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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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Apr 12

NYC officer awarded $325,000 for injury

NEW YORK — A New York City police officer who was denied a tax-free injury pension after she was shot in the hand will get $325,000. The award settles a federal lawsuit filed by Officer Pamela Walker. Walker was shot during an annual weapons inspection at a Manhattan precinct in 2002. Court papers say Walker …

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Apr 12

What to do if you’re injured at work?

Many types of injuries can occur at work including slip and falls or a back injury. One of the most serious types of injury, however, is traumatic brain injury. Workers’ compensation is like an insurance plan paid for by your employer. Workers compensation is an insurance coverage to give medical benefits to workers who’ve gotten …

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Apr 11

NYC’s Worst Landlords Targeted by Public Advocate

NEW YORK—New Yorkers looking for an apartment to rent on Craig’s List can now follow a link to “NYC’s Worst Landlord Watchlist” courtesy of Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. Standing in front of a rundown Bronx apartment building on Monday, de Blasio introduced his eight-point housing plan that will hold the city’s worst landlords accountable …

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Apr 11

For more affordable car insurance adjust unlimited coverage rule

Michigan’s auto insurance rates might be the highest in the nation, with a typical driver paying more than $2,500 a year for coverage. In Detroit, where unaffordable insurance rates have forced tens of thousands to drive uninsured, many motorists pay double that or more. Without question, the rising cost of Michigan’s unique mandate for unlimited …

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Apr 11

Increase on Claim for Personal Injury Pushes Auto Insurance Rates

The high amount paid for  is pointed to be the cause of soaring auto insurance rates in Michigan. Now, a common driver shell out more than $2,500 a year to cover auto insurance which is said to be the highest in the country. Insurers justify the high increase of insurance cost to the rising cost …

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Apr 11

Court approves workers’ comp for pot-smoking man mauled by bear

Download Story .PDF Summary: A recent workers’ compensation ruling by the Montana Supreme Court has been attracting national attention. While decisions from other states’ courts do not directly control workers’ comp law in Alabama, they can be influential in our own courts’ decisions. The case caught press attention largely for the unusual story, but the …

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Apr 11

Study: Mechanical lifts improve injury rates in long-term care facilities

Making safe-lift programs a priority at long-term care facilities could be the key to reducing injuries and worker compensation costs, according to a new report. The University of Maryland and the National Council on Compensation Insurance collaborated on a study to test the impact of safe lifting programs on worker’s compensation costs. Long-term care workers …

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Apr 11

New York State Budget Includes More Than $200M In Assessment Relief

New York City, NY (CompNewsNetwork) – New York State Workers’ Compensation Board Chairman Robert Beloten today announced that the newly adopted New York State budget includes more than $200 million in assessment relief for thousands of small businesses who are members of a defaulted or inactive Group Self-Insurance Trust (GSIT). While former members of insolvent …

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Apr 11

Enjoy new-parenthood–without injuring your back

Even as the memory of late-pregnancy back ache fades into relative oblivion, the daily demands of infant and child care can continue to wreak havoc on new parents’ backs. Infants don’t weigh much of course, but the smaller the baby the more paraphernalia parents find themselves shlepping around. Happily, this new Sherpa role need not …

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Apr 04

What to Do About Whiplash

Whiplash is the most common injury associated with motor vehicle accidents, affecting up to 83 percent of those involved in collisions, and is a common cause of chronic disability. The Quebec Task Force (QTF) on Whiplash Associated Disorders defines whiplash as “bony or soft tissue injuries” resulting “from rear-end or side impact, predominantly in motor …

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