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Worker’s Compensation

JOHN C. MCGUIGAN v. CHARLES COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Worker’s compensation — Retirement benefits — Breach of contract John C. McGuigan was a Deputy Sheriff with the Charles County Sheriff’s Department. In 2011, the Charles County Sheriff’s Disability Review Board determined that he had a work-related permanent partial disability, ...

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RACHEAL SHAW v. SMS ASSIST, LLC

Workers’ compensation — Subrogation — Tortfeasor Under the Maryland workers’ compensation statutes, if an employee is injured in the course of employment as a result of the negligence of a person other than his or her employer, the employee may ...

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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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