A State employee involved in an accident within the scope of his public duties is immune from suit and judgment if the accident occurs in Maryland. The employee may have such immunity if the accident occurs in another state. If the accident involves the employee’s personal vehicle, he may have additional or alternative liability […]
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ROADMAP FOR A MARYLAND WORKER’S COMPENSATION CASE
DAY I Interview client Obtain details of accident Obtain clients medical history from accident Obtain clients medical history before accident Set client up for appropriate medical treatment WEEK ONE File workers compensation claim Report accident to workers compensation insurance company Send for all medical records before and after the accident WEEK TWO Send insurance company […]
WHAT CAN AN EMPLOYERS ASK JOB APPLICANTS ABOUT MEDICAL CONDITIONS?
Often after a serious work- related injury, an injured worker needs to look for a new career because he/she is no longer able to do the type of work they had done in the past. Under Maryland Workers Compensation law, the employee is likely to be entitled to vocational rehabilitation which ultimately will involve looking […]
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, […]
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 I file a Workers Compensation claim while on my way to work or on my way home?
Can I file a Maryland Workers Compensation claim while on my way to work or on my way home? General Principles Injuries incurred by an employee while going to or returning from the work place do not ordinarily arise out of and in the course of employment, and are therefore not compensable under the Maryland […]
What Protections Are Available to the Injured Party at an Independent Medical Evaluation (IME)?
What protections are available to the injured party at an Independent Medical Evaluation (IME)? The right to an IME is provided by the Maryland Rules in a civil case and by the Workers Compensation regulations in a worker’s compensation case. Maryland Rule 2-423. Mental or physical examination of persons When the mental or physical condition […]