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 […]
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Can I Be Fired for filing a Maryland Workers Compensation Claim?
Can I 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 […]
Vocational Rehabilitation In Maryland Workers Compensation
Vocational Rehabilitation in Maryland Workers Compensation If as a result of the injuries received at work you are no longer able to do the type of work you were doing before the accident, then the workers’ compensation insurance company must pay to provide either job placement or vocational rehabilitation to retrain you for a new […]