Does Maryland Workers Compensation cover slip and falls at work?

Slip and fall accidents that occur at work in Maryland are indeed covered by the Maryland Workers Compensation Statute.  Similarly to Pennsylvania, Maryland has a no-fault workers compensation  statute.  Winter is here, accidents happen, and Mooney Law stands ready to protect your rights and benefits in Maryland and Pennsylvania. What does it mean that the statute is no-fault?  It simply means that injured workers in Maryland do not need to prove that an accident was the employer’s fault, or otherwise,…

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Take precautions in winter weather to prevent work injuries

Winter is upon us and we are hearing about potential winter weather this weekend.  Winter weather undoubtedly causes work injuries.  That's fact. Most of the work injuries we see from winter weather are exactly what you would expect . . . slip and falls.  Slip and falls in parking lots, off the back of trucks, off warehouse docks, etc . . no matter how, these slip and falls cause a wide variety of work-related injuries in Pennsylvania.  Back injuries, neck…

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Winter Weather brings Slip and Fall Injuries in Central Pennsylvania

With winter weather right around the corner, slip and fall injuries in Central Pennsylvania become all too frequent.  Employees need to be cognizant of winter weather.  Often, when snow and ice are on the ground, it inevitably leads to slip and fall injuries at work.   Central Pennsylvania is home to a healthy array of warehouses, manufacturing, and trucking facilities.  Often, we see work injuries as a result of snow and ice at these type of employers.  These normally are…

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