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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

NY Times Series Calls The Compensation System "A Costly Legal Swamp"

In another of a series of articles, the NY Times highlights the serious procedural and emotional issues involved in navigating the present workers' compensation system.

“This is a terrible thing to say,” said Dr. Robin Herbert, co-director of the occupational and environmental division at Mount Sinai Medical Center, “but if I had a health problem at work, I’m not sure I’d file a workers’ comp claim. It’s the Wild West of health insurance.”

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