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What To Do If You’re Struck By An Object At Work

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Struck-by injuries are one of the most common ways that employees are injured in the workplace. These kinds of injuries are especially common on construction sites and in warehouses, where heavy machinery and up-high debris, boxes, and construction materials are all par for the course. If you have been injured due to a piece… Read More »

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Slip-And-Fall Construction Site Accidents

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries that a person can work in, presenting countless daily hazards, including heavy equipment, falling objects, large debris, and uneven ground. Nearly 250,000 workers suffered injuries requiring time off of work as a result of slip-and-fall accidents last year, and many of them worked in construction. If… Read More »

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Does Maryland Workers’ Compensation Provide Death Benefits?

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

If you have recently lost a loved one as the result of a work-related accident or illness, you may still be reeling from the loss and trying to figure out how to move forward with your life. If your loved one was the primary source of income for your family, this loss can create… Read More »

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Can I Work A Second Job While Receiving Workers’ Compensation Benefits In Maryland?

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Being injured on the job can be a serious inconvenience, causing you to lose valuable income in addition to physical pain and other stresses. While workers’ compensation insurance benefits replace some of your income, they rarely match it. You may be tempted to take on a part-time job as a side-hustle while you recover,… Read More »

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What Should I Do If I’m In A Car Accident While Working?

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Talk about a bad day on the job. Often, it’s enough of a struggle to make it through the day at work without having to deal with a car accident. You may be worrying that you will be fired, or have no idea what steps to take next. The best course of action for… Read More »

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Are Parking Lot Injuries Covered By Workers’ Compensation?

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

If you are a Maryland employee, chances are that you are aware of workers’ compensation insurance. Nearly all Maryland employees are covered by their employer’s Maryland workers’ compensation insurance, which provides medical care and full or partial wage replacement in the event of a workplace injury. In order to receive coverage for an injury… Read More »

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Do I Qualify For Total Temporary Disability Benefits?

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

If you are a Maryland employee who has been injured on the job, you’re likely starting to wonder when those workers’ compensation benefits that you’ve heard so much about kick in. The first step is to make sure you have reported your injury to your employer and filed a claim. It’s then important to… Read More »

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Can I Sue For A Maryland Workplace injury?

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

In Maryland, employees are generally not able to sue their employer for injuries that they sustained throughout the course of their employment. This is because workplace injury claims must be adjudicated through the state’s workers’ compensation process. Workers’ compensation insurance exists to negate the need for a lawsuit each time an employee is injured,… Read More »

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How Long Will It Take To Get My Maryland Workers’ Compensation Settlement Check?

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Workers’ compensation insurance exists to ensure that employees who are injured on the job will have access to medical care and full or partial wage replacement while they recover from their injuries. Most employees in Maryland are covered by workers’ compensation, however, few will likely give it much thought until they are injured at… Read More »

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Does Maryland Workers’ Compensation Cover Pain And Suffering?

By Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP |

Maryland employees often face serious risks at the workplace every day, and the injuries that they suffer can cause severe hardship, mentally, physically, and financially. It’s undeniable that workplace injuries can cause intense pain and suffering. However, workers’ compensation is not designed to compensate for that. Rather, pain and suffering is a term used… Read More »

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