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Workers’ Compensation Overview

If you have been injured on the job, you should consult Meiselman, Salzer, Inman & Kaminow. We are experienced in these matters, and can expedite the benefits to which you are entitled.   You will not pay an attorney’s fee unless we obtain benefits for you, and even in that case, the fee will be limited by law to a percentage of the benefits obtained.  We handle workers’ compensation claims throughout the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

A recognized and respected leader in protecting the rights of injured workers; we have over 15 years of direct experience in Workers’ Compensation matters. Our attorneys appear before both the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission and the District of Columbia Office of Workers’ Compensation on a weekly basis.

Meiselman, Salzer, Inman & Kaminow will fight to obtain all the benefits and coverage you are entitled to under the law, such as:Compensation-Insurance

-Lifetime coverage for related medical bills and treatment
-Lost wages while you are recovering
-Coverage for any permanent injuries or disabilities
-Prescriptions and medical supplies
-Home modifications that are medically necessary
-Lifetime cash benefits if your injuries render you totally disabled for life
-Transportation expenses for travel to and from your medical appointments
-Professional assistance in finding new employment if your injuries prevent you from returning to your former employment.
And, if you are the spouse or dependant of someone who has been killed on the job, please contact us immediately. You may be eligible for benefits.

Fact & Fiction about Workers’ Compensation

My employer or their insurance company told me I have to use their doctor.

This is wrong. Under the law, you have the right to select your doctor.

Can’t I just use my Health Insurance?

Probably not. Most Health Insurance companies will require your doctor to bill the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company.

I don’t need a lawyer unless my injury is serious.

Wrong! There are serious time limits involved in filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim, and these deadlines vary based on the type of injury and jurisdiction. If you wait until you are certain your injury is serious, you may find you missed the deadline and you won’t be able to make a claim. Before it is too late, call l an experienced Workers’ Compensation lawyer for detailed information about the deadlines that apply to your case. And remember, your initial consultation at Meiselman, Salzer, Inman & Kaminow is always free.

I can’t afford a lawyer.

Yes you can. By law, your attorney will only be paid if he or she obtains cash benefits on your behalf. Lawyers’ fees are strictly limited and reviewed by the Commission prior to collection. If you do not get paid your lawyer does not get paid.

Workers’ Compensation cases can be very complicated. If you have been injured at work you should, at the very least, obtain a free consultation from an experienced attorney so you know your rights.

At Meiselman, Salzer, Inman & Kaminow, we can help you. Call us now to arrange a free consultation.

Client Resources & Forms

Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission
District of Columbia Office of Workers’ Compensation
Medical Travel Expense Form