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Chapter 14: What is Third-Party Liability in a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

August 20, 2019

Chapter 14:  What is Third-Party Liability in a Workers’ Compensation Claim? The short version: When a third-party (NOT your employer) causes your injury while you are in the course...

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Chapter 13: Award of Compensation

August 15, 2019

Chapter 13:  Award of Compensation The Award of Compensation is an automatic award of workers’ compensation benefits that the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission (WCC) approves when a claim is...

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Chapter 12: What is the Subsequent Injury Fund?

August 13, 2019

Chapter 12:  What is the Subsequent Injury Fund? The Subsequent Injury Fund (SIF) encourages employers to hire employees with pre-existing health conditions. If an employer hired an employee with...

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Chapter 11: Workers’ Compensation Claims With Uninsured Employers

August 8, 2019

Chapter 11:  Workers’ Comp Claims With Uninsured Employers Most employers in Maryland that are required to have workers’ compensation insurance obey the law. However, some employers choose to break...

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Chapter 10 – When Is Vocational Rehabilitation Approved in a Workers’ Comp Case?

August 6, 2019

Chapter 10:  When Is Vocational Rehabilitation Approved in a Workers’ Comp Case? In addition to medical and disability benefits, an injured worker may also be entitled to vocational rehabilitation...

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Chapter 9 – What is a Functional Capacity Exam?

August 1, 2019

Chapter 9:  What is a Functional Capacity Exam? When you are injured at work, workers’ compensation provides medical and disability benefits while you are out of work receiving treatment...

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Chapter 8 – What Is Considered an Occupational Disease to Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Maryland?

July 30, 2019

Chapter 8:  What Is Considered an Occupational Disease to Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Maryland? As discussed in Chapter 7, an accidental personal injury for the purposes of...

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Railroad Employee Injuries: What benefits are available?

July 25, 2019

Railroad employees face dangerous and risky situations because of their employment. Equipment malfunctions, poor communication, exposure to dangerous chemicals, defective equipment, poor weather conditions, inadequate safety measures, and carelessness...

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Chapter 7 – What is Meant by Accidental Injury for a Workers’ Comp Claim?

July 23, 2019

Chapter 7:  What is Meant by Accidental Injury for a Workers’ Comp Claim? The Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act provides a way for employees injured at work to obtain medical...

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