Workers’ Compensation and Traumatic Brain Injuries

Workers Compensation and Traumatic Brain Injuries

A brain injury can have a profound effect on the life of a patient, as well as the lives of their loved ones. Serious brain injuries, like traumatic brain injuries, can change the trajectory of a person’s life forever. When someone suffers a brain injury on the job, they expect workers’ compensation to help them…

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Does Maryland Workers’ Compensation Cover Skin Conditions?

Workers compensation skin conditions

Workers’ compensation covers a wide variety of injuries that happen on the job. You might wonder if things like skin conditions and dermatological injuries are included in those benefits. The answer is typically yes – as long as you can prove the condition was caused or exacerbated by your job. An experienced workers’ compensation attorney…

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Pre-Existing Conditions and Workers’ Compensation

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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Be Careful on Your Feet in the Workplace

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

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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Mistakes That May Negatively Affect a Workers’ Compensation Claim

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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How Your Social Media Posts Can Put Your Workers’ Compensation Claim at Risk

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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