Workers’ Comp Drags Out Medical Care, Injured Workers and their Doctors Say | NBC Bay Area

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This happens in Illinois also. Insurance companies make more money when they deny or delay treatment to injured workers.

Low Back Pain Pictures: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

WebMD’s low back pain slideshow explains the most common causes of low back pain and what you can do to help alleviate it.

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Low back injuries are one of the most common work injuries. Make sure to report them right away and seek immediate medical treatment.

Concussions Cause Long-Term Effects Lasting Decades – Medical News Today

Concussions which commonly occur among athletes can cause damage to the brain that lasts for decades, according to research presented at a recent AAAS Annual Meeting.

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Workplace concussions also have long term effects that covered through the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act.

NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | Mental Health By the Numbers

Learn about different mental health conditions’ stats in easy to read info-graphics.

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People with mental illness who are seeking Social Security Disability have a very hard winning their cases. Make sure that you have an experienced Social Security Disability lawyer help you.

Face Transplant Helps Firefighter See Again

A volunteer firefighter badly burned in a 2001 blaze has received what appears to be the most extensive face transplant ever, covering virtually his entire head and much of his neck. (Nov. 16)

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Injured workers can receive ongoing medical treatment related to their work accidents with the help of an experienced Illinois Workers’ Compensation attorney.