Workers’ compensation is the primary source for payment for lost time from work and medical expenses for Maryland workers who have been injured at work.
Although the workers’ compensation system is designed to provide timely payment of all benefits,… Read More
Posted on behalf of Goldberg Finnegan, LLC on Mar 20, 2017 in Consumer Alert
A three-year-old was killed and two others were critically injured on March 13 in a house fire after a hoverboard charging in the home caught fire.
The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) has stated that this is the first death linked to… Read More
Posted on behalf of Goldberg Finnegan, LLC on Mar 10, 2017 in Car Accidents
Although most American drivers are ready to embrace autonomous technology in new vehicles, many are still afraid of the idea of completely self-driving cars, according to a recent study from the American Automobile Association (AAA).
The study found… Read More
Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are small, cage-like devices implanted into the vena cava – a large vein in the abdomen that returns blood from the lower body to the heart – to prevent blood clots from reaching vital organs and causing a pulmonary embolism.
These… Read More
Yesterday I met with a Social Security client who was already receiving long-term disability (LTD) benefits. Although she had already planned on applying for Social Security Disability, she mentioned that Hartford, her LTD carrier, was “making” her apply… Read More
Posted on behalf of Goldberg Finnegan, LLC on Feb 21, 2017 in Car Accidents
Preliminary data from the National Safety Council (NSC) estimates that 2016 may have been the deadliest year on U.S. roads since 2007.
An estimated 40,000 people were killed in vehicle-related accidents in 2016, an approximate six percent increase over… Read More
Arthritis can be among the most debilitating of illnesses leading people to apply for disability. The two main types of arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, are caused by different mechanisms but can have equally devastating impacts on… Read More
Posted on behalf of Goldberg Finnegan, LLC on Feb 15, 2017 in Energy Drinks
Caffeine can be found almost everywhere. It is in our coffee, tea, soft drinks, chocolate and ice cream. It is also found in energy drinks and even your energy water.
Although caffeine is harmless in small quantities, it can cause serious injury and… Read More
One of the more sinister things that insurers can do during the long-term disability (LTD) claim process is to have you surveilled (followed) for a period of time to see if the limitations you discussed in your application for benefits match what they… Read More
Dealing with an on-the-job injury or illness can leave an injured worker at a loss for what to do next. Filing for workers’ compensation can be a complicated process as there are a number of important steps you must follow to file a claim in Maryland.
Below,… Read More