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Does Workers’ Compensation Pay for Inpatient Treatment?

Published on May 28, 2024 at 6:56 pm in Workers Compensation.

Does workers' compensation pay for inpatient treatment

Workers’ compensation is an important safety net for employees injured on the job. Some online estimates show that there are 4.9 million workers’ compensation claims made each year by both private and government employees, and the typical workers’ comp claim is around $41,000.  

But what about if you’re hospitalized?  

Does workers’ compensation pay for inpatient treatment in Maryland? Keep reading where we answer that question. 

Does Every Employer in Maryland Have To Carry Workers’ Compensation Coverage?

Published on May 21, 2024 at 7:37 pm in Workers Compensation.

Does every employer in Maryland have to carry workers' compensation coverage?

You just got a job after months or even longer of searching and applying, and you can’t wait to start on your first day. You’re excited because it’s got good hours, great pay, plus benefits. But, one thing most of us don’t consider when starting a new job is if our employer has workers’ compensation insurance coverage.

Does every employer in Maryland have to carry workers’ compensation coverage? We assume that all businesses have this coverage, but what if your employer doesn’t?

In this blog, we’ll discuss what the law requires of employers in Maryland and how you can make sure you’re covered.

What Are the Most Dangerous Jobs in Maryland?

Published on Apr 23, 2024 at 6:53 pm in Workers Compensation.

What are the most dangerous jobs in Maryland?

When we think of dangerous jobs, our minds often go to construction or other similar labor-intensive occupations. Even with all of the safety protocols in place, accidents on job sites still occur every day, causing serious injuries, illnesses, and death.

Some jobs cause more injuries or deaths than others, but what are the most dangerous jobs in Maryland?

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.

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.  

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.

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.

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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