July 13, 2020- Notice
of Rules Change: By Order of the Court of Appeals effective
August 1, 2020 (203rd Rules Order, dated June 29, 2020),
Maryland Rule 7-206.1 is AMENDED by adding to subsection (c)(2)
a requirement that the moving party show good cause for the
court, on de novo review of a Worker’s Compensation Commission
decision, to order that all or part of the Commission record be
prepared and filed (see
The Court also updated an MDEC reference in subsection (d).
July 9, 2020
Practitioners: If you have a case that is set for hearing that
will take a protracted amount of time and the scheduled time
will cause a significant problem, please contact the
Commissioner’s office to alert them.
June 16, 2020 -
CONTACTLESS TEMPERATURE SCREENINGS: Beginning on June 22, 2020,
the Commission will conduct temperature screenings for members
of the public attending in-person hearings. Please review
the updated Courtroom Protocols linked below.
June 16, 2020 -
Instructions for Video Hearing Requests, Exhibit submissions and
Courtroom Protocols are updated and posted.
May 1, 2020- Pursuant
to the authority granted by COMAR 14.09.17, on 5/01/20, Chairman
Aumann issued Administrative Order 2020-02 regarding extension
Read the Administrative Order 2020-02.
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