Most people don't think that factory work and office work have a lot in common, but there's one occupational hazard that can trouble people who work in those jobs equally: carpal tunnel syndrome.
When you're injured and on workers' compensation in Maryland, the insurance company handling your claim may assign a nurse case manager (NCM) to your claim.
Is there any real harm if an employee works "under the table" for cash? Why should they report income that nobody else is tracking?
Workers' compensation insurance companies dread a claim that involves a pre-existing condition.
When a workers' compensation vocational counselor gets involved in your case, your benefits could be in jeopardy. You need to exercise a significant amount of caution when you meet with the counselor assigned to your case.
There's no question that workers' compensation fraud is a problem. It costs more than $7 billion a year.
Could your keyboard be the biggest danger to your health at work?
Maryland recently joined the growing body of states that allow the use of medical marijuana. However, it is too early to tell whether or not everyone who needs the drug will have the insurance coverage they need to get it.
Are you frustrated with your work injury? How do you feel about the workers' compensation process, with its seemingly-endless requirements and consultative exams?
One of the most perplexing things that an injured employee has to figure out is what type of workers' compensation he or she is due for an injury.