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Injury Risks for Maintenance Workers

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Maintenance workers are employed by a very wide range of businesses in Maryland and in many different industries. In some cases, maintenance workers are hired to perform general maintenance work, while others are hired to perform specific kinds of maintenance jobs. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), maintenance and repair workers… Read More »

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What to Know About Custodial Work Injuries

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Custodial work is physically demanding, and it can result in exposure to various levels of dirt, debris, and hazardous substances. As such, custodial workers — often known as janitors or building cleaners — tend to sustain injuries and to suffer work-related harm at a higher rate than many other kinds of workers. Indeed, custodial… Read More »

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Hospital Workers Among Those at Highest Risk of Occupational Injuries

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Many people recognize that certain types of professions or occupations are more dangerous than others when it comes to risks of workplace injuries. To be sure, lists are commonly created that identify the most dangerous jobs in the United States, which often list jobs where hazards seem apparent, such as logging work, roofing and… Read More »

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Why is Warehousing Work So Dangerous?

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Warehousing work has always been dangerous, but more workers have been getting hurt on the job in warehousing in recent years. According to a report from the US Department of Labor and the Office of Inspector General (OIG), injuries and illnesses rose among warehouse workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, but even as the severity… Read More »

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Construction Work Injuries in Trenching and Excavation

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Construction work in Maryland, regardless of the type of construction work being done, tends to involve more hazards than many other kinds of work. Indeed, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, construction work is a leading cause of work-related injury and death, and the majority of fatal injuries result from… Read More »

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Understanding Tarmac Worker Injuries

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Airlines and airports must employ a wide range of workers in order to function properly, from employees who perform jobs on the ground at airports to those who are tasked with duties onboard an aircraft, including flight attendants and pilots. While all of these jobs come with certain risks and can result in workplace… Read More »

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4 Maryland Workers’ Comp Laws All Employees Should Know

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Even if you do not work in an industry that is well-known for workplace accidents and occupational diseases, it is still important to know your rights under workers’ compensation laws in Maryland. Job-related medical conditions are more common than you think, as the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that there are almost… Read More »

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Sequential Evaluation Process for SSDI Disability Explained

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

If you have looked into filing for Social Security disability, you may have already discovered that it can be very difficult to get approval the first time around. In fact, the Social Security Administration (SSA) reports that just 21 percent of all applicants are awarded benefits after filing an initial application. The remaining 79… Read More »

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5 Things to Know About Warehouse Workers and On-the-Job Injuries

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Warehouse workers in Maryland perform a wide range of job duties, and many of them involve the operation of heavy machinery and physical movement that can result in bodily harm. When a warehouse worker in Maryland sustains an on-the-job injury, it is essential for that worker to know that they may be eligible for… Read More »

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Most Common Causes of Construction Worker Injuries

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Lieberman, LLC |

Construction work in Maryland and throughout the country is extremely dangerous. Although safety precautions — most of which are required under the law — can prevent most types of severe construction work injuries, accidents continue to occur on construction sites, and workers get hurt. The construction industry has one of the highest rates of… Read More »

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