Working road construction in Baltimore is a dangerous job. Between dodging heavy machinery and performing strenuous labor, every day you encounter a new hazard. For the last several years, you have been one of the lucky ones that avoided injury. Unfortunately, that ended a few days ago when you suffered a back injury while moving heavy equipment. It did not seem that bad the day it happened, but by the next morning it was impossible to move.
An important question was up for debate amongst Maryland legislators this month who have long since argued over creating equality between workers' rights and employers' rights. The question posed was: are employees who file workers' compensation claims really as protected from wrongful termination as they thought?
Baltimore ferries and water taxis service many in the area, commuting them back and forth on the harbor as well as to and from Cape Clear Island. The water taxis themselves provide a unique and widely used commuter service for those who travel across the harbor for work.
Hurricane Sandy continues to leave devastation in her wake, this time in the form of mold. Many of the areas that have been greatly impacted by the hurricane are now facing a potentially deadly epidemic of mold contamination and exposure.
When responding to a crisis in the hospital or at a private practice, medical staff is often hurrying along upon uncarpeted and sometimes slick surfaces. In the rush to assist another, they often end up injuring themselves due to slips, trips, and falls. As a leading area in the medical field, Baltimore hospitals and practices have seen their fair share as well.