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Can you File For Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Benefits Simultaneously?

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Injuring yourself in the workplace is an unfortunate possibility for all of us, especially if your job is physically demanding. Sometimes we hurt ourselves so badly that the continuation of our work lives is impossible. If you or a loved… Read More

I Need Vocational Rehabilitation. What Are My Options?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Sometimes, injuries resulting from work make it impossible for a worker’s compensation recipient to return to the job. Vocational rehabilitation exists as a worker’s compensation benefit to help disabled or injured recipients find a new place in the workforce. This… Read More

How Worker’s Compensation Works for Volunteers

Monday, March 7th, 2016

If you are representing an employer as a volunteer and are injured on the job, that employer may try to deny worker’s compensation benefits. This specific case can become tricky, and is very dependent on the specific situation. How, where,… Read More

Public Safety Employees Should Know Workers Compensation Benefits

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Public safety employees such as first responders/paramedics, police officers and firefighters are at a higher risk than most to be injured on the job. Due to the nature and potential danger of public safety jobs, their workers compensation rights should… Read More

How do I Apply for Workers’ Compensation in Maryland or Virginia?

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Workers’ Compensation is an insurance program established by state law that all employers are required to have for the benefit of their employees. The system is designed to provide employees who have been injured “in the course of employment” with… Read More

The Risk of Saying “No” to Workers’ Compensation

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Workers’ Compensation is an insurance program established by Maryland law that all employers are required to have for the benefit of their employees. In the event that an employee is injured “in the course of employment,” workers’ compensation is supposed… Read More

Don’t Feel Guilty about Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

With few exceptions, Workers’ Compensation is an insurance program established by Maryland law that all employers are required to have for the benefit of their employees. In the event that an employee is injured on the job, “in the course… Read More

Maryland Workers’ Compensation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Workers’ Compensation is a system in Maryland law to provide employees who have been injured on the job with a way to obtain benefits including, but not limited to, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation and payment for lost wages. Workers’ compensation… Read More

Is My Workplace Injury Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

If you are injured on the job and unable to work, you are unable to make a living and support your family. This is why Workers’ Compensation was put into place. It is a state-mandated insurance program that provides wage… Read More

Slip and Fall Injuries in the Workplace: Are You Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Slip and Fall Injuries are those workplace injuries involving – you guessed it – slips or falls and typically fall under the broader category of “premises liability” claims. Slip and fall injuries can include, but are not limited to, broken… Read More