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Can Distractions Lead to Injuries in the Workplace?

Workplace injuries can lead to a snowball effect on an injured person’s life. Not only do on-the-job injuries disrupt a worker’s ability to earn a living and provide financial support for themselves, but also it limits their ability to live their life. What is most unfortunate is that many workplace injuries are preventable because they » Read More

How do Workers’ Compensation Settlements Work?

Workers’ Compensation is insurance coverage that your employer is required to carry, except in certain situations. Most employers must carry this insurance that provides benefits to employees when they get injured at work. Although most people think of construction as where workplace injuries occur, and that is the most common industry for those injuries, workplace » Read More

What Work Injuries are Not Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ Compensation insurance can be a lifesaver for many employees. Maryland requires that every employer with more than one employee carry this insurance. Certain small agricultural employers are excluded from this requirement, as are sole proprietors, contractors, and partners in a formal business partnership. Workers’ Compensation is designed to compensate employees who are injured on » Read More

Is it Dangerous to Work in a Haunted House?

As Halloween season approaches, haunted houses pop up everywhere. Halloween thrill seekers love to be scared and enjoy the thrill of walking through haunted houses being safely terrified. People visiting haunted houses are there for just a few minutes and are exposed to the scare only for seconds. However, employees of haunted houses actually face » Read More

How can Scaffolding Accidents be Prevented?

Scaffolding is a common sight at many construction sites across the United States. Whenever something tall needs exterior work and even while it is going up initially, workers often rely on scaffolding to enable them to do their jobs. In a city such as Baltimore that has buildings as old as the nation itself, scaffolding » Read More

How can the Most Common Warehouse Accidents be Prevented?

The United States had more than 827,000 workers operating more than 400,000 warehouses in 2018. Those workers and warehouses enable commerce to occur and are essential to the nation’s economy. Without warehouses and the people who make them work efficiently, the national economy would slow to a crawl. A busy warehouse is one in which » Read More

How can I Avoid Electrical Injuries at Work?

Electrical injuries happen in private homes, public places, and worksites, and can cause traumatic, life-changing injuries. On their own, people might not know how to avoid these kinds of injuries. One example that comes to mind is a person standing in a puddle of water in the bathroom and plugging in a hairdryer. In workplaces » Read More

What are the Most Common Workplace Accidents?

When you wake up for work every day, you are probably not thinking about the possibility of work-related injuries unless you are a safety manager or work for a safety company. This is one of the main reasons why people get injured on the job. Safety is not foremost in their minds, and they go » Read More

Can a Teacher File for Workers’ Compensation?

When most people think about Workers’ Compensation, they think about construction workers getting injured on the job. Rarely do people consider the perils of teachers suffering an on-the-job injury or illness. However, classroom work does involve risk to teachers. If a teacher gets injured at work, filing a Workers’ Compensation claim is not as straightforward » Read More

Which Industries Have the Most Fatal Work Injuries?

Workplace deaths are on the rise across the United States. A combination of specific and generalized dangers within industries and occupations made 2019 the deadliest year for workers in more than a decade. With workplace deaths on the rise, lawyers involved in Workers’ Compensation are handling more cases that need resolutions for the benefit of » Read More