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Posts by Grace Kanoy

Alternative Health Series: Yoga Useful for Stress Release, Exercise and Pain Management

This is the latest in a series of blog articles about alternative therapies for injuries and pain management. This time, we turn to yoga, the ancient Indian mind-body practice that has become a mainstream form of exercise, stress release and pain management. Future articles in this series will explore massage, Pilates, Reiki and other alternative…

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Texting While Driving Has Deadly Consequences

North Carolina has banned texting while driving, but have you? We understand how tempting it is to reach for your phone when you hear a beep alerting you that a new text message or email has arrived. You’ll just take a quick peek. You’ll barely take your eyes off the road. And besides, you’re a…

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Alternative Therapies Series: Acupuncture for Pain Management

  This is the first in the Deuterman Law Group’s series of blog articles about alternative therapies for back injuries and pain management. In this article, we’ll explore acupuncture, a centuries-old Chinese medicine technique that has been used to treat pain chronic pain, nausea, migraines and other painful conditions. Future articles in this series will…

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New Books Highlight Wal-Mart’s Way of Doing Business

Wal-Mart’s unconscionable labor practices have been well-documented on this blog and elsewhere. Now, a new book "The Retail Revolution: How Wal-Mart Created a Brave New World of Business" by Nelson Lichtenstein "offers the best account yet of the myriad problems that Wal-Mart employees endure, including the elaborate measures the company has taken to avoid paying…

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Story of Lily Ledbetter and her treatment by Goodyear sounds like many WC cases

Today on NPR, they featured the story about Lily Ledbetter, (Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.) and her crusade for equal and fair pay.  Barack Obama will be signing the act into legislation. As I listened to this story, it reminded me so much of many workers’ compensation cases. Lily Ledbetter took early retirement…

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Rise of deaths at work in North Carolina disturbing

Just got a tweet about the rise of workplace deaths in North Carolina after three years of consistent decline. We’ve also noticed a rise in the number of workers’ compensation calls at the office as well. I’d like to monitor this more to see whether or not the current conditions in our economy are magniftying…

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Attorney Benjamin Burnside Honored for Million Dollar Client Win

(Greensboro, N.C., August 20, 2008) – Benjamin Burnside, an attorney with the Deuterman Law Group in Greensboro, has been admitted to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a prestigious association of trial lawyers. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million dollar or multimillion dollar verdicts, awards or settlements for their clients. Less than 1…

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Dan Deuterman Honored For Legal, Community Impact

Deuterman Law Group Founder and President is one of 24 Triad Impact Leaders in Law (Greensboro, N.C., August 14, 2008) –Daniel L. Deuterman, a Greensboro attorney who is committed to helping injured workers while also improving his community, has been selected as one of the Triad Impact Leaders in Law by Business Leader Media. Deuterman…

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Survey shows people don’t understand workers’ compensation, Social Security disability

A recent survey of baby boomers by Americas Health Insurance Plans revealed that most people do not understand what their benefits would be if they became injured or disabled and began collecting workers’ compensation or Social Security Disability benefits. Those surveyed overestimated the benefit amount and underestimated the wait time to receive Social Security Disability benefits,…

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Insurance Companies Practice Deny & Delay Tactics

Good Morning America has a story that illustrates how insurance companies use deny and delay tactics to avoid paying legitimate insurance claims. In this case, a woman with Stage 4 breast cancer tried to collect disability insurance. But Cigna repeatedly denied Susan Kristoff’s claim for short-term disability. Cigna said she had not proven a disability….

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