Can I help with Maryland Workers’ Comp?

I often get questions from Pennsylvania residents that get hurt in Maryland whether they need to find a firm in Maryland to handle their workers' compensation case in Maryland.  The answer to the question is NO.   Several of Mooney Law's Pennsylvania office locations, specifically Chambersburg, Waynesboro, Gettysburg, Hanover, and York, are close to the Pennsylvania and Maryland border.  Often times, Pennsylvania residents live in Pennsylvania but work in Maryland and get hurt at work in Maryland.  If you work in…

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Maryland Workers Comp: What is a Consideration Date?

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 hearing schedules.  The rule of…

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