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A presumption in favor of granting COVID-19 workers’ compensation benefits?

As of August 28, 2020, Honolulu firefighters are asking the mayor of their city to make it easier for them to obtain workers’ compensation benefits related to COVID-19. Specifically, the firefighters are hoping that the mayor will enact a legal presumption in their favor. This would mean that if a firefighter gets sick with COVID-19, […]

USPS Releases Dog Bite Numbers With Baltimore in Top 11

Baltimore had 29 dog attacks on postal workers in 2019, putting our city at number 11 on the U.S. Postal Service’s newest list of dog attack rankings. In total, 5,803 USPS employees were attacked by dogs that year, which is actually slightly lower than the previous two years. While dog attacks on USPS workers are […]

Stay Up to Date on Important COVID-19 Information

With the response to the coronavirus, things are changing day by day, sometimes hour by hour.  Phrases like ‘flatten the curve’ are now part of everyday vocabulary.  And it is difficult to keep up with all of the changes at the national, state, and local levels.  But it is incredibly important for you to do just that. At […]