Negligence, Insurance & Workers Compensation

CHAIR:

EVENTS:

Wendy Karpel
304 Cork Tree Ln
Rockville, MD 20850-5825
P: (240) 777-6726
F: (240) 777-6706
wendy.karpel@montgomerycountymd.gov

Section Dues: $15 per year

 


2012/2013 ANNUAL REPORT:

This Section hosted CLE programs, including the March program “Frye Reed Hearings”, which featured a panel consisting of attorneys for defense and plaintiff who have argued these motions. It also monitored proposed legislation and held an outreach program with the Workers’ Compensation Commissioners, which included updates from the Commission as well as a question-and-answer period regarding the interactions between the commission and attorneys. It will present an outreach program dealing with Comparative Negligence in Maryland and how it may affect cases at Solo Day at the MSBA Annual Meeting.


PURPOSE:

The purpose of this Section is to promote the objects of the Maryland State Bar Association within the particular fields of negligence, insurance and worker's compensation, and to that end, to further the development of the law of these issues; to stimulate and extend the study of these fields of the law, to cooperate in obtaining legislation and administration in all matters concerning negligence, insurance and worker's compensation, and to simplify and improve the application of justice in these fields of the Law.


 

Worker’s Compensation Board Combined Hearing Schedule
External link to the Workers' Compensation Commission Website


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