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Worker’s Compensation

N & J EXCAVATING, ET AL. v. DUSTIN SHELOR (access required)

Worker’s compensation — Permanent total disability — Sufficiency of evidence This case arises out of a workers’ compensation claim filed by Dustin Shelor, appellee, against his employer, N&J Excavating, appellant. N&J Excavating’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier, NGM Insurance Company, is ...

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND v. CLARK VAN LEER (access required)

Worker’s compensation — Loss of consortium — Effect of civil settlement This case arises from a workers’ compensation claim filed by Clark Van Leer (“Van Leer”), appellant, and a subsequent petition for judicial review filed by Montgomery County, Maryland (“the ...

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BRUCE ELLIOTT v. PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MARYLAND (access required)

Worker’s compensation — Retired police officer — Hypertension Appellant Bruce Elliott was a police officer with Prince George’s County, Maryland (the “County”) for twenty years. He retired in 1992. Approximately nineteen years later, Mr. Elliot was diagnosed with hypertension. The ...

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CHARLENE MORTON-WALLACE v. STELLA MARIS, et al. (access required)

Worker’s compensation — Statute of limitations — Impairment ratings report Charlene Morton-Wallace (hereinafter “Appellant”) filed a workers’ compensation claim against Stella Maris, her employer, and Mercy Medical Center, the insurer, (collectively “Appellees”) for an injury that occurred on July 12, ...

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ALLEN B. SIMMONS v. ROCKWELL COLLINS, ET AL (access required)

Worker’s compensation — Failure to make payments — Imposition of fine Under section 9-728 of the Labor and Employment Article (“LE”) of the Maryland Code (1991, 2016 Repl. Vol.), if an employer or its insurer does not begin to make ...

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KEVIN MIDDLETON v. BOARD OF EDUCATION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY (access required)

Worker’s compensation — Withdrawal of claim — Statute of limitations On February 3, 2011, appellant Kevin Middleton was employed as a teacher by the Board of Education of Montgomery County (the “County”) when he slipped on ice and fell, injuring ...

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BOARD OF EDUCATION OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND v. KEVIN MIDDLETON (access required)

Workers compensation — Temporary disability benefits — Statute of limitations The issue in this judicial review proceeding is whether the Workers’ Compensation Commission erred when it entered an order awarding Kevin Middleton temporary total disability benefits for his period of ...

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B. W. HOVERMILL CO., INC., ET AL. v. STEVEN JAMESON (access required)

Workers’ compensation — Permanent total disability — Sufficiency of evidence On January 28, 2016, Steven Jameson, appellee, filed a workers’ compensation claim against his employer, B. W. Hovermill Co., Inc. and its insurer, Builders Mutual Insurance Co., appellants (collectively “Hovermill”). ...

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THOMAS R. BROWN v. WASHINGTON SUBURBAN SANITARY COMMISSION (access required)

Worker’s compensation — Permanent partial disability — Statute of limitations The Workers’ Compensation Commission denied Thomas R. Brown’s claim for permanent partial disability benefits on the basis that it was time-barred. He filed a petition for judicial review. The Circuit ...

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND v. TIMOTHY O. JACKSON (access required)

Worker’s compensation — Expert opinion — Causation Montgomery County challenges a 2016 decision by the Workers’ Compensation Commission to authorize medical treatment for Timothy O. Jackson, following a 2011 workplace injury for which Jackson was previously awarded permanent partial disability. ...

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