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Fighting a Long Term Disability Claim Denial

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Understanding long term disability claims is a complicated area of law. If you have filed a long term disability claim and were denied, you may still be able to file an appeal. It is important that you contact an experienced long term disability attorney to make sure you effectively file an appeal. Long term… Read More »

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If you Were Injured on the Job, Chances are You Qualify for Workers’ Compensation

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Injuries incurred while on the job entitle an employee to seek workers’ compensation to recover certain expenses and benefits. Working with an experienced Maryland workers’ compensation lawyer will ensure you receive the benefits the law affords you. Filing a workers’ compensation claim is not a simple process and requires that the employee show they… Read More »

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Filing a Social Security Disability Claim

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Generally, people know that they are eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) in certain circumstances. However, not many people are certain about how they should start this process or what it entails exactly. Filing the claim and getting approval of these benefits is a tenuous and complicated process. Having already experienced a traumatic… Read More »

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Disability Insurance Claims

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Attorney, Keith R. Siskind of the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC, attended the American Bar Association ERISA Litigation Seminar held in Chicago from June 7th through June 9th, 2017. This seminar explored a variety of topics associated with claims under the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The seminar was formulated… Read More »

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Pursuing a Disability Insurance Claim Requires an Experienced Disability Attorney

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Attorney, Keith R. Siskind of the Law Offices of Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC, attended the American Conference Institute seminar on Litigating Disability Insurance Claims held in Boston on September 14 and 15, 2016. The seminar addressed multiple issues associated with disability insurance claims. These issues include the applicability of ERISA, remedies, discovery, and… Read More »

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Recovering Damages After a Maryland Hit and Run

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Recently, a pedestrian was in critical condition after a hit and run, in which the pedestrian was thrown across an intersection. The driver of the car didn’t stop, and the pedestrian had to go to a trauma center to be treated for life-threatening injuries. The police searched the area and found the vehicle involved… Read More »

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Going and Coming Rule in Maryland Workers’ Compensation Case

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

In State v. Okafor, a police officer driving to work in uniform was in a car accident. His patrol car had been having engine trouble, so he took it to a repair facility for patrol cars, and he was driving his own car at the time of the accident. His car was clipped, resulting… Read More »

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Sole Proprietor with a Maryland Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

In Long v. Injured Workers’ Insurance Fund, the court considered a case in which the owner of a flooring installation company, a sole proprietor, was injured. Before 2011, the owner had elected to be a covered employee under LE § 9-227. His company did work as an independent contractor for the contractor Ryan Homes…. Read More »

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Maryland Garbageman Seriously Injured By Coworker

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

Local government employees in Maryland are restricted in their ability to sue for injuries caused by an employer or coworker. In Blue v. Arrington, a Baltimore City employee (Arrington) hurt another employee (Blue) while they were working at their jobs for the City. The injured plaintiff was working as a Seasonal Maintenance Aide on… Read More »

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Claims of Subjective Pain in Maryland Social Security Disability Cases

By Steinhardt, Siskind and Associates, LLC |

In the unpublished case Tanner v. Social Security Administration, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals considered a case in which the Social Security Administration had twice denied a claimant’s disability insurance benefits claim. The case arose when the claimant, a special education teacher, got in between two fighting students. Her shoulder, neck and upper… Read More »

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