Baltimore Schools are a Major Contributor to Worker’s Comp Costs

Work related injury lawyers

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