On December 1, 2010, the Workers’ Comp system in New York underwent a major change. Starting on that date, the New York Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) implemented the new “Medical Treatment Guidelines.” These guidelines, abbreviated “MTG’s,”, apply only to neck, back, knee and shoulder injuries sustained at work. The WCB made the changes in order […]
Most people think that if they get injured at work, telling their boss and then seeing their family doctor is all they have to do. Actually, it isn’t. Here’s a little advice about what to do when you get injured on the job: 1. File a written incident report and keep a copy for your […]
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