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Maryland Construction Workers injured at work

One of the more risky occupations is that of a construction worker.  This could include pipe fitters, plumbers, electricians, hvac mechanics, carpenters, roofers, painters, you name it.  Prior to practicing law I was employed as a commercial refrigeration pipe fitter for the better part of a decade.  Like most in the construction industry I was […]

Can I sue work for Injury I sustained- Maryland Employee

A court action can take place if a Maryland employee is injured on the job! A Maryland employee can file a workers compensation claim if injured on the job.  While many consider this a lawsuit, in my humble opinion I would consider it a quasi-lawsuit or an administrative claim.  This is because unless the decision […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Job Security when injured at work in Maryland

Can a Maryland workers compensation claim damage my employment relationship? For a Free consultation call +1 (410) 937-1659   OR       Email One of the most common question I am asked, and for good reason, is in regards to job security and the filing of a Workers’ Compensation claim.  For many, being able to provide for their […]