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Navigating the Fears of Pursuing Vocational Rehabilitation Due to The Receipt or Pursuit of Social Security Disability Benefits

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

First, the process of vocational rehabilitation is essentially the process to prepare you to look and apply for jobs. Neither of those means you will actually get the job and even if you do, does not mean you can actually perform the job. Both looking and applying also does not equate to a termination… Read More »

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The Importance of Documenting All of Your Injuries

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

All too often when workers are injured the focus is on the most severe parts of the body hurt. Frequently the minor pains and bruises from other parts of the body are ignored. However, in a workers’ compensation claim it is very important to report every hurt, bruised, or swollen body part no matter… Read More »

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The Impact of Wage Loss on The Life of a Correctional Officer

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

I recently had a jury trial in Cumberland where I represented a correctional officer at one of the large State prisons in Western Maryland. I was reminded during the course of the trial of the devastating impact that a work accident can have on someone who lives in Western Maryland. This was someone who,… Read More »

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Why should I file a Workers’ Compensation Claim if my Employer’s insurance is already covering my medical bills?

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

There is a BIG difference between filing a claim with the Workers’ Compensation Commission and filing a claim with your employer’s insurance policy. As Attorney Al Gross discussed in his recent blog post, submitting a “First Report of Injury” or other worksheet to your employer or employer’s insurance is NOT the same thing as… Read More »

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Key Differences in the Vocational Rehabilitation Process in Maryland and the District of Columbia

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

VOCATIONAL BENEFITS The Workers’ Compensation Statutes in both the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia offer a benefit to injured workers called Vocational Rehabilitation, often called “Voc Rehab” for short. Vocational Rehabilitation arises in a workers’ compensation case when the injured worker’s medical treatment is complete, or near complete, and he/she is… Read More »

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Do You Need An Attorney For Your Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claim?

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

If You have been injured at work and have been dealing with the insurance company’s adjuster without any problems (for now), should you still hire a lawyer? The short answer is YES. Insurance company adjusters often formulate their questions in a way that encourages people to reveal more information than is needed or required…. Read More »

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Maryland Vocational Rehabilitation – Don’t Put All Your Eggs In The Insurance Company Basket

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

By Ari Laric, Esq. Vocational rehabilitation is all about finding “Suitable Gainful Employment.” Employment is a job. Gainful is one that pays money, so the real question is what is Suitable? As an injured worker, when you’re receiving vocational rehabilitation benefits you have the opportunity to work with a vocational counselor to try and… Read More »

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