What Is an Independent Medical Exam?

If you need assistance with filing a workers’ compensation claim or have questions about a request for an independent medical exam, call our workers’ compensation attorneys at Silverman, McDonald & Friedman. We serve the entire state of Delaware, with offices in Wilmington, Newark, and Seaford. If you have recently been injured on the job and…

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Blast Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

A blast injury is a physical trauma caused by an explosion that directly or indirectly affects an individual. Blast injuries can damage many parts of the body. They can cause a traumatic brain injury, a traumatic amputation, burns, internal organ damage, lung damage, broken bones, hearing loss, and vision loss. If you experienced a blast…

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New Technology To Help Reduce Distracted Driving

Driving while distracted is a major cause of car accidents and truck accidents in Delaware. Driving while distracted includes texting while driving, using a smartphone while driving, eating or drinking while driving, and any activity that takes a driver’s eyes off the roads, hands off the wheel, and minds off of traffic. If you were…

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New Hard Hats Claim to Protect Workers From Brain Injuries

Workers in many different industries are at serious risk for traumatic brain injuries and head trauma. Some of the most dangerous industries for head trauma are construction, law enforcement, firefighting, and working in warehouses. Workers can be struck by falling objects, slip and fall on their heads, suffer trauma as the result of blast injuries,…

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What Is a Trench Collapse?

Employees who work with and/or in trenches face extreme danger every day, and even more so when proper safety precautions are not taken or provided. Accidents resulting in traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries can result from trench collapses, a dangerous occurrence at these worksites, and that’s when you need the expert advice of…

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What Happens to My Workers’ Compensation If I Get Laid Off?

If you are laid off before, during, or after an injury you sustained at your workplace, you should be able to retain your workers’ compensation benefits, though it may prove to be a little complicated. That is why you should contact the workers’ compensation attorneys at Silverman, McDonald & Friedman, with services available in Seaford,…

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