2018 Maryland Code
Labor and Employment
Title 9 - Workers' Compensation
Subtitle 5 - Entitlement to and Liability for Compensation
§ 9-501. Accidental personal injury

  • (a) In general. -- Except as otherwise provided, each employer of a covered employee shall provide compensation in accordance with this title to:

    • (1) the covered employee for an accidental personal injury sustained by the covered employee; or

    • (2) the dependents of the covered employee for death of the covered employee:

      • (i) resulting from an accidental personal injury sustained by the covered employee; and

      • (ii) occurring within 7 years after the date of the accidental personal injury.

  • (b) Employer liable regardless of fault. -- An employer is liable to provide compensation in accordance with subsection (a) of this section, regardless of fault as to a cause of the accidental personal injury.

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