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Owner Of Brooklyn Construction Company Charged With Manslaughter In Worker’s Death

May 11, 2017

The owner of a Brooklyn construction company has been charged with manslaughter following a wall collapse that left one worker dead and two others seriously injured. Michael Weiss, 47, of Williamsburg, owns RSBY NY Builders Inc. and Park Ave Builders Inc., both in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

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Owner Of Brooklyn Construction Company Charged With Manslaughter In Worker’s Death

Judge rules state's workers' compensation act unconstitutional

May 9, 2017

A Jefferson County circuit judge today struck down Alabama's Workers' Compensation Act. Circuit Judge Pat Ballard found two provisions, the $220 a week cap in compensation and the 15 percent cap on attorneys fees, unconstitutional. However, because one or more provisions were found unconstitutional, the entire act is nullified. Ballard is staying his order 120 days.

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Judge rules state's workers' compensation act unconstitutional

We Need Your Help! Protect Injured Workers

March 27, 2017

We need your help! The Business Council and insurance companies are hoping to significantly reduce benefits to injured workers'

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We Need Your Help!  Protect Injured Workers

Stand up for injured workers'

March 16, 2017

The New York State Business Council is lobbying for changes that would devastate injured workers'. Please stand up for injured workers' and sign this petition!

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New York State Senate Bill S4014

February 4, 2017

Please take a moment and vote "NAY" on this proposed bill that would limit an injured worker's benefits after an extremity injury.

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‘Victimizing Me All Over Again’: San Bernardino Victims Fight for Treatment

December 20, 2016

Looks like California has a similar system that results in injured workers' having to fight for every treatment, medicine and benefit following a work injury.

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‘Victimizing Me All Over Again’: San Bernardino Victims Fight for Treatment

New York Workers’ Compensation Board Announces New Hearing Process for Opioid Weaning Issues

November 12, 2016

Written for the insurance companies, but still good information on how the NYS Workers' Compensation Board is going about reducing or eliminating opiate use for injured workers' with chronic, unrelenting pain

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