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Worker’s Compensation

ROBERT SCOTT SHANNON, v. KG INDUSTRIES, LLC,

Workers’ compensation — Potential statutory employer — Tort immunity A subcontractor’s employee suffered an accidental workplace injury. After the employee obtained workers’ compensation benefits from his employer’s insurer, he brought a common-law tort claim against the primary contractor on the ...

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TRACY BROWN-RUBY v. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

Worker’s compensation — Expert testimony — Causal connection This appeal arises out of a claim before the Maryland Worker’s Compensation Commission (the “Commission”). In 2013, Tracy Brown-Ruby, appellant, filed a claim for workers’ compensation benefits against Montgomery County (the “County”), ...

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SOUTHLAND CORPORATION, et al. v. CARL CURRO

Workers’ compensation — Total disability benefits — Judgment notwithstanding the verdict Carl Curro, appellee, suffered a workplace accident on September 13, 2005, for which the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission (“the Commission”) awarded him temporary total disability benefits and permanent partial ...

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BALTIMORE COUNTY, MARYLAND v. JAMES MORRISON

Worker’s compensation — Injury within scope of employment — Police officer This appeal arises out of a worker’s compensation action. Appellee, Officer James Morrison, is employed as a police officer by appellant, Baltimore County, Maryland (“the County”). Morrison brought a ...

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RINA CALVO v. MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND

Worker’s compensation — Scope of employment — Goings and comings rule This appeal arises out of a worker’s compensation action. Appellant, Rina Calvo, is employed as a bus driver by appellee, Montgomery County, Maryland (“the County”). Calvo brought a workers’ ...

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FRANCINE LANE v. SMITHFIELD PACKING CO. et al.

Workers’ compensation — Judgment notwithstanding the verdict — Causation testimony Appellant, Francine Lane, was awarded compensation by the Workers’ Compensation Commission based on an occupational disease, carpal tunnel syndrome. The Commission found that the first date of disablement was May ...

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CHARLES ARVIN v. LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION

Workers’ compensation — Accidental injury — Prima facie case The instant appeal arises from an accidental injury claim filed by appellant, Charles Arvin, against appellee, his former employer, Lockheed Martin Corporation (“Lockheed Martin”). On April 14, 2014, appellant filed an ...

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