The articles below are designed to help you in the process of filing a workers’ compensation claim in Maryland. There are many complex issues involved in a seemingly simple process. It is best to gather as much information about the claims process in MD workers’ comp before moving forward. It is also best to contact a Maryland workers’ compensation lawyer about the process.
When to Notify Your Employer
Maryland Workers’ Compensation When to Notify Your Employer Many people ask: How long do I have to notify my employer of a workers’ comp injury? They sometimes ask: When do I have to tell my employer about my injury? Some ask whether they need to tell their employer about an injury at all. The short […]
The Workers’ Comp Claims Process
This article is meant to provide a brief overview of the process that happens when a claim is filed with the wcc in Maryland. It is not intended to apply to every single case. Notify the Employer When a work-related injury occurs, it is important for the injured employee to notify their employer immediately. Generally, […]
How Do I Know if it’s Covered?
When is the Injury Work Related? When you have an injury at work or outside of work that you think might be work related, you often ask: Is it Covered? The answer is it depends. It depends on the facts of your employment and the facts surrounding the accidental injury or occupational disease. This website […]
Sometimes in the field of workers’ compensation, it is very easy to determine whether an employee is a covered employee under the Workers’ Compensation Act. However, there are certain professions where there is no clear answer or people just do not know where to find out whether they are covered under the Workers’ Compensation Act. […]
Maryland Workers’ Compensation Jurisdiction
The Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act applies to all injuries that occur in Maryland except: (1) those injuries that occur on navigable waters; and (2) those injuries sustained by non-residents where the contract of employment was not entered into in Maryland and the injury occurred during intermittent or temporary work in Maryland. This exemption only applies […]
Statute of Limitations
After a covered employee is injured at work, it is important that the covered employee knows the time limitations associated with a workers’ compensation case. There are three types of claims that can be brought under workers compensation: (1) accidental injury, (2) occupational disease, and (3) death benefits. Accidental Injury A covered employee who is […]
Maryland Workers Compensation Forms
Form C-1 Employee Claim Used to file employee’s claim Notice of claim filed will be issued by the Commission and will include a claim number Form C-24 Employer’s Posting Notice Maryland Law requires employers to post notice that the employer has secured workers’ compensation insurance coverage Form SF-1 First Report of Injury (Employer’s FROI […]