One thing an injured worker on workers’ compensation likely does not plan for is getting fired or laid off from his or her job. Your employer may have fired you in retaliation for seeking workers’ compensation benefits, which is against the law. However,… Read More
If you are injured at work in any of the three surrounding jurisdictions (District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia), you are legally entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim for those injuries.
While there are some differences among the workers’… Read More
When a workplace injury causes a worker's death, the spouse, children and other dependents may be entitled to benefits through Maryland's workers' compensation system. If you lost a loved one because of a workplace accident, there are several things you… Read More
If you have sustained an injury or illness at work, filing a workers’ compensation claim may provide compensation for your medical bills and lost wages. Unfortunately, the claims process can be complicated and confusing, which is why workers often make… Read More
Some jobs can cause workers to develop severe, disabling conditions that can affect them for a long time. These occupational diseases might be covered by Maryland's workers' compensation system. More information can be found below about these conditions… Read More
Carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive stress injuries are common work-related injuries. If you believe that you may suffer from a condition of this nature, it is important that you understand Maryland’s workers’ compensation rules to know if your… Read More
If you are injured at work or develop a work-related illness, you may be able to obtain workers’ compensation benefits to cover necessary medical treatment and lost wages. The types of benefits you receive will depend on your situation.
If you have questions… Read More
After being injured on the job, there are specific steps you should take to help ensure your injury will be covered by workers’ compensation and that you meet certain deadlines.
Failing to follow these steps may lead to your claim being denied.
Below,… Read More
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, transportation-related accidents were the most common type of fatal work injury in 2016, accounting for 40 percent of all work fatalities for the year. Fortunately, in many situations,… Read More
When a person is injured through no fault of their own, it is not uncommon to consider filing a personal injury lawsuit to recover payment for injuries, medical bills and other damages associated with the injury. However, if you have been injured at work,… Read More