Thursday, March 22, 2012

New Workers' Compensation Death Benefits Changes Effective March 19, 2012

On February 23, 2012, the Workers’ Compensation Commission adopted amendments to Regulation .06 and new Regulation .06-1 under COMAR 14.09.01.  These statutory changes deal with the payment of death benefits to surviving dependents. The law also enables counties and municipal governments to opt into the new death benefits scheme.

These changes became effective March 19, 2012.

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