Semmes Welcomes Two Attorneys to Workers’ Comp Practice

Semmes is pleased to welcome Kevin C. Lawrence and Genevieve E. Hornik to the firm’s Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Practice Group. Mr. Lawrence will serve as Counsel, while Ms. Hornik is joining as an Associate. Both will be based out of the firm’s Baltimore office and represent employers and insurers in the defense of…

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Semmes, Bowen and Semmes Recognized in 2022 Chambers USA guide

Semmes, Bowen & Semmes is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the 2022 Chambers USA guide. The firm’s insurance practice received a Band 2 ranking in Maryland. Additionally, Paul N. Farquharson has been recognized in Band 2 in Maryland: Insurance. Legal rankings by Chambers USA are based on in-depth market analysis…

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West Virginia 2023 Workers’ Compensation Rates

The West Virginia Office of the Insurance Commissioner has issued the new state average weekly wage for fiscal year 2023 (dates of loss: 7/1/22 – 6/30/23). For injuries occurring on or after July 1, 2022, the following maximum weekly workers’ compensation rates are effective in West Virginia: Temporary total, permanent total and vocational rehabilitation benefits:…

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Imran Shaukat Elected Director of the Maritime Law Association of the United States

Semmes is pleased to announce Principal Imran Shaukat has been elected to serve a three-year term as Director of the Maritime Law Association of the United States. Imran focuses his practice on litigation involving maritime-related matters and is active in several maritime organizations. He will continue to serve as Chair of the Maritime Law Association’s…

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Semmes Adds Two Associates to Workers’ Comp Practice

Semmes is pleased to announce that Michael J. Houde and Colin C. Smith have joined the firm’s Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Practice Group as Associates. Both will be based out of the firm’s Baltimore office and represent employers and insurers in the defense of workers’ compensation claims in Maryland before the Maryland Workers’ Compensation…

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Semmes Welcomes Attorney Christina Donald  

Semmes is pleased to announce that Christina M. Donald recently joined the firm’s Workers’ Compensation and Employers’ Liability Practice Group as an Associate. She is based out of the firm’s Baltimore office. Ms. Donald represents employers, insurers and self-insured employers in all phases of  workers’ compensation claims. She previously was an associate at a Baltimore…

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