TOP TEN FACTS ABOUT INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EVALUATIONS IN A MARYLAND WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM

TOP TEN FACTS ABOUT INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EVALUATIONS IN A MARYLAND WORKERS COMPENSATION CLAIM In a Maryland workers compensation case the workers Compensation insurance company will likely schedule an independent medical evaluation In a worker’s compensation claim, insurance companies typically set up the plaintiff or claimant for an evaluation to be done by the insurance company […]

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 […]

The Americans With Disability Act May Prevent Me From Being Fired For Filing a Maryland Workers Compensation Claim

The Americans with Disability Act may prevent me from being fired for filing a Maryland Workers Compensation claim. If your employer has at least 15 employees or you are employed by a government employer you may have additional protection under federal law under the Americans with Disability act. The Americans with Disability Act is designed to […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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