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Tag Archives: worker’s compensation

Workers’ comp settlements do not bind dependents, Md. high court says (access required)

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. appeals court sets workers’ comp standard for home offices (access required)

In a landmark ruling for telecommuters, Maryland’s second-highest court has held that employees injured while leaving their “home office” for a work-related site may qualify for workers’ compensation if working from home is necessary for their employment and is not ...

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Md. high court: Net income controls workers’ comp for solos (access required)

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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