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Date registered: August 25, 2010

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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

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  1. Cannabis Evaluations — February 17, 2017
  2. NYC Spine & Sports Medicine Clinic Opens — December 8, 2016
  3. Pain clinic opens in White Plains, NY — October 5, 2016
  4. Is Your Physician Board Certified? — September 6, 2016
  5. Common Pain Complaints — July 14, 2016

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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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May 04

Workers’ comp bars flight attendant families’ claims, Colgan Air says

May 3 (Westlaw Journals) –  New York workers’ compensation laws bar claims brought by the families of two flight attendants killed in the crash of Continental Connection Flight 3407 in Buffalo, flight operator Colgan Air says. In a motion and memorandum filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, Colgan …

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Apr 27

N.Y. comp trust assessments OK’d

NEW YORK—A state appellate court has upheld the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board’s authority to assess financially healthy group self-insured trusts to pay for the liabilities of defaulted groups. Last week’s decision by the 3rd Judicial Department of the Supreme Court’s Appellate Division in William Held Jr. vs. State of New York Workers’ Compensation …

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Apr 27

DecisionUR Expands to Include New York and California Treatment Guidelines

Utilization Review Software for Workers’ Compensation Will Integrate Reed Group’s MDGuidelines With New York Treatment Guidelines & ACOEM portion of California MTUS Guidelines DecisionUR (DUR) announced today that its web-based workers’ compensation utilization review software will now include the New York Treatment Guidelines as well as the ACOEM portion of the California MTUS treatment guidelines. …

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Apr 25

Judge tosses worker’s suit over NYC office bedbugs

(AP) – 2 days ago NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has dismissed a former TV news staffer’s pioneering lawsuit over bedbug bites she got at her New York City office. Jane Clark’s lawyer said Friday she planned to appeal the ruling. Clark says bedbug bites at work forced her to leave her Fox News …

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Apr 20

Balancing the Ethical Challenges of Workers’ Compensation Cases

The relationship between physician and patient is one of the oldest and most protected bonds. However, in the often complicated situation of treating an occupational illness or injury, the private relationship becomes more public with the additional agendas of an employer and an administrator. Keeping the ultimate goal of improving patients’ conditions in mind can …

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Apr 15

Driver Who Struck Off-Duty Cop Pleads Not Guilty

Rachel Kingston Reporting rkingston@entercom.com Buffalo, NY (WBEN) — Anthony Thompson, the man accused of causing a car crash that seriously injured an off-duty Buffalo Police officer, has pleaded not guilty to all of the charges lodged against him. Thompson was arraigned Wednesday in State Supreme Court. Judge Penny Wolfgang set Thompson’s bail at $500,000. Thompson, 22, …

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Apr 15

NYC Bicyclists May Face New Laws, Challenges

While a proposal to register all bikes in New York City may be dead in the water, bicyclists face real hazards on city streets, at a time when bike commuting has doubled. April 15, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ — An editorial in the New York Post gave City Councilman Eric Ulrich a “Knucklehead Award” for his proposal …

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