I Do Not Want My Car Totaled Do I have to accept the insurance company’s offer to Total Loss my vehicle? Normally, if a car has significant damage, a car owner is happy when the insurance company declares their car totaled. After a significant accident, many owners no longer have an interest in fixing their […]
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Can You Video An Event Or Record A Phone Conversation In Maryland?
Can you record a video or 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 […]
CAN I MAKE A MARYLAND WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM IF INJURED ON OR NEAR A PARKING LOT AT WORK?
CAN I MAKE A MARYLAND WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM IF INJURED ON OR NEAR A PARKING LOT AT WORK? Whether you can file a claim when injured on or near a parking lot close to your job depends on many factors. The below cases summarize many of the factors that the Workers compensation commission will look […]
Is a plaintiff’s status as an undocumented immigrant relevant and admissible evidence in this personal injury action?
Is a plaintiff’s status as an undocumented immigrant relevant and admissible evidence in this personal injury action? The leading Maryland case on this issue is RIGOBERTO E. DOMINGOS AYALA, ET AL. v. ROBERT FREDERICK LEE 215 Md. App. 457, 81 A.3d 584 (2013). The Ayala case involved an illegal alien who was making a personal […]
Statute of Limitations in a Workers Compensation Claim
Statute of limitations in a Workers Compensation Claim In occupational disease claims employees or dependents of employees who have died have a two year statute of limitations from the date of disablement or 2 years from when the employee or dependent had actual knowledge that the disablement was caused by the employment.An employee who suffers […]
Permanent Injury Award- Md workers comp settlement
Permanent Injury Award- Md workers comp settlement After you have returned to work and have completed your treatment and your condition is now permanent and will never get any better, then you are entitled to a permanent injury award which is one type of a Md workers comp settlement. That award is determined based upon […]