Category Archives: Workers’ Compensation Blog
Our entire staff is extremely proud to celebrate our 25 Year Anniversary and we have truly appreciated the opportunity to help our loyal clients in the Maryland and Washington, D.C. communities. Let’s take a tour of some of the key moments and events in the history of Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP:… Read More »
After a two-day jury trial, Attorney Matthew Engler won a case for a Montgomery County police officer who seriously injured his knee at work and thereafter required a knee replacement. The officer had several prior injuries to the same knee, some work-related and some not; however, Attorney Engler was able to persuade the jury… Read More »
Kenneth Berman recently filed a wrongful death claim in a case involving individuals that suffered fatal injuries after the boat they were on capsized in the Atlantic Ocean. During this incident, several individuals set out in a passenger vessel for a recreational fishing trip. Weather was rough and the ocean conditions were unpredictable. A… Read More »
In a case of first impression Ken Berman won a case for a bus driver who developed a problem with her tailbone due to many years of bus driving. A school bus driver developed a condition known as Coccydynia- inflammation of the tailbone which causes pain and tenderness. It forced the worker to be… Read More »
We would like to thank everyone who attended the recent MSEA conference, and, those who stopped by our booth to visit and enter our raffle. We would like to congratulate our MSEA Fitbit Raffle winner from Middletown High School in Frederick County!! Way to go!
911 dispatchers are our first line of defense in times of emergency. Sometimes they are called upon to perform special training and can be injured when traveling to and from this training. Ken Berman, Natalie Whittingham and Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP protected the rights of a long time 911 dispatcher who… Read More »
Why Should I File A Claim With The Workers’ Compensation Commission If My Employer’s Insurance Is Already Paying For My Doctor?
Attention Injured Workers! There is a huge difference between filing a workers’ compensation claim with the Workers’ Compensation Commission and your employer’s insurance company. Many injured workers do not realize this and may miss out on all the other benefits entitled to them under the law if they had only filed their claim with… Read More »
Police officers are not only covered for accidental injuries arising out of and in the course of their employment, but they are also covered for occupational diseases arising from the unique hazards of their employment such as heart disease, hypertension, and hearing loss. Maryland law presumes that the heart disease or hypertension developed from… Read More »
Maryland Workers’ Compensation law requires the Employer/Insurer of a worker who is burned, scarred or disfigured while performing his/her job to pay to that worker, compensation benefits. This includes, and is especially relevant to, fire fighters. A fire fighter who is burned, disfigured or scarred while either fighting a fire or performing any other… Read More »
Attorney Charles Schultz of Berman, Sobin, Gross, Feldman & Darby LLP was successful in overturning a decision of the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission which had found that a career correctional officer did not sustain an occupational disease of Hypertension as a result of his employment. The Commission denied the injured worker’s claim for benefits… Read More »