Nurses and Workers' Compensation in Maryland

Injuries occur on the job in various fields of work. However, healthcare workers, like nurses, face a particularly high risk of sustaining injuries during the course of carrying out their work duties. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), hospitals are among the most dangerous places to work in the United States. For…

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What are Hidden Disabilities - Social Security Disability

Individuals with “hidden disabilities” are often misunderstood and overlooked. When it comes to claiming and receiving benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA), specifically Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), it can be difficult to get approved when compared to claimants who have much clearer and more noticeable physical or mental impairments. About 1 in 10…

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If you sustain an injury due to an accident during the course of your employment, workers’ compensation can help you pay your bills and get the treatment you need. As an employee, you are entitled to claim these benefits if you are hurt on the job. The length of time you get to receive workers’…

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There are many ways in which head injuries occur in workplace environments. Some of the most common causes for these injuries include getting hit by a falling or flying object, explosions, falls, and other accidents involving heavy machinery or motor vehicles. Regardless of how you may have sustained a head injury on-the-job, if the injury…

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Can You Get Kicked Off of SSD

In the majority of cases, claimants of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits or Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) will receive these benefits for many years, even decades. Any disruption of these benefits when they are desperately needed can be devastating, but there may be times when your benefits can be pulled. You decide to go…

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First Responders Workers Compensation MD

A number of states across the nation are modifying or reconsidering their rules to ensure first responders such as firefighters, paramedics, nurses, and others combating the COVID-19 pandemic have unhindered access to workers’ compensation benefits if they contract the virus. The Wall Street Journal recently reported that “about a half-dozen states have changed their rules…

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Healthcare workers

The global coronavirus outbreak has caused an unprecedented health and economic crisis throughout American society. Numerous organizations, businesses, and industries are facing challenges and questions they have never faced before. One of the more pressing concerns is the health of “essential” workers: people who are still leaving their home to perform their jobs so that…

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The Social Security Administration manages disability programs that provide financial support on a monthly basis to help recipients cover living expenses, bills, and medical costs. These benefits help families and individuals when they cannot work to support themselves because of their illness or injury. Dependents are often also eligible to receive these benefits. The application…

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Cares Act

Most Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients qualify for the CARES Act $1,200 COVID-19 stimulus payment. You are eligible for this economic impact payment provided you have a Social Security number and you have not been claimed on someone else’s tax return as a dependent. If you have children, you…

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