Gaithersburg: 301-670-7030
Baltimore: 410-769-5400
Frederick: 301-668-2100
Contact Us For Legal Help

Workers' Compensation Blog

First Firefighter Case on Hearing Loss Results in Victory

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Recently we had an opportunity to have a hearing on one of twelve of the many hearing loss and tinnitus claims that we have filed before the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission. The Commission ruled in favor of the fire fighters in each of the cases. The Commission relied upon the hearing test as well as a physician whom we referred the Claimant to, in determining that the claim was related to their noise exposures at work. It resulted in an award to each fire fighter of over fifteen thousand dollars.

Although we have heard from many fire fighters regarding these problems, there are many more who have not thought to pursue a claim. It costs nothing to pursue such a matter. The only thing that is needed are copies of hearing tests which we can easily obtain. Many fire fighters simply fax us (at 301-670-9492) their hearing tests after each annual physical exam. These are provided to any firefighter who requests it, free of charge.

Recent Posts


Tags

Incident Report Transportation Reimbursement Police Officers Maryland Workers Comp Disability Insurance Coming and Going rule Injured Courier Worker Attorney Gretchen Rogers FMLA Workers Compensation for Police Officers Fire Fighters auto accident attorney Criteria MSPRC Benefits Independent Medical Evaluation Claims Process Maryland Workers Compensation Commissioners Personal Injury Workers Compensation win for 911 dispatcher Temporary Total Disability MSEA Injury Report Workers Compensation Fraud Attorney Alan Gross Teachers Medical Travel Expense Maryland Lawyer Workers Compensation Claim Firefighters and Hearing Loss DC Workers' Compensation Maryland Fire Fighters Firefighters Laws and Regulations Maryland Workers Compensation Procedure Medicare and Workers Compensation Liabililty Maryland Workers Compensation Hearing Occupational Hazards Occupational Diseases Maryland Workers' Compensation Claim – Is My Injury Covered? Attorney Julie Mirman Auto Injury Medical Attorney Charles Schultz Coming and Going rule, D.C. attorney Workers Compensation for Firefighters Attorney Ari Laric Denial Auto Accidents National Holidays Attorney Nicole Lambdin Railroad Injuries Attorney Lauren Pisano Injured Fire Fighters Opioids Workers Compensation and Bankruptcy Vocational Rehabilitation Workers’ Comp Attorney Wrongful Death Claim Damages Attorney Cliff Sobin Physical Training Injuries for Firefighters Attorney Matthew Engler Injured School Bus Drivers Workers Compensation Benefits for Teachers Attorney Matt Darby Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits workers Compensation Act Mileage Reimbursement Attorney Ken Berman Veterans Death Benefits Corrections Officers attorney Natalie Whittingham Attorney Allyson Bloom Accident Report Work Related Injury injured railroad workers Prescription Medication Side Effects Unemployment Benefits Permanent Disability

Archive

RSS

What Our Clients Say

Known for our unwavering commitment to clients, for our integrity, and for delivering the best results, our clients continue to refer their friends, families and neighbors to us for their legal needs.


"One year ago today I made the call to your office. The best decision I could make. I wanted to share with you how impressed I am with your staff and your professionalism."

Heather P.


"Craig did a great job representing me! He's the lawyer I have trusted with my legal needs because he's professional, knowledgeable, and keeps me informed about my case."

Jaclyn K.


"I would like to express my gratitude for your efforts and dedication for my disability case. It's has been quite a long and upsetting process but you have handled my case in an extremely competent and responsible manner."

Leo H.


"I have recommended Mr. Feldman to several of my friends and colleagues and have heard nothing but excellent reviews. He is the best lawyer I have ever used."

Martin


"I received the check today. I could not believe it until I saw the check. Thank you so much. You have improved my family's quality of life tenfold."

Mike F.


"These guys go above and beyond! They always have your best interest in mind."

Mike W.


"You have been kind throughout this process and I appreciate your professionalism as well as your gentle concern. Thanks for helping us and all the others who need your legal expertise. We are grateful."

Nancy F.


"Thanks to Mr. Shultz's aggressive and professional work ethic style I was able to receive the medical services and compensation pertaining to my case."

Navdeep C.


"I can honestly say this firm is simply TOP NOTCH! They not only have handled countless cases for my members that require their services, they also have gone well beyond their "scope" to help some of my folks in other areas of need. "

Rick H.


"The attention and professional care the staff has taken toward my needs has always been excellent. I have no complaints nor worries that my issues discussed are not addressed."

Tim T.


"I just got off the phone with Craig and let him know how thankful we are to you, him and Ken for all your efforts – you are all really terrific to work with!"

Val K.


Locations Throughout Maryland, Virginia & Washington DC

Gaithersburg Office

481 N. Frederick Avenue, Suite 300
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
301-670-7030 / 800-248-3352
Fax: 301-670-9492

Lutherville Office

1301 York Road, Suite 600
Lutherville, MD 21093
410-769-5400 / 800-248-3352
Fax: 410-769-9200

Frederick Office

30 W. Patrick Street, Suite 105
Frederick, MD 21701
301-668-2100 / 800-827-2667
Fax: 301-668-2000

Subscribe To Our Newsletter


TOP