How do I file a workers compensation claim in Maryland?
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can be obtained on the Maryland Workers Compensation website. It is important to know that the form must be complete and instructions must be followed very carefully. A recent Maryland Court of Appeals case ruled that electronically filing the claim is not enough to be protected from the statute of limitations. It must also be filed and stamped via hard copy. Also note that the description of the accident can make or break whether your case is contested by the workers comp insurer. Often there are relevant details that need to be included in the description of the accident. More importantly there are some details that should not be included. Workers Comp adjusters are trained to look for certain cues to determine if they are supposed to challenge the case or not.
If you have been injured on the job in Maryland you may want to pursue a workers compensation claim. It is best to consult an attorney as soon as possible so that you can be guided from the beginning of the case and not make critical errors along the way. On its face workers compensation claims process may seem simple however this is not the case. Even inexperienced attorneys sometimes struggle to learn Maryland workers compensation laws.
It is of the utmost importance to consult an attorney before attempting to handle your workers compensation case on your own. It is important to know that Maryland Workers Compensation attorneys work on a contingency basis meaning they do not charge upfront and get paid only out of money they recover for the injured worker. If you are unable to obtain a lawyer or feel strongly about representing yourself there are some basic forms that are necessary to use.