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Holding Maryland Employers Liable For Heat Stroke

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

Certain occupations, such as construction, require a lot of time outdoors. In summer., high temperatures can create additional hazards for these employees. Heat stroke and dehydration can pose significant health risks and should be taken seriously when symptoms present. While many times people may try to drink more water when they notice themselves starting… Read More »

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What Does Workers’ Compensation Actually Entitle You To?

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

Most Maryland employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. If you are injured at work and as a result of your employment, you should file a claim with your employers’ workers’ compensation insurance provider in order to receive treatment, coverage, and other benefits. While this coverage is intended to provide benefits to employees,… Read More »

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Amazon Implementing Measures To Reduce Repetitive Motion Injuries

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

In a shareholder letter released earlier this week, Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, detailed the severity and prevalence of repetitive motion injuries among Amazon’s millions of warehouse workers. According to Bezos, 40% of all injuries sustained by warehouse employees are musculoskeletal injuries caused by repetitive motions. These injuries are particularly prevalent during the first six… Read More »

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Did You Know You Can Get Workers’ Compensation For These Injuries?

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

If you are employed in Maryland, you’ve likely heard of workers’ compensation, as most Maryland employers are required to carry it. Workers’ compensation insurance is essentially an implied agreement between an employer and employee, that if an employee is injured as a result of their job, their employer will provide medical care and wages… Read More »

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Why Was My Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claim Denied?

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

If you have suffered a workplace injury, you likely trusted your employer to provide the promised protection, and you may have felt shocked or upset when you started hitting roadblocks, or even received a denial. In an ideal world, workers’ compensation is essentially an implied contract between an employer and their employees, that if… Read More »

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What Not To Say To A Workers’ Compensation Adjuster

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

If you work in the state of Maryland, you are likely familiar with the concept of workers’ compensation insurance. When this insurance functions the way it is meant to, it ensures that employees who were injured in the course of their employment will receive medical care and paid time off to recover. You may… Read More »

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Am I Covered By Workers’ Compensation If I Work From Home?

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

The Covid-19 pandemic and resulting stay-at-home orders have dramatically shifted the appearance and reality of the American workplace, with more employees than ever working from home. This new dynamic and working environment has raised many questions for employees. For instance, if you’re injured while working from home does it still count as a “workplace… Read More »

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What Happens To My Maryland Workers’ Compensation Benefits If I’m Fired?

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

The current times are unprecedented, and many individuals are facing employment instability. Thousands of businesses nation-wide have felt the devastating financial impact of Covid-19, leading to massive lay-offs and increased unemployment claims in Maryland and across the country. During a time when so many employees are concerned about both their workplace exposure to illness… Read More »

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How To Properly Document Workplace Injuries

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

If you’ve been injured in a Maryland workplace, it is always in your best interest that you file a Workers’ Compensation Claim with the state of Maryland. In an ideal world, Workers’ Compensation Insurance allows businesses to run smoothly (and without lawsuits) while also ensuring that employees injured on the job will receive medical… Read More »

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Steps To Take After A Maryland Workplace Accident: A Guide For Employees

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

If you are injured at work in Maryland, the chances are high that you will want to file a workers’ compensation claim. Maryland workers’ compensation insurance is essentially an implied contract between employee and employer, providing medical care and paid time off to employees who are injured in the line of work, and in… Read More »

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