Can Maryland injured workers choose their own doctor?

The answer to the question is, in Maryland, you can choose your own doctor to treat for a Maryland worker-related injury.  Besides wage loss benefits, the biggest concern of any injured worker is their own medical treatment. Because Pennsylvania and Maryland neighbor each other, injured workers often get confused at differences between the two states when handling a work-related injury.  Many injured workers we represent live in northern Maryland or live in Pennsylvania, but get […]

Maryland Workers Compensation Commission to resume in-person hearings in June

The Maryland Workers Compensation Commission announced yesterday that in-person hearings would resume on June 8, 2020.  The Commission announced the following. The Commission announces that we may be resuming in-person hearings effective June 8, 2020. The hearings will be staggered in order to accommodate physical distancing. Exhibits shall continue to be submitted electronically three days prior to the hearing. There is no need to email the exhibits to the Commission or the parties. Public access […]

Maryland Workers Compensation Commission moving forward under new procedures

The Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission outlined new procedures in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Via an Order from April 23, 2020, the Commission has postponed all in-person hearings through June 5, 2020.  The commission realizes the need to move forward with Maryland workers compensation cases.  As such, the commission will allow parties to request a video remote hearings.  A stipulation regarding the request is that both parties must agree to a video remote hearing. The […]

Maryland Workers Comp Statutory Deadlines

When you are injured at work in Maryland, there are specific statutory deadlines that injured workers must comply with to be eligible for workers compensation benefits.  Failure to adhere to the statutory deadlines can have a devasating impact on your ability to collect benefits for your work injury. Notice of Injury to the Employer When injured on the job, an injured workers must provide notice of injury to the employer.  In Maryland, an injured worker […]

What is a Consideration Date in Maryland Workers Comp?

There are stark differences between Pennsylvania and Maryland in terms of the Workers Compensation systems. Vast differences. In the beginning of a Maryland claim, one term that injured workers see often is “consideration date’. There is no such thing in Pennsylvania. Sort of. So what is this ‘consideration date’? Firs, in Maryland, once a claim is filed, the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission (Commission) will schedule a hearing on your claim. The Commission sets its own […]

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Have you been injured at work in Maryland?  Maryland can Count on Mooney for trusted, experienced and proven representation in workers compensation. Mooney Law Partner Mark A. Buterbaugh has gained tens of millions of dollars for injured workers throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  He brings that vigorous and compassionate representation to the State of Maryland before the Maryland Workers Compensation Commission.  Attorney Buterbaugh created, manages, and handles all of Mooney Law’s workers compensation practice. Attorney […]