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Total disability award voids later workers’ comp claim, Md. high court says

The Maryland Supreme Court (formerly the Court of Appeals) building in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

A firefighter who retired with “total disability retirement benefits” for a back injury cannot later seek workers’ compensation when his hearing fades, Maryland’s top court ruled last week.

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Judge awards $30.7 million to Baltimore police, fire retirees

A Baltimore judge on Tuesday awarded $30.7 million to retired and retirement-eligible city police and firefighters in compensation for changes Baltimore made to its pension system that eliminated a stock market-based benefit. Baltimore City Circuit Judge Julie R. Rubin’s award ...

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Eatery’s foundation gives equipment grants to Md. fire companies

The Florida-based Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, the nonprofit of Firehouse Subs, is set to mark more than $50,000 in equipment grants to Maryland fire companies at local Firehouse Subs franchise restaurants on Friday. Westminster Fire Engine & Hose Co. No. 1 received ...

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Former firefighter appeals dismissal of breach of contract claim against the city of Baltimore, arguing it was premature and an abuse of discretion to decide Appellant did not have grounds to pursue a breach of contract claim per the Memorandum of Understanding.

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