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§ 9-714. Claim processing

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Claims Procedure, Hearings, and Appeals (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-714
§ 9-714. Claim processing
Investigation; hearing
(a) When the Commission receives a claim, the Commission:
(1) may investigate the claim; and
(2) on application of any party to the claim, shall order a hearing.
(b)(1) The Commission shall make or deny an award within 30 days:
(i) after the mailing of the notice of the filing of a claim; or
(ii) if a hearing is held, after the hearing is concluded.
(2) The decision shall be recorded in the principal office of the Commission, and a copy of the decision shall be sent to each party's attorney of record or, if the party is unrepresented, to the party:
(i) by first-class mail; or
(ii) by electronic means, if the party's attorney of record consents or, if the party is unrepresented, the party consents.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 2001, c. 197, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2001; Acts 2006, c. 159, § 1, eff. July 1, 2006; Acts 2013, c. 16, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
Formerly Art. 101, §§ 36, 40.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-714, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-714
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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