Category Archive: News

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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Apr 04

March Auto Insurance News Wrap-Up

Online Auto Insurance News summarizes some of the past month’s most important developments in the car coverage industry and marketplace Los Angeles (Vocus/PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Premium rates continued to climb upward, lawmakers in Mississippi and Alabama took steps to crack down on their uninsured motorist problems, legislators in Florida and New York began campaigns …

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Apr 04

Parts of LIE reopened after accident

OLD WESTBURY, New York (WABC) — The Long Island Expressway was reopened in both directions in Old Westbury after an earlier accident. Two people may have been struck by a passing eastbound car while changing a tire at Exit 39. Their conditions were not immediately clear. Authorities called for a helicopter to take the injured …

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