2017 Maryland Code
Labor and Employment
Title 9 - Workers' Compensation
Subtitle 2 - Covered Employees and Employers
§ 9-202. Covered employee

  • (a) Presumption. -- An individual, including a minor, is presumed to be a covered employee while in the service of an employer under an express or implied contract of apprenticeship or hire.
  • (b) Unlawful employment -- Minors. -- A minor may be a covered employee under this section even if the minor is employed unlawfully.
  • (c) Overcoming presumption. -- To overcome the presumption of covered employment, an employer shall establish that the individual performing services is an independent contractor in accordance with the common law or is specifically exempted from covered employment under this subtitle.
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