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Top 3 Tips for Brooklyn Workers Involved in On the Job Car Accidents

Dr. Mollins, Brooklyn Workers Compensation Medical Professional When you are involved in an on-the-job car accident in Brooklyn, there is so much happening that the entire experience can often become a blur. If your job requires you to be driving and you were “on the clock” at the time the accident occurred, then it is […]

Workers Compensation and Repetitive Motion Injuries

Many people think of workers slipping and falling or an equipment malfunction when the topic of workers compensation comes up, but the reality is that there are a wide variety of work related injuries that people can seek treatment for through workers compensation that have nothing to do with sudden workplace accidents. New York State […]

New Workers Comp Reporting Requirements in Effect January 2015

Due to the frequent updates, policy changes and other proposals made by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), it’s imperative for workers compensation professionals like Brooklyn’s own Dr. Mollins and the entire office staff of Dr. Jeff Mollins, D.C. to stay apprised of any modifications in Dept. of Labor […]

Choosing a Brooklyn Doctor to Handle Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

People who are injured in Brooklyn and the greater New York City area have the power to choose their own doctor for treatment on a workers’ compensation claim. There’s a big “if” here though- you can only choose your own doctor IF that medical professional is authorized to treat Workers’ Compensation patients by the New […]

Top Causes of Workplace Injuries

Most people in Brooklyn and the greater New York City area encounter dangers each weekday just during the morning commute- they drive a car to work, walk across the street to catch the bus or ride bikes among cars and other vehicles- but there are many hazards present in other aspects of our everyday lives […]

Workplace Injury Statistics for Brooklyn and Beyond

The hard-working people of Brooklyn and the greater New York City area comprise some of the (approximately) 146,000 nonfatal workplace injuries (and illnesses) that are reported among New York private industry employers each year. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 90-percent of these cases resulted in at least one missed day of work. […]

Common Workplace Injuries

As a New York Workers Compensation doctor in Brooklyn, Dr. Mollins’s main goal is to treat those who have been injured at work in Brooklyn and the surrounding areas, and get them healthy and back to work as soon as possible. Though some injuries sustained in the workplace are severe and sudden, there are numerous […]