What Is a Third Party Claim? Our Attorneys Explain This Aspect of The Law

Workers compensation law varies from state to state, meaning that the way the law applies to your situation in Maryland may not be the case in Virginia. There are also different aspects of workers compensation law that the average worker may not be aware of, such as third party claims. In most cases, workers are...

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Maryland Train Fire and Explosion Under Investigation

According to authorities, a chemical-carrying freight train collided with a garbage truck, derailed, and exploded at a rail crossing outside Baltimore. In the third serious derailment in the US this month, over a dozen rail cars went off the tracks on July 23 in Rosedale, Maryland. Several rail cars caught Read More

Worker Killed, Others Injured in Natural Gas Explosion

In April, a worker died from injuries suffered in an accident at a natural gas operation in West Virginia. The Tyler County Sheriff’s Office reported that 56-year-old Bruce Phipps of Marietta died from injuries he sustained during a natural gas explosion. Two other workers were also injured in the accident...

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Northern Virginia Fire that Caused $2 Million in Damage Blamed On Disposal of Smoking Materials

The improper disposal of smoking materials is the leading cause of fire deaths in the United States. In recent weeks, a number of such fires have occurred throughout the country. Improperly disposed charcoal briquettes led to a fire that burned down the storage shed of a Tennessee family. A Northern Virginia family lost...

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