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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. 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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Mar 30

$325,000 For Injured NYPD Cop

NEW YORK (AP) — 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 …

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Mar 30

Facebook sued by family of murder victim after grisly picture posted

(CBS/WCBS) – The outraged family of New York murder victim Caroline Wimmer is taking on Facebook. A paramedic took a cell phone photo of the crime scene and posted it on the site in a case of what parents Martha and Ronald Wimmer are calling “disrespecting the dead.” “This is on the second anniversary of …

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Mar 30

New York state offers $45M to end civil service test bias lawsuit

ALBANY — If all goes as planned, New York state will begin paying off a $45 million settlement in a month to resolve a little-publicized civil rights lawsuit. Known as Simpson v. NYS Civil Service Commission, the battle dates to the late 1990s and involved more than 4,000 black and Hispanic state workers and job …

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Mar 30

NY judge limits NFL in workers comp cases

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Mar 30

Ruling prevents NFL from applying workers comp benefits offset

NEW YORK—A federal judge ruled National Football League team owners cannot apply a certain offset against workers compensation benefits paid to former players injured while playing. U.S. District Judge Paul A. Crotty of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, ruled Friday that contract language does not allow the team owners to apply …

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Mar 23

Special Report: Workers’ Compensation History

Pirates of the 18th century and a 19th century German “Iron” Chancellor preceded the United States in the creation of a social system for the protection of injured workers. The modern U.S. workers’ compensation system owes parts of its existence to this parentage. Arrrrg, I’m Hurt! Pirates, contrary to popular myth, proved to be highly …

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Mar 22

Developers in New York Try to Ease Prickly Relations

The subway escalators that run under the brick high-rise at the corner of East 15th Street in Union Square have long been in a near-constant state of disrepair. The developer of the building, a condominium named Zeckendorf Towers, built the escalators in the 1980s as a public benefit in exchange for approvals to develop the …

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Mar 22

Contact Sports Injuries

Acute & Chronic Sports Injuries

What is an impact contact sport? Sport like hockey, football, rugby especially on a pro level, can result in serious injuries. Injuries come with the territory for professional athlete’s. Keep in mind though not just professional athletes run the risk of injury, any person on the football field, swimming, shooting hoops, hitting the ski slopes, …

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Mar 22

Sports injuries and rehab: Elbow dislocations

What is an Elbow Dislocation? The elbow is a hinge joint, or a ball and socket joint, that is made up of three bones that come together. The first bone is in the upper arm and is called the humerus. The other two bones are in the lower arm and are known as the ulna …

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Mar 22

Accountant Arrested For Falsifying Payroll Records

NEW YORK, NY (03/15/2011)(readMedia)– An accountant was arrested Monday for falsifying the payroll records of a Syracuse cab driver who was killed in a January 2009 robbery so it would appear that the driver was working for a company covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Vincent Kukys, 66, is accused of changing the payroll records of …

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