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Maryland workers’ compensation benefits: What to know

| Mar 24, 2015 | Workers' Compensation

Do you live in the state of Maryland? Have you been injured on the job? Have you become ill as the result of your work conditions? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, it is time to learn more about workers’ compensation laws and benefits.

Making a workers’ compensation claim is never fun. This means you have been injured or become ill, which is likely to change your life for the time being. If you are unable to work, you may be in position to collect benefits. This will give you the money you need to stay afloat while you recover.

There is a lot to know about Maryland workers’ compensation benefits, including what it covers. For example, you are entitled to coverage for all medical treatments in relation to the injury or illness. This ensures that you don’t have to pay money out of your own pocket to receive the appropriate level of care.

Some people take things one step further, which we explain on our “Workers’ Comp Benefits In Maryland” webpage: “The injured worker may be entitled to a permanent partial disability award if after he or she has completed treatment the injury leaves a residual impact. There are other forms of wage loss benefits as well, in addition to vocational services if the worker is unable to return to his or her line of work after the injury.”

If the time comes to file a workers’ compensation claim, you should know the ins and outs of the law as well as what to expect along the way.

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