Pre-Existing Conditions and Workers’ Compensation

When injured in an accident on the job, workers’ compensation is meant to cover your medical expenses, as well as a portion of your lost wages, while you take time off to recover. If you have a pre-existing condition or previous injury, however, you may be concerned about its effect on your workers’ comp claim.…

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Workplace Injury Maryland

Foot pain is a common curse for employees who work on their feet all day. For instance, workers who stand on cement all day long can suffer significant foot stress and strain that can lead to pain in other parts of the body. If you injure a toe, a foot, or an ankle at work,…

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Construction Jobs Lead the Way in Workplace Fatalities

Maryland construction workers put their health and safety on the line performing dangerous work every day. Hazards exist for these workers even when they follow all prescribed safety standards. According to research by AdvisorSmith, 8 of the 25 most fatal jobs and industries in 2018 were in construction: Roofers Ironworkers Power linemen Crane operators Construction…

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Workers Compensation Claim Mistakes Maryland

If you have experienced an injury or illness as a result of your activities at work, a workers’ compensation claim is your opportunity to recover needed funds to cover lost wages and medical expenses. However, the claims process for workers’ compensation can be complicated, leading to mistakes on the part of the claimant. These mistakes…

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Social Media Workers Comp Claims

Insurance adjusters will inevitably search for ways to reduce their company’s obligation to pay out workers’ compensation claims. One way involves investigating the injured person’s social media accounts. This is why it is important for individuals who have pending workers’ comp claims to be careful when posting to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Social media posts…

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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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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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