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Maryland Sanitation Injuries and Fatalities

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Earlier this year, a Laurel, Maryland Department of Public Works employee was killed by a driver of an SUV. The 30-year-old employee was loading garbage into a garbage truck when the SUV slammed directly into him, according to the Washington Post. He had been at the back of the bright yellow garbage truck, which… Read More »

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Opioid and Fentanyl Deaths Skyrocket Under Maryland Workers’ Compensation

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The nation-wide opioid epidemic unfortunately has not bypassed the state of Maryland. According to the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute and reported by LexisNexis, 75 percent of injured workers are prescribed opioid pain medication such as fentanyl, hydrocodone, hydrocodone/acetaminophen combinations, hydromorphone, meperidine, and methadone. But what is the problem with this? After all, serious injuries… Read More »

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