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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.

What To Do If You’ve Been Injured by an Impaired Driver in Maryland

Published on Feb 6, 2024 at 7:27 pm in Car Accidents.

What to Do if You've Been Injured by an Impaired Driver in Maryland

When you’re driving home from a long day at work or on your way out to meet family or friends for dinner, the last thing on your mind is being in a car accident. Unfortunately, accidents are far too common, and accidents caused by impaired drivers claim the lives of more than 10,000 people in the United States every year. If you’ve been injured by an impaired driver in Maryland, our team of experienced Baltimore car accident lawyers is here to fight for the compensation you deserve.

Can You Receive Workers’ Comp and Disability Benefits at the Same Time?

Published on Jan 30, 2024 at 7:32 pm in Workers Compensation.

Can you receive workers' comp and disability benefits at the same time

Are you or someone you know facing the challenge of recovering from a work-related injury or disability?

If so, you’re not alone.

Navigating the world of workers’ compensation and disability benefits can be overwhelming, and it’s essential to be informed about your options.

You may be wondering if it’s even possible to collect both workers’ compensation and disability benefits simultaneously. The short answer is yes. But, not surprisingly, there are some further details and considerations to explore.

Do Unionized Workers Qualify for Workers’ Comp?

Published on Jan 23, 2024 at 7:59 pm in Workers Compensation.

Do Unionized Workers Qualify for Workers' Comp?

If you’re a unionized worker and have ever wondered about your eligibility for workers’ compensation benefits, you’re not alone.

Workers’ compensation is designed to provide financial support for employees who’ve suffered job-related injuries or illnesses, but does being part of a union affect your ability to claim these benefits?

In this post, we’ll delve into the relationship between union membership and workers’ comp eligibility. We will explore how unionized workers can still access these essential benefits, what differences might exist, and how a union membership can alter the claims process.

Tips To Prepare For Your First Meeting With a Car Accident Lawyer

Published on Jan 16, 2024 at 8:23 pm in Car Accidents.

Tips to Prepare for Your First Meeting with a Car Accident Lawyer

Getting into a car accident is a stressful, frustrating experience, and the legal aftermath can be just as overwhelming. An accident may take just a few seconds, but what follows can take much, much longer. If it happens to you, one of the first steps you’ll need to take in seeking legal assistance is to schedule a meeting with an experienced Maryland car accident lawyer.

In this blog post, we’ll walk you through some essential steps to prepare for your first meeting with a car accident attorney. We’ll cover everything from what documents to bring, questions to ask, and what to expect during the meeting.

By following these five accident lawyer meeting tips to prepare, you can help to ensure a productive and efficient session. One that puts you on the path to receiving the best legal guidance possible without missing any vital information!

Can You File a Car Accident Claim Without a Police Report?

Published on Jan 9, 2024 at 9:56 pm in Car Accidents.

Can You File a Car Accident Claim Without a Police Report?

We’ve all been there – navigating the twists and turns of the road when, suddenly, a fender-bender or collision occurs. Once the dust settles and heartbeats return to normal, the first thing that might come to mind for many of us is, “Do I need to get a police report for this?” 

To obtain a vehicular accident police report, you can typically request it from the local law enforcement agency that responded to the scene or, in some cases, access it online through official government websites. 

Back to our question: “Can you file a car accident claim without a police report?”  

How Long Can You Stay on Workers’ Compensation?

Published on Jan 9, 2024 at 9:50 pm in Workers Compensation.

How Long Can You Stay on Workers’ Compensation?

If you or someone you know has been injured in a workplace accident or developed an illness related to the job, compensation is waiting. Due to the complexity of these cases, though, it’s difficult to put an exact time frame on how long you can stay on workers’ compensation and how much in benefits you’ll receive. It can be a daunting and stressful ordeal, especially in the immediate aftermath of an injury or illness, but our team of experienced Baltimore workers’ compensation lawyers is here to help. 

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