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Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Law Enforcement Officers

The Trooper Magazine, September 2006

6 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2010  

Byron L. Warnken

University of Baltimore School of Law

Date Written: September 11, 2006

Abstract

This six-page 2006 article is titled “Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Law Enforcement Officers.” It was published in The Trooper magazine. The article analyzes how workers’ compensation laws are more favorable for police and other law enforcement officers, when compared to workers’ compensation laws that apply to non-police officers. Topics include (1) a history of workers’ compensation, (2) the “going and coming” rule, (3) compensation benefits, (4) temporary total disability benefits, (5) permanent partial disability benefits, (6) second tier award for police and other law enforcement officers, (7) occupational disease, (8) presumption in favor of police and other law enforcement officers, (9) special disability retirement based on injury in the line of duty, and (10) avoiding pitfalls.

Keywords: Workers' compensation, Maryland, police officers, law enforcement officers, employemnt law, labor law, total disability benefits, partial disability benefits, second tier awards, occupational disease, injury in the line of duty, disability retirement

JEL Classification: K19, K31, K39, J26, J29, I12, I18

Suggested Citation

Warnken, Byron L., Maryland Workers’ Compensation for Law Enforcement Officers (September 11, 2006). The Trooper Magazine, September 2006. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1635905 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1635905

Byron L. Warnken (Contact Author)

University of Baltimore School of Law ( email )

1420 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218
United States

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