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NY Work Compensation Granted for the Ill

On September 11, 2012, the government extended NY work compensation and health coverage for workers who developed cancer following the Trade Center attacks, according to a NY Daily News article.This follows the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act that was passed in 2010 for those individuals who got sick after the attacks. The Zadroga act allowed $4.2 billion for compensation and care. The Act, however, did not cover cancer because the connection was not clear.After Dr. John Howard confirmed several known carcinogens at the site, according to the article, cancer victims who can provide a doctor's opinion that their presence at Ground Zero resulted in cancer will receive NY work compensation....
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Prevent Heat Related Work Injuries with Water

According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), stopping for a drink of water may be what saves you from heat illness. With rising temperatures, outdoor workers could suffer from heat rash, cramps, exhaustion, or stroke if body temperatures rise to a dangerous level. OSHA lists water, rest, and shade as prevention for heat related work injuries.As a Long Island injury lawyer, Robert Golan, PC, we understand the steps that employers can take to help outdoor workers know the signs and symptoms of heat illness....
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Long Island Work Compensation May Receive an 11.5% Rate Increase

In a recent Insurance Journal article, The New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board (NYCIRB) submitted a filing to the Department of Financial Services for an 11.5% change in loss. The proposal hearing is set for the coming weeks. The article lists various factors to the proposed change, including increased claim frequency, rise in medial and indemnity claim costs, and increasing expenses.As an experienced Long Island work compensation in New York, we stand with you, providing you with excellent service for your workers compensation case....
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