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Understanding Back Injuries

Your back is an intricate core of bones, muscles, and other tissues extending from our neck to your pelvis. Back injuries can result from sports injuries, car accidents or a slip and fall at work. Lower back pain is the most common area of back injuries. Common back injuries include: Sciatica Bulging/ruptured/herniated disc Degenerative disc …

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Accident Forgiveness – is it Right for You?

Accident forgiveness – is it right for you? Accident forgiveness: automobile insurance come-on or cost saver? The sales pitch sounds too good to be true: “Car accident? No problem. With accident forgiveness, your car insurance rate stays the same!” As with anything else, it’s best to develop an understanding of what accident forgiveness really is, …

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Car Insurance Rates: Getting the Best Car Insurance Rates and Minimum Car Insurance Coverage for New York

Finding the best car insurance rates and quotes from several different auto insurance companies can be done online. How much car insurance coverage you need depends on the minimum for the state you live in, how much insurance you can afford and how much coverage you feel comfortable having. Find the best car insurance rates …

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Advantages of Purchasing No-Fault Auto Insurance Explained

Explore useful information about when you need no-fault car insurance in new published article. Online PR News – 28-January-2011 –Insure4USA.com is pleased to roll out one new article on ‘No-Fault Car Insurance’. After a quick peek at this article, those who need no-fault auto insurance for complete financial assistance against any sort of damage caused …

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States may bar comp for illegal immigrants

With conservative lawmakers in control in several states, more legislation is being introduced that would deny workers compensation benefits to illegal immigrants who are hurt on the job. Advertisement And while such efforts have failed in recent years, today’s changed political climate could result in some of that legislation becoming law this time around, some …

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Ways to derive maximum out of your car insurance

By Mukesh Kumar Jan 25 2011 Tags: Insurance For most of us owning a car has been a dream that we have nurtured since childhood. Once we own it – it becomes our most prized possession. Like all other assets, your vehicle also needs to be protected against various threats, especially accident and theft. Motor …

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Widow proves compensable connection between injuries, suicide

Widow proves compensable connection between injuries, suicide In New York, workers’ compensation death benefits may be awarded for a suicide if it resulted from depression caused by a work-related injury. Case name: Smith v. Cornell University, et al., 110 NYWCLR 213 (N.Y. App. Div. 2010). Ruling: The New York Appellate Division affirmed the Workers’ Compensation …

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Motorists Should Review Their Auto Insurance Policies at the Start of a New Year

Binghamton, NY (PRWEB) January 17, 2011 New York drivers should use the start of a new year to review their auto insurance coverage and decide whether it will provide the financial protection they need after a crash, Binghamton car accident attorneyScott C. Gottlieb says. “Many people purchase the minimum insurance they need to register their …

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Robbing Peter to pay New York

From today’s editorials: Businesses overpay on workers compensation insurance, and New York gets a windfall. That’s fair? _______________________________ One of the last things Andrew Cuomo did as attorney general was announce that his office had secured a $120 million settlement from four insurance groups that had overcharged businesses for workers’ compensation coverage. But businesses won’t …

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Injured Railroad Workers Face Challenges When Hurt on the Job

Railroad employees often perform dangerous work in environments rife with potential for disaster. In the early 1900s, work conditions for rail employees were so hazardous that Congress passed the Federal Employment Liability Act, commonly known as FELA. FELA provides a uniform system of safety expectations and legal redress for railroad workers injured on the job. …

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