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Defending A Firefighter Who Was On Duty For 24 Hours And Injured

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Fire Fighters work had to protect our communities.They are required to work long hours, sometimes – and in this Claimant’s case – 24-hour shifts, where they are on duty at all times, ready to respond to any emergency call that may come in. Ken Berman, Nicole Lambdin, and Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP… Read More »

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Hard Fought Court Victory for Widow of Deceased Fire Fighter

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Attorney Ken Berman has secured death benefits for the widow of a deceased fire fighter in a three (3) day jury trial. The Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission had found that the Claimant, a fire fighter who was not diagnosed with multiple myeloma until 23 years after last running a call, did not sustain a… Read More »

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Ken Berman Expands Law as to PTSD for Fire Fighters

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a huge issue among first responders and can quickly develop into a serious and life threatening condition. Studies show that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can lead to dangerous and suicidal thoughts among those who suffer from it. A study published by the Journal of Affective Disorders in 2015 found… Read More »

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Benefits for Burns, Scars & Disfigurements

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Maryland Workers’ Compensation law requires the Employer/Insurer of a worker who is burned, scarred or disfigured while performing his/her job to pay to that worker, compensation benefits. This includes, and is especially relevant to, fire fighters. A fire fighter who is burned, disfigured or scarred while either fighting a fire or performing any other… Read More »

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Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP Team Secure Significant Benefits for Local Firefighter

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Ken Berman and Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP were able to secure benefits from three different insurance carriers for a single injury to a fire fighter who was involved in a devastating collision between a tractor trailer and a fire engine. While the law is clear that a Claimant cannot receive compensation twice… Read More »

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Fire Fighters in Maryland Have a Great Day in the Court of Appeals

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Clifford B. Sobin, Esq. It is nice to be able to toot the horn of somebody you respect greatly. It is even nicer when that person is your partner. Yesterday, the Court of Appeals unanimously found in favor of a Maryland fire fighter injured in a car accident while on the way to his… Read More »

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