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How to keep my boss happy while under Maryland workers comp

How to increase job security when dealing with a Maryland Workers Comp claim +1 (410) 937-1659     OR         Email If you are seriously injured at work in Maryland it is almost inevitable that you will have to deal with the workers compensation process.  Some employers will encourage their employees to go through work comp, while other […]

Maryland law prohibits certain actions by employers in workers compensation cases

As a Baltimore, Maryland workers compensation attorney I often get asked what the injured workers employer can and cannot do to the employee. It would take quite sometime to advise as to all the actions a Maryland employer is prohibited from doing to the injured employee, however I have selected a few prohibitions I often […]

Can my employer fire because of my Maryland workers comp case?

If you have filed a worker compensation claim in Baltimore, or throughout the state of Maryland, you should not fear your employer will terminate you. For a no cost consultation with Maryland workers compensation attorney Andrew Rodabaugh +1 (410) 937-1659     OR         Email Under Maryland labor & Employment article 9-1105 specifically states that “an employer may […]

Boss wants to use health insurance and pay lost wages- Maryland Work Comp

Workers’ Compensation Insurance can be expensive and Employers are aware of it.  On occasion the employer will try to avoid increased premiums by avoiding the claim being filed. For a no cost consultation call Mr. Rodabaugh today at +1 (410) 937-1659     OR         Email   Supervisor tells employee to use health insurance rather than workers comp. […]

Employer is not providing light duty- Md. Work Comp

An Employer must provide true light duty work Regularly employers indicate to the employee that they have light duty work available for the employee.  When the employee returns to work he or she is pressured into performing tasks that are outside of the limitations the doctor ordered.  While some flexibility on the injured workers part […]

Will Changing Jobs Affect My Maryland Workers Comp Claim

Hurt on the job in Maryland and then realize you want to switch to a different job.  Changing jobs will not destroy your workers comp case but consider speaking with an attorney first. To speak with a Maryland Workers Compensation Attorney for free call +1 (410) 937-1659     OR         Email Compensation Rate May Change Lost wages/Temporary […]

What is Maryland workers compensation- Maryland Workers Comp Explained

Understanding why Maryland workers compensation came about and the basic process and theories of workers compensation insurance For a no cost consultation with Maryland workers compensation attorney Andrew Rodabaugh call +1 (410) 937-1659    OR         Email Benefits Available Terms and Definitions The Process Case Value Maryland Workers compensation laws and the purpose behind them Like any Maryland law, […]

Workers Comp is using my sick leave and vacation time- Maryland Law

Your employer should not use sick leave or vacation time while your out of work because of a workers comp injury  Maryland Workers comp should be paying lost wages. For a no cost consultation with Maryland workers compensation attorney Andrew Rodabaugh call +1 (410) 937-1659    OR         Email   Maryland workers compensation benefits may be owed […]

Maryland Workmans’ Comp- Who are the parties involved?

I was injured on the job and am going through workers comp but… who or what is workers comp? Call a Baltimore workers comp attorney now at +1 (410) 937-1659   OR         Email To better understand Maryland workers compensation it is important to understand the people involved and what role they play in the work injury […]

Should injured Maryland workers return to work?

In Maryland do I have to return to work because the insurance company doctor so indicated? See also: I returned to work but the light duty is not really light duty! Free consult?  +1 (410) 937-1659   OR         Email In a great majority of cases that I handle the injured worker is faced with the decision […]