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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. Pain Relief Injections — May 22, 2017
  2. Pain Doctors Who Listen — May 2, 2017
  3. Finding A Pain Specialist — April 24, 2017
  4. Botox Injection Therapy For Pain — April 15, 2017
  5. Cannabis Evaluations — February 17, 2017

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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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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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