We apply Section 9-202 of the Labor and Employment Article, a provision of the Workers’ Compensation title that authorizes a self-insured employer to recoup benefits paid to a claimant/employee who thereafter recovered a settlement from a third party tort feasor.Read More »
On judicial review of an award by the Workers' Compensation Commission, the circuit court affirmed that Claimant was not a covered employee of Clean Sweep. The record demonstrates, as a matter of law, that Claimant's relationship with Clean Sweep was that of an independent contractor.Read More »
Detective Fata contends he was prohibited from mounting a proper defense to perjury, misconduct in office and workers’ compensation fraud, due to evidence erroneously admitted for the purpose of impeaching Fata.Read More »
A Montgomery County firefighter can recover workers’ compensation benefits for injuries he sustained in a motorcycle crash while traveling from a physical training session to his old fire station to pick up mail, the state’s top court has held.Read More »
Managed Care Advisors Inc., of Bethesda, a woman-owned small business, said it was awarded a five-year Blanket Purchase Agreement from the Department of Homeland Security, with a value of up to $53.5 million, to provide workers’ compensation medical case management services.
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A Baltimore police detective who claimed he was shot by another man and sought worker’s compensation has been convicted of perjury and fraud. A Baltimore Circuit Court jury also convicted Anthony N. Fata Wednesday of misconduct in office. Sentencing is ...Read More »
More Maryland workers are covered by workers’ compensation insurance, more benefits are being paid out and employers are spending a greater share of their payrolls on those benefits, according to a report by the National Academy of Social Insurance, a nonprofit that promotes the economic benefits of workers’ compensation.Read More »