Category Archives: Workers’ Compensation
How Can You Prove That Your Injury Is Work-Related?
Getting injured at work can be a traumatic experience. It can be particularly stressful when your employer or their insurance company denies your claim that your injury is work-related. If you find yourself in this situation, it is essential to understand what kinds of evidence you need to prove that your injury is work-related…. Read More »
What Not To Do While On Workers’ Compensation?
Receiving workers’ compensation benefits is essential for workers who can no longer perform their jobs due to an injury or illness. Workers’ compensation benefits can provide you with much-needed financial support while you recover and help you get back to work. However, some people may unknowingly sabotage their own ability to receive benefits by… Read More »
What Are The Most Common Causes People Seek Workers’ Compensation?
If you are injured while at work, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits. This program is designed to help injured workers get the medical care and financial assistance they need during their recovery period. But what types of injuries are covered by workers’ comp? Have you suffered injuries in the workplace… Read More »
Is It Legal For The Insurance Company To Do Surveillance On You After Filing A Workers’ Compensation Claim?
If you have recently been injured at work and filed a workers’ compensation claim, you may be wondering if the insurance company has the right to perform surveillance on you. Many people are surprised to learn that, in certain circumstances, it is legal for an insurance company to conduct surveillance or an investigation following… Read More »
5 Situations In Which You May Be Required To Pay Back Workers’ Compensation
Workers’ compensation benefits are meant to provide financial assistance for those who have been injured on the job or are suffering from a work-related illness. However, while these benefits can be life-saving during hard times, there are certain occasions in which you may be required to pay back these benefits. If you are receiving… Read More »
Can You Choose Your Own Doctor When Filing A Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claim?
If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But what happens if your employer’s insurance company is trying to dictate which doctor you should see? You need to understand state law surrounding the employee’s right to choose their own doctor when filing a workers’ compensation… Read More »
What Happens When You Reach Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)?
Maximum medical improvement (MMI) is a term used to indicate that you have reached the point of recovery where your medical condition is as good as it will get. But what happens when you reach MMI while receiving workers’ compensation benefits? Are you no longer entitled to those benefits? If your treating doctor says… Read More »
What Can You Do If Your Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
If you are injured on the job and your employer does not have workers’ compensation insurance, understanding what to do can be difficult. In Maryland, employers are required by law to have workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. For those who find themselves in a situation where their employer does not have this coverage,… Read More »
Can My Employer Fire Me For Filing A Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Filing for workers’ compensation can be a daunting decision, not only because of the potential medical ramifications of your injury but also because of the potential job-related repercussions. Our Maryland workers’ compensation attorneys at Berman | Sobin | Gross LLP often hear this question, “Can my employer fire me for filing a workers’ compensation… Read More »
How Long Can You Be On Workers’ Compensation Benefits In Maryland?
If you have been injured or become ill while at work, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation in the state of Maryland. This form of financial aid can help to cover medical expenses and lost wages while you are unable to work. But how long is a person able to stay on workers’… Read More »