When Rick was hurt at work, he felt his whole life flash before him. Not only was he scared about the extent of his injury, but he knew his family was living paycheck to paycheck and if had to miss work, he was worried about being able to make ends meet. His wife, Carla, and their daughters Sophie and Cordelia, were the most important thing in his life and he knew that as important as it was for him to heal his body, he also needed to focus on protecting his family. Because he knew one of his former coworkers at the last job he had said that getting a lawyer is important when you are injured on the job, he immediately set forth looking into workers compensation lawyers.
When Rick began his search, he did not know a lot about workers compensation lawyers. He event started to question Continue reading
The number of situations that could cause American workers to contact workers compensation attorneys is virtually limitless. For the most part, when people think of getting hurt at work, laborious jobs like construction or manufacturing might come to mind. However, most every profession is prone to workplace injuries in one way or another. In October 2012, a Baltimore City firefight found himself on fire, and his case has resulted in the city spending more than $620,000 in medical expenses. That might not be a surprise, but the fact that school employees receive so much might be more of a shocker.
According to data provided by a Maryland Public Information Act request, school employees account for $4.6 million in medical bills and other workers comp costs in the last fiscal year. More than a thi Continue reading