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§ 9-615. Payment of compensation

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Benefits (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Temporary Partial Disability (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-615
§ 9-615. Payment of compensation
Amount of payment
(a)(1) Subject to paragraph (2) of this subsection, if the wage earning capacity of a covered employee is less while temporarily partially disabled, the employer or its insurer shall pay the covered employee compensation that equals 50% of the difference between:
(i) the average weekly wage of the covered employee; and
(ii) the wage earning capacity of the covered employee in the same or other employment while temporarily partially disabled.
(2) The compensation payable under paragraph (1) of this subsection may not exceed 50% of the State average weekly wage.
Duration of payment
(b) The employer or its insurer shall pay the weekly compensation for the period that the covered employee is temporarily partially disabled.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991.
Formerly Art. 101, § 36.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-615, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-615
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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