve and authorize the Chair to execute a standard agreement with Corvel Enterprise Company (Corvel), not a local vendor, to: A. Review all workers’ compensation medical bills and to report medical bill payment information to the State of California as required by regulations, for one …

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Jun 16

Report: NYC paid about $521M in settlements in ’10

NEW YORK — A new report shows New York City paid nearly $521 million to settle personal injury and property damage lawsuits in 2010, with three agencies accounting for 67 percent of all settlements. City Comptroller John C. Liu released the report Wednesday, showing that the amount paid has decreased by seven percent since 2009. …

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Jun 16

300G for bus injury

A Staten Island woman has settled a personal-injury lawsuit with NYC Transit for $300,000, her second agency settlement in five years. According to court papers, Lydia Batson suffered neck injuries in July 2006 during a collision on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge while riding a Manhattan-bound bus. Her lawyer said the crash exacerbated injuries suffered in another …

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Jun 16

When Sporting Cultures Collide

The Stanley Cup final series that concluded with Game 7 on Wednesday night was not simply a highly charged, vituperative and sometimes violent clash of two excellent hockey teams. It was also a clash of cultures between cities on opposite coasts of the continent, and it produced surprising results — including a level of passion …

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Jun 16

Workers comp, capital bill key at Chamber event

NORMAL — Republican lawmakers told local business leaders Thursday that the spring legislative session in Springfield featured a welcomed smattering of bipartisanship but left unfinished two issues critical to Illinois employers: workers compensation reform and the capital bill. Lawmakers are likely headed back to Springfield next week to avoid a $30 million shutdown of state …

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Jun 15

Yankees’ Jeter on DL with strained calf

Baseball Derek Jeter went on the 15-day disabled list yesterday because of a strained right calf, an untimely setback as he pursues 3,000 career hits. The Yankees put the All-Star shortstop on the DL for the first time since 2003, making the move before their game against Texas. Jeter limped off the field Monday night, …

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Jun 15

Workers’ comp cases too complicated? Try this

June 15, 2011 — A pizza delivery guy who gets punched in the mouth during a robbery. A UPS driver who is hit in the face with falling boxes. A farmer kicked by a horse. An amusement park worker playing Spiderman who couldn’t quite stick to the wall. What do these people have in common? …

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