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How the SSA Reviews Medical Evidence

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is legally required to have medical evidence of an eligible impairment before granting benefits to a claimant. Proving the existence of a qualifying impairment ...
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Horseplay in the Workplace: A Look at Workers' Comp

Employees in Baltimore can rely on workers' comp law to protect them in the event of a job-related injury or illness. However, there are a few gray areas, such as injuries that result from ...
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Steps to Take When You Get Injured at Work

Employees have rights, but sometimes their inaction can cause those rights to be forfeited. One example is workers' comp claims. In Baltimore, workers' comp law allows for the rejection of ...
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A Closer Look at Violence in Healthcare Settings

Violence can happen at any workplace, but healthcare workers have a greater risk than most. They are the most assaulted workers in the country—in fact, 60% of assaults in the workplace happen to ...
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Understanding Phantom Pain

If a serious car accident injury leads to an amputation, then you may experience phantom pain. Your car accident lawyer in Baltimore will consider your phantom pain alongside the other circumstances ...
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Could I Have a Concussion?

Concussions are a common car accident injury that can lead to problems that may not always be immediately obvious. Because concussions can cause symptoms that can last indefinitely without treatment, ...
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Does Workers' Comp Cover Mental Health Injuries?

Mental health injuries that occur at work can be as devastating as physical ones, but are you eligible to receive workers' compensation for them? In Baltimore, workers' comp law generally does ...
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Preventing Back Injuries at Work

One of the most common causes for declining work productivity and missed work days is back pain. Workers' comp law allows Baltimore employees to receive workers' compensation benefits for ...
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Survivor Benefits 101

If your loved one who was receiving Social Security benefits passes away, you may be entitled to survivor benefits. These benefits help a spouse or children cope with the financial burden of losing a ...
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Does Your Car Have an Emergency Kit?

If you experience a car accident near your Baltimore home, an emergency kit could be an essential part of mitigating injuries for yourself and your passengers. The right time to think about an ...
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Maryland's New DUI Law

Maryland lawmakers passed the Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2016 just a few short months ago. It increases the penalties for individuals convicted of driving under the influence (DUI). This means ...
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Identifying Common Office Hazards

Workers' comp law in Baltimore is a no-fault system. This means that an employee may be covered under workers' compensation even if he or she made a mistake that led to the injury. However, ...
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Coping with Limb Loss

Traumatic limb loss affects countless individuals. It can be difficult to move forward after a car accident or other incident that costs you a limb. During such a difficult time, you need a strong ...
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The Recovery Process for Brain Injuries

A car accident in the Baltimore area can leave survivors with serious injuries such as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), also known as concussions. If you sustained a concussion in a car accident, the ...
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Talking to Your Teen About Safe Driving

The possibility of a car accident is one of the most common fears that parents of teens have when their kids begin learning how to drive. Watch this video to get some tips on how to keep your teen ...
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Returning to Work After a Workers' Compensation Claim

Workers' compensation is an invaluable benefit for injured employees who need medical treatment and time off from work. In most cases, employees are able to return to work once they are ...
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What Injuries Qualify for Workers' Compensation Claims?

Have you been told that your injury might not qualify for workers' compensation ? If so, it's time to talk to a workers' compensation lawyer in Baltimore. Your attorney can review your ...
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Determining If a Workplace Injury Was Caused by an Accident or Negligence

Workers' compensation claims are based on a no fault system. This means that workers who sustain injuries in the workplace can file a workers' compensation claim in Baltimore without having to ...
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Factors That Increase the Risk of Auto Accidents

Car accidents can occur anywhere at any time and sometimes it's difficult to pinpoint an exact cause. However, determining the cause and contributing factors to a car accident that occurs in ...
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Seeking Compensation After an Auto Accident Caused a Catastrophic Injury

A car accident can cause virtually any type of injury ranging from minor to catastrophic. For the purposes of a personal injury claim, an accident attorney will generally define a catastrophic injury ...
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Signs That Your Employer Is Violating Your Workers' Compensation Rights

For many employees, their workers' compensation rights and responsibilities are not well understood. The regulations can be complicated and confusing, and they vary from state to state. If you ...
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The Workers' Compensation Claims Process Step-by-Step

If you are injured on the job, the steps you take after the injury may determine your ability to claim compensation. It's important to closely follow the correct procedures are you file a claim, ...
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Raising Awareness About Repetitive Motion Injuries at Work

Most people think of acute injuries, such as those caused by a fall, when they think of workers' compensation cases. However, repetitive motion injuries can slowly cause debilitating pain and ...
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What Do Your Workers' Compensation Benefits Provide?

If you sustain an injury while on the job, there's no need to delay medical care because you're concerned about sky-high hospital bills. If you're an employee, rather than an independent ...
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Hiring an Attorney for Your Personal Injury Case

For injured residents of Baltimore, a personal injury law firm serves as an invaluable resource. The personal injury attorney you hire will have in-depth knowledge of the local court system and how to ...
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