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Posted on 15 May 2013 by admin


When Should I File for Social Security Disability?

Filing for Social Security Disability (SSD) can be a lengthy process. Every case is different, and some are processed faster than others.

Depression: The Hidden Cost of Compensable Work Injuries

Collateral damage from a compensable incident often extends well beyond physical harm that stems from the initial injury. The psychological effects of even short-term disabilities, pursuing workers’ compensation benefits, and anxiety regarding an ability to return to work can be severe.

Some Workplace Injury Costs Extend For Decades, NCCI Report Shows

A new report from the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) says it is likely that more than 10 percent of the cost of medical benefits for workplace injuries occurring this year will be for services provided more than 20 years from now.

Overprescribing and Medical Board Enforcement: How To Avoid Discipline

State medical boards take the inappropriate overprescribing of controlled medication very seriously. For this reason, it is important to take appropriate steps to protect yourself from mistakes that can lead to overprescribing enforcement actions by your medical board.

NY-10 Things To Do If You Get Hurt At Work

Apple Inc. used child labor in the making of its products by employing 106 underage workers across 11 facilitates in 2012, an internal audit revealed. According to a report, the company also discovered wage problems and forced pregnancy tests.

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