How Long Do You Have to Report a Work Injury to Your Employer?

Published on Apr 16, 2024 at 7:12 pm in Workers Compensation.

When you’re at work, you expect certain precautions and regulations to be followed to keep you and your coworkers safe. Unfortunately, even with the best safety equipment and standards, accidents still occur, and workers are injured.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employers reported 42,600 on-the-job injuries and illnesses in private industry in Maryland in 2022. Of those reported cases, 36,300 were injuries, while 6,400 were illnesses. And these are the numbers for the private sector alone.

What Types of Car Accidents Are Most Fatal?

Published on Apr 9, 2024 at 7:03 pm in Car Accidents.

What types of car accidents are most fatal?

When it comes to road safety, understanding the dynamics of car accidents is paramount.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) projected that 42,795 people would die in motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2022.

While every accident is unique, certain types of collisions tend to be more severe and carry a higher risk of fatalities. By delving into the characteristics of these accidents, we can gain valuable insights into how to prevent them and promote safer driving practices.

Common Reasons Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Denied

Published on Apr 2, 2024 at 7:50 pm in Workers Compensation.

Common Reasons Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Denied

Workers’ compensation serves as a crucial safety net for employees who experience workplace injuries. 

It’s designed to provide financial assistance and medical benefits to workers who suffer injuries or illnesses on the job. However, not all claims are approved, which can leave employees in a difficult, and often frustrating position.  

What Are Some Examples of Inadequate Security for a Business?

Published on Mar 26, 2024 at 7:05 pm in Negligent Security.

What are some examples of inadequate security for a business


When entering a Maryland place of business, whether as an employee or a customer, there are many things you may be thinking about, but your personal safety should not be one of them. Businesses have a responsibility and a duty of care to provide a safe environment free of potential accidents or acts of physical harm.

In today’s fast-paced world, businesses are constantly facing threats from various sources, including physical incidents. In 2022 alone, situations like these reportedly cost companies an estimated $1 trillion in revenue.

The Baltimore Key Bridge Collapse: Here’s Where the Investigation Currently Stands

Published on Mar 26, 2024 at 3:42 pm in Personal Injury.

The Baltimore Key Bridge Collapse: Here's Where the Investigation Currently Stands

The 1.6-mile long Francis Scott Key Bridge, which forms part of the North-South connector, I-695, crashed into the extremely cold waters of the Patapsco River at around 1:30 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday, March 26.

Now that daylight has broken after the launch of an initial investigation and search and rescue mission, media reports suggest that there are only two potential survivors.

As many as 20 could still be unaccounted for.

What Does a Flashing Yellow Light Mean in Maryland?

Published on Mar 20, 2024 at 10:06 pm in Car Accidents.

What does a flashing yellow light mean in Maryland?

In the intricate dance of traffic signals, each color and pattern carries its own message, guiding drivers safely through intersections and roadways.

Among these signals, the blinking yellow light stands out as a symbol of caution, urging drivers to proceed with care. But what exactly does it signify, especially in the context of Maryland’s traffic regulations?

Let’s delve into the nuances of the flashing yellow light and its implications for drivers navigating the roads of the Old Line State, Maryland.

When Does Workers’ Comp Stop Paying Benefits?

Published on Mar 12, 2024 at 7:28 pm in Workers Compensation.

when does workers' comp stop paying benefits

Workers’ compensation is a vital safety net for employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses, providing them with financial support and medical benefits.

However, understanding when these benefits may cease is essential for workers in Maryland.

Understanding Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Workers’ compensation benefits in Maryland typically include coverage for medical expenses, wage replacement payments, vocational rehabilitation, and compensation for permanent disabilities.

What Does Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) Mean in Regard to Workers’ Compensation?

Published on Mar 5, 2024 at 7:23 pm in Workers Compensation.

What does maximum medical improvement (MMI) mean in regard to workers' compensation?

In the realm of workers’ compensation, maximum medical improvement (MMI) is a crucial concept that impacts the course of benefits and health care treatment for injured employees

Understanding what this concept entails is essential for both employees and employers involved in workers’ compensation claims. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the meaning of MMI, its significance in the workers’ compensation process, and what it means for injured employees.

What Qualifies as Pain and Suffering?

Published on Feb 20, 2024 at 8:38 pm in Negligent Security.

What Qualifies as Pain and Suffering?

The pain and suffering experienced by someone after being injured can have a serious, even life-long impact on the victim’s life.

In the context of personal injury cases, understanding the legal standards for pain and suffering, especially when due to negligence or intentional wrongdoing, is crucial. It not only helps you determine if you qualify for compensation but also provides guidance on how to pursue that compensation effectively.

What Are the Five Elements of Negligence

Published on Feb 13, 2024 at 7:25 pm in Negligent Security.

What are the 5 Elements of Negligence

In the 1830s and 1840s, negligence law in the United States was just getting started, and the whole idea behind it was pretty simple: If you’re careless and you harm someone, you should be held responsible for it.

As time went on, the key elements of negligence in law became more clearly defined. Most folks agreed on four main parts: duty, breach, cause, and damage, as laid down in the original Restatement of Torts from 1934.

In its latest version, the Third Restatement of Torts (2010/2012), it added one more essential element to the list: Proximate Cause. Whether it’s four elements or five, legal negligence is all about holding people accountable for causing harm through carelessness.



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