Tag: Pasadena Workers Compensation Lawyers

Maryland Workplace Slip and Fall Attorney

Falls remain one of the leading causes of injury in the U.S. and Maryland. Injuries from falls frequently happen at home, in business establishments, restaurants, sidewalks, parking lots, and, of course, in the workplace. In fact, trips, slips, and falls accounted for 238,610 nonfatal workplace injuries across the U.S. in 2015, according to the Bureau… Continued

Common Reasons Workers’ Compensation Claims are Denied

When you are injured on the job, you have a right to workers’ compensation benefits, as opposed to filing a personal injury lawsuit against your employer. Without receiving these benefits, injured employees would face financial hardship, serious recovery problems as they would be forced to return to work too early, loss of employment when they… Continued

Vocational Rehabilitation

Unfortunately, not everyone fully recovers from their workplace accident. Severe injuries can result in long-lasting, even life-lasting, debilitation. Whether you suffer from debilitating chronic pain, the loss of a limb, a traumatic brain injury, or another type of disability due to a workplace accident, there is still hope in returning to work. You may not… Continued

Opioid and Fentanyl Deaths Skyrocket Under Maryland Workers’ Compensation

The nation-wide opioid epidemic unfortunately has not bypassed the state of Maryland. According to the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute and reported by LexisNexis, 75 percent of injured workers are prescribed opioid pain medication such as fentanyl, hydrocodone, hydrocodone/acetaminophen combinations, hydromorphone, meperidine, and methadone. But what is the problem with this? After all, serious injuries result… Continued

Three Workplace Areas That Are Seeing Increased Fatalities

Over the past few decades, America’s workplace has been on a steady road to improved safety conditions for the average worker. While there was a slight uptick in workplace fatalities from 2014 to 2015 (an increase of 15 fatalities according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics), overall the workplace in Maryland and the U.S. is… Continued

Dangers that Social Media Presents to Workers’ Compensation Claims

Nearly 20% of internet users right now, while you are reading this, are on facebook. Facebook’s 1.44 billion users spend an average of 40 minutes on the social media site every single day, according to recent analysis and reported by Business Insider. But what does that have to do with your workers’ compensation claim? The… Continued