After suffering an injury on the job, Maryland workers’ compensation provides weekly benefits for medical care, lost wages, disability payments, and more. However, some injured employees in this situation may opt to pursue a lump sum workers’ comp settlement… Read More
It is not uncommon for employees to consider looking for a new job or career change after suffering a work-related injury. Sometimes injured employees are eager to find a new type of work in a lower-risk industry. In other situations, they may simply… Read More
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