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Can You Sue Your Employer If You Got COVID-19 at Work?

Q:        Can an Employer Be Sued Directly for Exposing Workers to the COVID-19 Virus (the CoronaVirus)? A:        Yes, sometimes.  But it’s tough.  It depends largely on which state you are in.  In Maryland, like many states, workers’ compensation is the exclusive remedy for harms at work.  There are limited circumstances where the exclusivity can be […]

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An Update in the Time of COVID

Just some information/perspective for our personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyer friends: In April, Warnken, LLC opened 36 workers’ compensation and personal injury matters.  In the three months prior to April, the first quarter of this year, Warnken, LLC had opened 145 files, or a little more than 48 per month.  Therefore, Warnken, LLC experienced […]

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Last Month’s Results in Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Cases

Warnken, LLC recovered $972,240 for the injured in March of 2020.  The firm had a strong month concluding matters for our clients, but new cases were down substantially with the impact of COVID-19. Please remember, no two personal injury or workers compensation cases are the same.  Our past successes do not necessarily mean success for […]

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Pro Bono Representation for COVID-19 Exposure

If you are a healthcare worker or a public safety employee, and you were exposed to COVID-19 at work, Warnken, LLC will represent you in your COVID-19 workers’ comp case for free. We want to help.  No one can do it all, but everyone can do something.  This is our something.  See below for the […]

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Case Conclusions for February 2020

Sometimes, tradition is so important.  You do something because that’s the way you always do it.  Every month, I post our case conclusions from real cases.  I started in May 2014 and I have done it every month.  Here’s that first results post. The only reason I can even bring myself to post the results […]

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Covid-19 (Corona Virus) and Workers’ Compensation

During the Corona Virus crisis, when I see that Amazon is hiring, or so and so grocery hiring, I get scared.  When I see that Starbucks or Wal-Mart gave an extra few bucks an hour I know what I’m looking at – hazard pay.  Plain and simple, that’s hazard pay. I’m so happy that the […]

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Our Results Last Month (Jan 2020)

Warnken, LLC is proud of our results – we recovered $709,018 for the injured in January 2020.  Below are some of the specifics of those results.  Please remember, there are many factors that go into determining the value of a personal injury or workers’ compensation case.  Our results in one case do not necessarily mean […]

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New Site Page: 2020 Maryland Workers’ Comp Rates

All numbers below are for injuries occurring in 2020.  For injuries in 2019, please see this page. Temporary Total Disability Temporary total disability (TTD) is the payment you are entitled to receive from the workers’ compensation insurer when you are completely unable to work.  This is the workers’ compensation method of wage replacement. The rate […]

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New Appellate Case – Overlap between Workers’ Comp and Medical Malpractice

Baltimore County v. Ulrich Deals with Comp and Med Mal Claimant sustained work injury and was paid benefits by Baltimore County.   As a result of bad/late diagnosis, Claimant filed medical malpractice case against Concentra.  Case settled in federal court. County sent lien letter to recoup payments made.  Claimant agreed to repay the TTD paid […]

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Average Weekly Wage Declines for 2020

Maryland Workers’ Compensation AWW Declines for First Time in More than 30 years For the first in more than 30 years, the average weekly wage used in Maryland workers’ compensation cases declined.  In 2019, the average weekly wage was $1,116.00.  In 2020, the new average weekly wage is $1,080.00.  This is disappointing on many levels. […]

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