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Fast Food Burn Injuries

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A survey of 1,500 adults conducted by the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health found that the majority of fast food workers had suffered a burn injury while on the job. The workers, who consisted of a survey group across the country, held non-managerial positions, and 79 percent reported that they had suffered… Read More »

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Future of Maryland Workers’ Compensation Faces Adversity

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Workers’ compensation in Maryland has faced numerous pressures that have not always had the injured workers’ best interests in mind. In fact, state reforms to workers’ compensation generally side with large companies and health insurance providers that seek to cut costs and increase their profitability. The future of workers’ compensation is at stake for… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation: What if I Have Two Jobs?

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In order for you to receive workers’ compensation benefits, you must be able to prove that your injury was an “accidental personal injury arising out of and in the course of employment,” according to the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission. But that is not all. Employers and insurance providers usually put up quite a resistance… Read More »

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation For Firefighters

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Occupational illnesses are often very difficult to prove in most cases, and workers’ compensation requires that the burden of proof rest with the injured employee. It is difficult to prove, for example, that hypertension was caused by the work an employee does because the cause of that hypertension could have so many other factors,… Read More »

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Maryland Workplace Slip and Fall Attorney

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Falls remain one of the leading causes of injury in the U.S. and Maryland. Injuries from falls frequently happen at home, in business establishments, restaurants, sidewalks, parking lots, and, of course, in the workplace. In fact, trips, slips, and falls accounted for 238,610 nonfatal workplace injuries across the U.S. in 2015, according to the… Read More »

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Common Reasons Workers’ Compensation Claims are Denied

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When you are injured on the job, you have a right to workers’ compensation benefits, as opposed to filing a personal injury lawsuit against your employer. Without receiving these benefits, injured employees would face financial hardship, serious recovery problems as they would be forced to return to work too early, loss of employment when… Read More »

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