Semmes Opposes Maryland Senate Bill 10

Maryland lawmakers are considering a new bill (Senate Bill 10) this session that would create a rebuttable presumption for first responders who are diagnosed with COVID-19. The bill presumes that if an eligible employee is COVID-positive, their diagnosis arose out of and occurred in the course of their employment. Semmes will be monitoring the progress…

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Nine Semmes, Bowen & Semmes Attorneys Named to 2022 Maryland Super Lawyers List

Semmes, Bowen & Semmes is pleased to announce that nine of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2022 edition of Maryland Super Lawyers and eight were listed as “Rising Stars.” The nine attorneys named to the 2022 list are: James W. Bartlett, III Barry D. Bernstein Paul Newman Farquharson Heather H. Kraus Thomas V. McCarron…

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2022 Maryland Workers’ Comp Rate Card Now Available

The much-anticipated 2022 Maryland Workers’ Compensation Rate Cards are now available. For years, Semmes has provided the Maryland business community with complimentary rate cards as a reference to help calculate available benefits for Maryland workers who are injured on the job.   In addition to providing hardcopy rate cards, this year Semmes is providing digital versions…

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Former Semmes Attorney Authors Third Book

Long-time Semmes attorney Stan M. Haynes, who retired from practice earlier this year after 38 years, recently published his third book And Tyler No More, a work of historical fiction about a plot to assassinate President John Tyler in 1844. Below is a brief description of the novel: Filled with the political intrigue of the 1840s…

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Semmes Expands, Adding New Attorney

Semmes is pleased to announce that Kelli A. Knight has joined the firm’s Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability practice as Counsel. Ms. Knight, who is based out of the firm’s Hagerstown office, brings over eight years of experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants before the Workers’ Compensation Commission and has handled all aspects of numerous civil…

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