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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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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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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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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 who desire to return to work: 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,… Read More »

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Increased Deliveries Equals Increased Injuries For Delivery Drivers

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

Is it just me, or does it seem like there are simply not enough hours in the day anymore? More often than not, I’m trying to accomplish multiple things at a time in order to get through the never-ending ‘to-do’ list that I have created for myself each day. That, coupled with easy access… Read More »

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Do NOT Ignore Letters From A Railroad Vocational Rehabilitation Department

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

I often become involved in claims for injured Railroad employees several months or even a year or more after the injury. My advice and representation is requested because of concern over the potential career limiting aspects of a serious injury. It is not unusual for me to find that the Railroad’s Vocational Rehabilitation Department… 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 |

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 find a job that… Read More »

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