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How Do I Prove that My Injury Is Work-Related?

If you suffered an injury while on the job, you may be entitled to financial compensation by filing a Workers’ Compensation claim. Oftentimes, injuries can occur while workers are on the job at their work site. However, employees can also suffer work-related injuries if they are not physically at work but they are carrying out » Read More

How Can Slip and Fall Accidents at Work Be Prevented?

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are one of the leading causes of job-related injuries and deaths. They are so common because they can happen in any type of work environment, from the grocery store to the construction site. Although some slip and fall events are minor and only leave bumps » Read More

How Can Technology Prevent Workplace Injuries?

Technology has benefitted humankind in countless ways, and many of the latest and most important high-tech developments are in the field of workplace safety. Your company may or may not be using them, but they are clearly the wave of the future. A recent report by the National Security Council (NSC) focuses on technology solutions » Read More

Who Is Liable for a Workplace Injury on Black Friday?

You expect to go to work, be safe, and return home at the end of the day. Many people assume that certain jobs have more hazards than others, construction leading that list. Although you are correct to make that assumption, it does not mean that you will avoid injury in other jobs, such as retail. » Read More

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