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NOVEMBER 2011 Notices     Go back to Current Notices
The Commission and Maryland State offices are closed Friday, November 11th in observance of Veterans' Day.  We will open for business at 8 a.m. on Monday, November 14th.
The Commission and Maryland State offices are closed Wednesday, November 23rd - Friday November 25th for Service Reduction and Thanksgiving holidays.  We will open for business at 8 a.m. on Monday, November 28th.
28 Changes to Regulations .01 and .19 under COMAR 14.09.01 Procedural Regulations are effective 11/28/2011.   The purpose of this action is to ensure compliance with the guidelines issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) involving the settlement of future medical benefits.
See our Regulatory Changes page for more.
1 REMIINDER - Our Online Dockets report is updated to a new "live data" platform.  The new the link on our Schedules page provides a "real time" or actual listing of scheduled hearing details by location, Commissioner and claim for a two (2) week period from the current date.  This is the same format and layout as has been provided in recent years as PDF and XLS file downloads.   See it now.
 

REMINDER - Members of the workers' compensation community are invited to attend a brief ceremony on Thursday, November 17, 2011, at 2:45 p.m. in the fourth floor lobby of the Workers' Compensation Commission at 10 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.  The Maryland Workers' Compensation Educational Association (MWCEA) will unveil a new addition to the Alfred M. Porth Memorial Award (located in the lobby), dedicated to the Award's most recent recipient, Bernard J. Sevel, of the law firm Arnold Sevel & Gay, P.A.  

The Alfred M. Porth Memorial Award was established by the MWCEA in 2001 to honor select members of the workers' compensation community for outstanding commitment to the fair and honest administration of the Maryland workers' compensation system.  The Award is named for Alfred M. Porth (1916-1992), with the law firm of Smith, Somerville & Case and one of the foremost practitioners of Maryland workers' compensation law.