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Workers’ comp settlements do not bind dependents, Md. high court says

Maryland’s top court Tuesday offered advice for employers and their insurers when settling workers’ compensation claims: Make sure the injured employees and their dependents are parties to the settlement lest the companies and underwriters face a subsequent claim from the ...

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Md. high court: Net income controls workers’ comp for solos

Maryland’s high court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the “average weekly wage” of sole proprietors who elect coverage under the state’s workers’ compensation system is calculated based on their net profits and not gross revenue -- marking a defeat for single-person businesses.

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