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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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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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Mar 22

100-year-old fire gave birth to worker rights

Editor’s note: Steve Fraser is a writer, historian and editor-at-large of the journal New Labor Forum. His first book, “Labor Will Rule: Sidney Hillman and the Rise of American Labor,” won the Philip Taft prize for the best book in labor history. He is a visiting professor at New York University. New York (CNN) — …

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Mar 22

Workers’ Compensation Reform: Saving Money or Shifting Costs?

For the second time in six years, the North Carolina legislature is considering amendments to the workers’ compensation benefits. Among the heavily debated proposals is the elimination of lifetime disability benefits — instead injured workers would be limited to nine and one-half years of benefits. Business Competition and Job Creation in North Carolina Some proponents …

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