Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation at Home: Employees Telecommuting

The statistics on working from home and telecommuting continues to grow as information technologies increasingly decentralize the workplace. A decade ago, only 24% of workers had home offices and/or performed workplace activities from home. Last year, this [...]

Workers’ Compensation at Home: Employees Telecommuting2019-09-05T10:38:36+00:00

Purpose of an Independent Medical Examination

After being injured on the job, time often feels like it slows down but is also passing too quickly. Bills and expenses pile up rapidly and relief from any help seems to always be further away.  Part [...]

Purpose of an Independent Medical Examination2019-08-29T08:24:35+00:00

Which Employees are Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

As rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft gain in popularity, a growing number of people are asking “Do 1099 employees need workers’ comp?” The debate over whether rideshare drivers are employees or independent contractors has gone on [...]

Which Employees are Covered by Workers’ Compensation?2018-11-29T11:46:43+00:00

Filing a Construction Workers’ Compensation Claim

It’s all too easy to get hurt while working on a construction site. The combination of dozens, even hundreds of people, heavy machinery, tall heights and weather conditions can all conspire to make a construction worker an [...]

Filing a Construction Workers’ Compensation Claim2018-10-11T11:22:24+00:00

What Injuries Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

Most people know that workers’ compensation claims are how you get your needs met after an accident while on the job. However, it’s actually a bit more technical than that. Workers’ compensation won’t simply pay out because [...]

What Injuries Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?2018-09-27T10:17:43+00:00

How Much Do Workers’ Comp Attorneys Charge?

It isn’t unusual for people who are hurt on the job to try and handle the workers’ compensation process without legal help. They believe the process is a simple one and they don’t want to add expensive [...]

How Much Do Workers’ Comp Attorneys Charge?2018-07-12T11:29:27+00:00

Occupational Hazards in the Workplace

No matter your work environment, occupational hazards can put your health and safety at risk. Even what seems like the most benign workplace may have unseen risks you do not know about. This could include anything from [...]

Occupational Hazards in the Workplace2018-06-19T13:01:16+00:00

How Temporary Disability Benefits & Short Term Insurance Protect You

Temporary disability insurance (TDI) and short-term disability insurance (SDI) are basically the same thing. Both types of insurance pay compensation when you have to take time off from work due to injuries or illnesses. Sometimes the two [...]

How Temporary Disability Benefits & Short Term Insurance Protect You2018-06-11T14:08:01+00:00

Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) In Workers Comp

Maximum Medical Improvement Many terms are used to describe workers’ compensation and the injuries that result in work-related claims. Of them, the term maximum medical improvement, or MMI, is one of the most contested. When an accident [...]

Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) In Workers Comp2019-06-10T15:28:16+00:00

When Workers’ Compensation Won’t Get Approved

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance. It provides employers with a safety net, so that if one of their employees gets injured on the job, they don’t have to worry about a civil lawsuit. That being [...]

When Workers’ Compensation Won’t Get Approved2018-08-02T20:36:53+00:00

Why Workers’ Compensation Claims Get Denied

Workers’ compensation claims seem simple enough to most people. If you’re injured while on the job, you get to sue your employer, right? While you can certainly file the lawsuit for that reason, it might not necessarily [...]

Why Workers’ Compensation Claims Get Denied2017-08-17T09:40:44+00:00

Deadlines for Workers’ Compensation Claims in Maryland

There are several important deadlines for injured Maryland workers to be aware of.  Missing these deadlines can mean a loss of benefits, so it is important to meet with a qualified workers’ compensation lawyer immediately after an accident [...]

Deadlines for Workers’ Compensation Claims in Maryland2017-03-17T09:25:19+00:00

Getting the Workers’ Compensation Money You Deserve

You might, at some point, be injured at work. When that happens, you need to make sure that your rights are preserved. Understanding how workers' compensation works is the first step toward making sure that you receive [...]

Getting the Workers’ Compensation Money You Deserve2016-10-13T10:13:59+00:00

5 Situations that Call for a Personal Injury Attorney

In a perfect world, personal injury attorneys wouldn’t be needed. When you were injured in an accident, the insurance company of the responsible party would offer a fair settlement, and you would be taken care of. Worker’s [...]

5 Situations that Call for a Personal Injury Attorney2016-09-15T09:55:21+00:00

How You Can Help Your Workers’ Compensation Case

As your lawyers, our goal is to remove as much of your stress as possible after a work injury. We will deal with the insurance company, get your lost wages paid, and ensure that the medical bills [...]

How You Can Help Your Workers’ Compensation Case2016-09-08T09:39:22+00:00

Maryland Workers’ Compensation 101

The term workers’ compensation is used to refer to the insurance carried by employers to take care of injured employees. It is also shorthand for the Workers’ Compensation Commission (WCC), which is the entity that processes and [...]

Maryland Workers’ Compensation 1012016-09-01T09:28:35+00:00