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Date registered: August 25, 2010

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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

Latest posts

  1. Brooklyn Pain Specialist — July 20, 2017
  2. Marijuana medical health benefits — June 19, 2017
  3. Athlete injury – When to see a doctor — June 8, 2017
  4. Pain Relief Injections — May 22, 2017
  5. Pain Doctors Who Listen — May 2, 2017

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May 31

Discriminating against Non-Citizens

A review of state and federal laws finds it is illegal for employers to discriminate based on a worker’s citizenship — and there is probably no difference whether the worker is legally or illegally in the United States. Question: Is there any reason why a state antidiscrimination law would not apply to a non-U.S. citizen? …

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May 31

Careful Giants Still Break Porcelain Doll

By Mike Silva ~ May 31st, 2011. Filed under: Mike Silva, Outside the Apple. I am not surprised that I received some negative feedback from Giants loyalist after I said the injury to Buster Posey doesn’t deserve a rules change regarding home plate collisions. One area that has been glazed over is the fact that …

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May 31

Compensation? No, not really

There is a Republican-sponsored bill in the legislature (HB 709 and SB 544) that will reduce compensation benefits to injured workers, abolish their rights to physician-patient privacy and make it easier for insurance companies to cut off benefits. In order to understand the significance of these changes, it is helpful to understand some history and …

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May 24

Worker hurt while eating lunch: Should he get bennies?

Check out this worker’s argument for why he should get workers’ comp benefits, and see if you can guess whether or not they were awarded to him. What happened Herman Huggins, a bricklayer in New York, left his worksite during his lunch break and bought a sandwich. He sat down in a municipal bus shelter …

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May 24

State agency fights release of workers’ compensation claims

A state agency has hired a prestigious Chicago law firm at taxpayers’ expense to assist in its appeal of an attorney general’s order to release information related to millions of dollars in settlements paid to Menard prison guards for injuries they say were caused by operating heavy cell locking mechanisms. The state Central Management Services, …

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May 23

22 People Hurt as New York City Elevator Falls 3 Floors and Crashes

May 18, 2011 Nearly two dozen people are injured but lucky to be alive after an elevator malfunction caused the car to plunge three stories. The incident occurred about 7:00 am this morning at 620 6th Avenue between 18th and 19th Street in the building where Bed, Bath and Beyond is located in Manhattan’s Chelsea …

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May 23

Municipalities ordered to pay millions in back workers compensation

HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) – Three Herkimer County municipalities have been ordered by an Oneida County jury to pay the county over $4 million in back workers’ compensation benefits. The ruling comes after a six year lawsuit between the county and the municipalities. In 2005 Herkimer County municipalities withdrew from the Herkimer County Workers’ Compensation …

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May 23

How workers’ compensation works

RALEIGH — There are two bills in the legislature (HB 709 and SB 544) that will reduce workers’ compensation benefits to injured workers, abolish their rights to physician-patient privacy and make it easier for insurance companies to cut off benefits. Although there is a possibility that representatives for employers and those for employees will reach …

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May 12

Worker Electrocuted Injuries Fatal

New York Construction Worker Electrocuted The worker was fatally injured in a recent workplace accident. The construction worker was working in East Greenbush, approximately150 miles north of Manhattan, when the accident happened. The worker was employed by a paving company and was lowering a light tower at the time the accident happened. According to witnesses, …

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May 06

Calling Time Out on Your Child’s Sports Injuries

Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital Sports Medicine Expert Offers Five Tips for Parents on Preventing Their Children’s Sports Injuries Newswise — NEW YORK (April 28, 2011) — With spring here and summer on the way, children are back on the field and ready to score one for the team. Unfortunately, this also means more opportunities for …

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