Workers’ Compensation Claims

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FELA vs. State Workers’ Compensation Claims

October 3, 2019

Workers’ compensation insurance covers most workplace injuries. However, workers’ compensation does not cover railroad employees injured at work. It also does not cover railroad workers who develop an occupational...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act

September 3, 2019

The Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act is designed to provide medical care and wage benefits to injured employees in an efficient and timely manner. However, that is not always the...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Correctional Officers

August 29, 2019

Chapter 17: Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Correctional Officers Correctional officers are also entitled to a presumption of law related to certain health conditions, and as of October 1, 2018,...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Firefighters and EMTs

August 27, 2019

Chapter 16:  Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Firefighters and EMTs Firefighters and EMTs are also afforded certain benefits under Maryland’s Workers’ Compensation Act. The state recognizes that these public safety...

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Maryland Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Police Officers

August 22, 2019

Chapter 15: Maryland Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Police Officers Maryland’s Workers Compensation Act provides special considerations for police officers. Police officers willingly place their lives at risk to protect...

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What is Third-Party Liability in a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

August 20, 2019

Chapter 14:  What is Third-Party Liability in a Workers’ Compensation Claim? The short version: When a third-party (NOT your employer) causes your injury while you are in the course...

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Award of Compensation

August 15, 2019

Chapter 13:  Award of Compensation The Award of Compensation is an automatic award of workers’ compensation benefits that the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission (WCC) approves when a claim is...

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What is the Subsequent Injury Fund?

August 13, 2019

Chapter 12:  What is the Subsequent Injury Fund? The Subsequent Injury Fund (SIF) encourages employers to hire employees with pre-existing health conditions. If an employer hired an employee with...

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Workers’ Compensation Claims With Uninsured Employers

August 8, 2019

Chapter 11:  Workers’ Comp Claims With Uninsured Employers Most employers in Maryland that are required to have workers’ compensation insurance obey the law. However, some employers choose to break...

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