Workers’ Compensation & Employers’ Liability Article Archives

2006 Compensation Rates

July, 2006

For injuries occurring on or after January 1, 2006, the following maximum weekly compensation rates are effective in Maryland:

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Court Changes Definition of Compensable Accident in Maryland

January, 2003

On June 6, 2003, Maryland’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, handed down its decision in Harris v. Howard County Board of Education. The decision dramatically changed the longstanding definition of what constitutes a compensable work-related injury, and will undoubtedly lead to more claims being covered under workers’ compensation. View Article The above publication is…

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New Maryland Legislation

September, 2000

In the most recent legislative session, there were three bills approved by the Maryland Legislature that make important changes in the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act. Benefits for Permanent Partial Disability – Repeal of Sunset Provisions House Bill 182 / Senate Bill 117 repeals the termination date for specified changes to the workers’ compensation benefit structure…

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The District Of Columbia Update

September, 2000

A limited number of forms routinely used in workers’ compensation claims in the District of Columbia can now be downloaded from the Internet. The Department of Employment Services has a new web site which makes these forms available. The Internet address for the site is http://does.ci.washington.dc.us. Once at the site, click first on the line…

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