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§ 9-636. Determination of disability; presumption

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 V. Permanent Total Disability (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-636
§ 9-636. Determination of disability; presumption
Determination of disability
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a permanent total disability shall be determined in accordance with the facts in each case.
(b) Absent conclusive proof to the contrary, the loss or loss of use of any of the following constitutes a permanent total disability:
(1) both arms;
(2) both eyes;
(3) both feet;
(4) both hands;
(5) both legs; or
(6) a combination of any 2 of the following:
(i) an arm;
(ii) an eye;
(iii) a foot;
(iv) a hand; and
(v) a leg.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991.
Formerly Art. 101, § 36.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-636, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-636
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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