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I have been summoned to jury duty; is it safe?

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

The Maryland Court System is due to enter the next stage of reopening on October 5, 2020. This means courts will resume full operations including the long-awaited jury trials. However, jury duty and jury trials will look different as many new safety protocols have been implemented to make the process as safe as possible… Read More »

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Hearings on the Horizon!

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

Covid-19 has changed the way we communicate as a community and a culture. This is also true for businesses and governments; these entities have had to quickly adapt into the age of virtual communications. When the pandemic hit, the Workers’ Compensation Commission was in the process of dramatically upgrading their online portal, and in… Read More »

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Great News; The Ban On Medical Treatment Has Lifted!

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

It has been over six weeks since Governor Hogan banned elective and non-urgent medical procedures in the State of Maryland. However, the question which remained was, “Is it elective to have an epidural shot or surgery if I am in a tremendous amount of pain?” Well, no need to answer this question any longer,… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation Hearings Update as of April 17, 2020; Covid-19

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

True to their mission, the Workers’ Compensation Commission (WCC) is continually trying to balance the interests of the injured worker with that of the health and safety of the community at large. Therefore, in response to the recent extension of court closings by Chief Judge Barbera of the Maryland Court of Appeals, the WCC… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation Hearings and the Maryland Courts Update as of April 15, 2020; Covid-19

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

Unfortunately, since our last court update, two weeks ago, COVID-19 cases have risen significantly in Maryland. This information reaffirms our states’ decision to social distance and work from home, wherever possible. Our online legal work is bustling between virtual mediations, depositions and motion writing. Thankfully, we have learned to navigate virtually because another extension… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation Commission Hearings & Maryland Courts Update: Covid-19

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

Maryland is strong in the face of adversity. The videos and messages on social media, the courage and strength of our first responders, health care workers, essential employees, and volunteers and the communities that support them are inspiring and heartwarming during these unprecedented times. New information is released daily in this ever-changing climate of… Read More »

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Best Practices for Injured Workers’ During Covid-19:

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

It seems the world has stopped spinning as most people keep to their homes and neighborhoods. As the days tick by it is difficult to determine, where it is okay to go. For injured workers’, recovering from an accident, this question becomes even more difficult to answer since they might still be receiving active… Read More »

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The Courts Are Closed Due To COVID-19; What About My Workers’ Compensation Case?

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

In Maryland, most of the Judiciary systems have shut down or postponed their dockets, or are operational only for exigent circumstances. The Workers’ Compensation Commission, while in solidarity with the mission to slow the spread of Covid-19, is also keenly aware of the need to keep certain Workers’ Compensation cases moving along. While all… Read More »

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HELP – My Attorney Retired, Won the Lottery, Passed Away, Moved to Hawaii; What Should I Do?

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

I know, it’s hard to believe, but lawyers are only human. We retire, pass away or sometimes even get promoted to judge. For whatever the reason an Attorney is no longer able to represent a client what are the clients’ options? Nobody likes to start over, establishing trust, getting a new representative up to… Read More »

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Are They Going to Stop My Pain Medicine?

By Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP |

Current State of Affairs: It is not a secret that there is an opioid crisis in this country. In recent months there has been a push by government to help cure this crisis. There are reports that pharmacies are in short supply of many opioid medications, and many doctors have refused to prescribe them… Read More »

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