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Blog Posts in 2020

Case Update: Claimant's hernia not compensable as an occupational disease under Maryland Workers' Compensation Act.

Claimant filed a claim with the Commission alleging an inguinal hernia caused by repetitive lifting during his ten years of employment as a Montgomery County firefighter. After a hearing, the ...
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Case Update: Court of Appeals finds that Employee's settlement of his claims does not extinguish dependents' claims for death benefits.

Bernard Collins, a volunteer firefighter, filed a workers' compensation claim for an alleged occupational disease of heart disease. The Employer and Insurer contested the claim. The Commission ...
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Case Update: CSA holds that a Claimant's salary at the time of his retirement shall be used to calculate the LE 9-503(e)(2) offset.

In Harford County v. Mitchell, the Claimant developed cardiovascular disease while working as a Deputy Sheriff for Harford County. In 2005, Claimant was awarded workers’ compensation benefits. ...
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Case Update: Employer Has No Subrogation Claim Against Settlement Paid By Negligent Provider

In Baltimore County v. Charles Ulrich, the Claimant, the Claimant, Charles Ulrich, suffered an accidental injury to his elbow while lifting a heavy trash can as a maintenance specialist in 2011. He ...
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