2018 Maryland Code
Labor and Employment
Title 9 - Workers' Compensation
Subtitle 9 - Liability of Third Parties
§ 9-901. Choice of proceeding against third party or employer

    When a person other than an employer is liable for the injury or death of a covered employee for which compensation is payable under this title, the covered employee or, in case of death, the personal representative or dependents of the covered employee may:
  • (1) file a claim for compensation against the employer under this title; or

  • (2) bring an action for damages against the person liable for the injury or death or, in case of joint tort feasors, against each joint tort feasor.

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