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Maryland: Going and Coming Rule Does Not Bar Recovery in Motorcycle Accident
Posted on 31 Jan 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Travel that is incident to the employment cannot be excluded from the course and scope of the employment by the ordinary going and coming rule, held a Maryland appellate court recently. Accordingly, it vacated a decision that had denied workers’... Read More

Maryland: Statute of Limitations Not Tolled by Electronic Submission of Claim
Posted on 26 Jun 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The proper “filing” of a claim pursuant to Code of Maryland Regulations is not accomplished by the electronic submission of a claim form, held the Court of Appeals of Maryland. Accordingly, where the claim was electronically submitted... Read More

Noteworthy Workers' Compensation Legal Trends 2016: Part Two
Posted on 6 Dec 2016 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

This article surveys recent legal trends in the states of Maryland, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin as explained by our workers’ compensation experts below. MARYLAND: Four of the hottest topics in Maryland are as follows: 1.... Read More

Maryland: State Trooper’s Injuries in Personal Vehicle Not Barred by Going and Coming Rule
Posted on 9 Oct 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Applying Maryland’s “free transportation” exception to the normal going and coming rule, a state appellate court affirmed an award of workers’ compensation benefits to a state trooper who sustained injuries in a vehicular accident... Read More

Maryland: PTD Benefits Survive Death Due to Unrelated Causes Only to Extent of Statutory Cap
Posted on 14 Jul 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

The Court of Appeals of Maryland held that when the state’s Commission finds a claimant permanently totally disabled, Md. Code Ann. Lab. & Empl. § 9–640 governs the survival of benefits whether the claimant’s PTD is due solely... Read More