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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Underride Crashes and Underguard Requirements feat

Truck underride accidents are among the most serious types of accidents that occur on roadways. An underride accident occurs when a vehicle (usually a standard passenger vehicle) slams into the back or side of a tractor-trailer and continues sliding underneath the rig – causing severe, debilitating injuries or fatalities. Every year in the United States,…

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Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a type of pulmonary edema that is non-heart related (non-cardiogenic). The disease moves quickly and occurs in persons who are critically ill due to various causes, including blunt force trauma. The serious challenge associated with ARDS is the buildup of fluid as it leaks into the lung, making it…

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Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome

Outbreaks are often described as “U” shaped: they are most dangerous to the very young, and to the very old. The coronavirus has been the exception, because its victims have largely been elderly and immunocompromised. Kids, it appeared, were not dying – a small silver lining to an otherwise tragic story. However, the Centers for…

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