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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. 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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Dec 13

I was injured after a slip and fall, and I think it was the fault of the landowner. What will I need to prove my case?

While every case is different, you will need (at a minimum) the following: * photos of the scene, ideally photos depicting the condition * as many witnesses to the incident, or the dangerous condition, as you can find (remember, you yourself are also a witness) * the “incident report” (if it occurred in a business …

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Dec 08

NY Car Accident: Important Do’s and Don’ts

Auto accidents can happen to anyone. You can protect your legal rights by taking the right steps after an accident occurs. The following list summarizes some of the steps you should take if involved in an auto accident. 1 DO Aid the Injured If someone is injured, give first aid if you are qualified and …

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Dec 08

What To Do If You Are Injured On The Job

If you are injured on the job, you must follow these simple steps: OBTAIN first aid or other necessary medical treatment as soon as possible. The treating health care provider must be authorized by the Workers’ Compensation Board, except in an emergency situation. You can find out more information about authorized providers and locate authorized …

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Dec 08

Personal injury award believed to be largest in WNY history

A Cheektowaga woman left paralyzed when a weight machine fell on top of her six years ago has been awarded a $66 million jury verdict, believed to be the single largest personal injury award in Western New York history. The verdict for Natalie M. Barnhard, a 30-year-old former physical therapy assistant, came after a nearly …

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Dec 06

N.Y. first in nation to extend benefits to domestic workers

Domestic workers who work less than 40 hours a week obtained basic employment rights, including workers’ compensation and disability insurance coverage. The law took effect today (Nov. 29). David Paterson On Aug. 31, Gov. David Paterson signed the Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights, which among other things forces employers to provide workers’ compensation and disability …

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Nov 29

You’ve torn your ACL. Now what?

A new study sheds light on treatment choices for torn knee ligaments. Surgery may not be necessary. A 30-year-old skier takes a sharp turn on the slopes and hears a dreaded “pop” in his right knee. He has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) — a band of tissue that’s important for stabilizing the joint. …

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Nov 29

Sidewalk Fall Injuries in New York City

New York City’s 12,000 miles of sidewalk provides the setting for thousands of slip and fall injuries each year. New York has unique laws under which a person may recover for their resulting injuries. November 19, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ — With more than 12,000 miles of sidewalk, 8.4 million residents and 47 million visitors each year, …

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Nov 29

New York: Board provides training on new guidelines, updates fee schedules

The Workers’ Compensation Board issued a bulletin regarding the training opportunities on the new medical treatment guidelines, which go into effect for dates of service on or after Dec. 1. The new guidelines change the manner medical care is provided to injured workers for the middle and low back, neck, shoulder, and knee. With few …

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Nov 29

Landmark State Law Protecting Domestic Workers Takes Effect

The New York State Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, the first in the United States, becomes law today — Nov. 29. By amending the Human Rights Law, Workers Compensation Law and Labor Law, the state government gave the more than 200,000 domestic workers in the metropolitan area — housekeepers, nannies, home aides — a package …

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Nov 15

Workers comp rates to increase 12 Percent

It didn’t take very long for the Department of Labor and Industries to calculate 2011’s workers’ compensation rates. You may remember the imbroglio that ensued after L&I declined to issue its proposed 2011 rates due to the changes that Initiative 1082 may impose (calculating premiums based on employee payroll, as opposed to hours worked). But …

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