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Workers' Compensation Archives

Are slips and falls on ice covered by workers' compensation?

At the end of 2019, CNBC reported on new data that indicated what the most dangerous jobs were in the country. These jobs included roofers, refuse and recycle collectors and construction workers. It seemed that almost every other job on the list involved a significant amount of outdoor work.

2020 could bring new trends in workplace safety

One of the most important factors in reducing work-related injuries is increasing the standards of workplace safety. For example, as we discussed in a past blog post, simply wearing the proper industrial gloves is a safety measure that can help reduce the chance of injury significantly.

New law covering firefighters' cancer leads to action

On October 1, the monumental law expanding firefighter’s workers’ compensation coverage for cancer went into effect. Maryland laws have held presumptions to cover firefighter’s work-related cancer for some time, but this increased coverage is significant to help these first responders obtain the compensation they need if they suffer from occupational diseases and cancers. The law specifically covers various types of cancers, including:

Watch what you post on social media after a work injury

Nearly everyone has at least one social media account nowadays, regardless of their age. They post about their lives, so friends and family can receive updates in real-time. Opinions about social media vary significantly, but there is one issue that remains the same across the board: Individuals must be careful what they post. 

Preventing accusations of workers' compensation fraud

Filing a workers' compensation claim can be a complicated business. It is often a lengthy process that requires employees to report their injury several times and follow specific procedures, all while recovering from an injury.

COPD connected to dangerous workplace exposure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that many cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) could have root causes in the workplace. COPD is a disease often associated with smoking, but according to the CDC, nearly 24% of the population suffering from COPD has never smoked. 

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