Four Reasons Why You Can Not Be Fired For Filing a Maryland Workers Compensation Claim?

Maryland Criminal Law provides that it is actually a criminal offense to fire someone for filing a workers’ compensation claim, subject to one year in jail and One Thousand Dollar ($1,000.00) fine. If you can prove that your employer fired you specifically for filing the claim only, then you may have a right to file […]

Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) May Prevent Me From Being Fired For Filing a Maryland Workers Compensation Claim

Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) may prevent me from being fired for filing a Maryland Workers Compensation claim If your employers have 50 or more employees there may be additional protections under federal law for employees injured on the job. The Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides certain employees with up to 12 […]

Techniques Private Investigators Use To Obtain Surveillance Video In Maryland Workers Comp Case

What are the 27 techniques private investigators use to obtain surveillance videos without being detected in a Maryland Workers Compensation claim or an auto accident claim? A private investigator will drive by the subject’s residence in the daytime the day before what would typically be an early morning surveillance. This allows the investigator to observe […]

Eight Methods Used To Detect Insurance Fraud In A Maryland Workers Compensation Claim Or An Auto Accident Claim

What 8 methods do private investigators use to try to detect insurance fraud in a Maryland Workers Compensation claim or an auto accident claim? Surveillance – Investigators may use audio, video, and other types of surveillance to determine whether an individual worker is as injured as they claim. Interviews and research – Workers compensation investigators may interview colleagues, […]

Can I Sue The Rental Car Company When The Rental Car Driver Is The Cause Of The Accident?

Can I sue the rental car company when the rental car driver is the cause of the accident? Normally, when you are in an accident with a person who has rented a car from a rental car company (Avis, Alamo, Thrifty, National, Hertz, Enterprise, Dollar, etc.), your claim is usually against the driver of the […]

Sixty red flags calling for video surveillance in a Maryland workers compensation claim

What are the 60 red flags that insurance companies look at that lead them to requesting surveillance videos of the alleged injured party in a Maryland Workers Compensation claim or an auto accident claim? an injured worker who is off on disability benefits who cannot be contacted via telephone during daytime hours; The claimant won’t […]

Maryland Medical Marijuana for Workers Compensation or Auto Accidents

The Maryland Legislature has legalized medical marijuana for the following conditions that would be relevant to workers compensation injuries. The medical conditions which are authorized to be treated by medical marijuana are listed in the statute: (i)  A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that results in a patient being admitted into hospice or […]

Medical Marijuana in Maryland Workers Compensation Claims White Paper

Medical Marijuana in Maryland Workers Compensation Claims Medical marijuana will become a frequent issue in Maryland Workers Compensation cases now that it has been legalized by the Maryland legislature. The purpose of this article is to argue for the approval of medical marijuana as a medicine or treatment in certain workers compensation cases. This article […]

Can You Video An Event Or Record A Phone Conversation In Maryland?

Videotaping an event or conversation and/or recording a telephone conversation can violate the Maryland Wiretap law and can result in severe criminal as well as civil penalties. Before you embark on either videotaping an event or conversation and/or recording a telephone conversation, make sure you have a clear understanding of your rights as well as […]

In An Accident While Test Driving a Car Dealership Automobile, Whose Insurance Pays? 

In an accident while test driving a car dealership automobile, whose insurance pays? In a situation where the at fault vehicle in a car accident is a dealership’s vehicle that was being test driven by a customer at the time, whose insurance pays?  The dealership’s insurance has denied liability because they state they do not […]

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