Can an undocumented illegal alien file a Maryland Workers Compensation claim?

Can an undocumented immigrant or an illegal alien file a Maryland Workers Compensation claim? The simple answer is yes an undocumented immigrant or an illegal alien can file a Maryland Workers Compensation claim . In the case of Design Kitchen and Baths v. Lagos 388 Md. 718, 882 A.2d 817 (2005) the Maryland Court of Appeals […]

Can Child Support Touch My Workers Compensation Benefits?

Can I protect my Maryland Workers Compensation award from a child support lien? The answer to this question is both yes and no. You will be able to protect seventy five percent of the permanency award or full and final settlement only. The balance of the award may be subject to a garnishment for a […]

Top 22 Reasons A Truck Is At Fault In An Accident

Top 22 reasons a truck is at fault in an accident. There are many different reasons why truck accidents take place. Below is a list of the top 22 reasons trucks are more likely to be involved in an accident. Speed of truck. An accident can be caused if a truck is going above the […]

How Much Are Injuries Worth In A Truck Accident?

How much are injuries worth in a Truck Accident? In 2013, 54 million people sustained injuries from traffic collisions. This resulted in 1.4 million deaths in 2013, up from 1.1 million deaths in 1990. About 68,000 of these occurred in children less than five years old. Many of the more serious accidents involved trucks. Here […]

Wrongful Death Claim From Maryland Truck Accident

Wrongful Death claim from Maryland Truck accident When a victim dies because of the negligent conduct of someone else, there are two claims that arise. The first claim is a survival action filed by the personal representative of the deceased seeking recovery for the injuries suffered by the victim as if the victim were still […]

Can you make a Wrongful Death claim on behalf of a fetus in Maryland?

Can you make a Wrongful Death claim on behalf of a fetus in Maryland? The simple answer is sometimes. the Court of Appeals affirmed that a cause of action lies for prenatal injuries to a viable child who is either stillborn or born alive and to a nonviable child who is born alive. The cause […]

Are Maryland Workers Compensation Benefits Taxable?

Are Maryland Workers Compensation benefits taxable? Amounts you receive as workers’ compensation for an occupational disease or accidental injury on the job are not taxable by the state or federal government if they’re paid under the Maryland Workers Compensation law. The exemption also applies to Maryland Workers Compensation death or dependent survivor’s claims as well […]

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