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Should There be a Presumptive Law to Protect Essential Workers Who Develop COVID-19?

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

Maryland’s Essential employees have spent the last several months going to work wondering if they will get sick and inadvertently pass COVID-19 to their family and friends. In many cases, they are forced to take off work for weeks at a time because of possible COVID-19 exposure. Too often this leaves their families in… Read More »

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Can I get treatment for my work injury if I move out of state

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

Workers’ Compensation is predominantly a state regulated system, therefore, each state has its own set of rules, laws and governing body. When life happens for the injured worker and the need to move out of state arises whether due to financial, health, family or lifestyle changes, it is important that you understand your medical… Read More »

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What Documents Do I Need to File a Death Claim?

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

Filing a Claim for Death Benefits As attorneys working in workers’ compensation law, we tirelessly fight to ensure that injured workers receive the benefits they are entitled to, the medical treatment they need, and can hopefully get back to work. Unfortunately, not every claimant we represent is able to get back to work and… Read More »

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What Really Happens in a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case

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

Getting injured is no fun at all, and when you get injured on the job, there are often many hurdles to overcome. Founding partner Cliff Sobin wrote a two-volume treatise to help attorneys navigate Workers’ Compensation claims. This treatise is crafted for attorneys to use when representing injured workers, and Cliff wanted to put… Read More »

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Death Benefits for the Dependents of Public Safety Members Where the Occupational Disease was the Cause of Death in Labor & Employment §9-503 Cases

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

I. Determining Dependency a. Who may be dependent and when the determination is made. In general, a dependency determination is established through proof of financial support to the individual seeking the determination. The determination is made both on the date of disablement and the date of death2. If an individual is not dependent on… Read More »

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Average Weekly Wage Determinations After Stine v. Montgomery County, MD and Richard Beavers Construction, Inc. v. Wagstaff

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

In the vast majority of workers’ compensation claims, the issue of Average Weekly Wage is not contested or litigated and, often, the employer/insurer’s counsel does not even submit a wage statement as part of their exhibit packet. In most cases this is not a problem; however, in some situations it can mean the difference… Read More »

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Can I Choose My Own Pharmacy?

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

If I can choose my own doctor can I choose my own pharmacy? Several times a week we receive calls from clients that they are at their local pharmacy and their prescription was denied. This can often be the pharmacy that will not call the insurance adjuster, the insurance adjuster that does not respond… Read More »

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Why is it taking so long for my medical bills to be paid?

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

HCFA Forms Maryland Workers’ Compensation laws require that medical bills be submitted on HCFA forms. These are standard billing forms used by most insurance companies that have fields for the appropriate and necessary CPT (current procedures terminology) codes. However, some practitioners may not be aware that this is a requirement for workers’ compensation claims… Read More »

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The “Going and Coming Rule” in the District of Columbia

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

What tends to surprise a lot of our clients is the fact that, in the District of Columbia, injuries sustained by employees while traveling to work or traveling home from work, are not covered by the District of Columbia workers’ compensation statute. The DC workers’ comp statute is codified in Title 32 of the… Read More »

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Advice for the Apprehensive Injured Worker

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

A few times a week I get a call from an injured worker who is considering filing a workers’ compensation claim but is concerned about the repercussions that may take place after filing. While it is understandable, and in certain circumstances a very real concern that an employer may retaliate against an injured worker… Read More »

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