Practitioners – Note the following requirements when filing a set-with request
(Request for Action on Filed Issues H-25R):
- Issues (form H-24R) must be pending in each case
for the set-with to be applied.
- Request a set-with
only when there are issues pending in all involved
claims. When there are no issues, but parties want
the Commissioner informed of prior awards in a
claim, the party shall provide a copy of the award
to the Commissioner at the hearing as part of the
- Send a copy of the request to opposing
counsel in all claims.
- Claims that are set
together must be for the same claimant or a
different claimant involved in the same accident
(same date and time).
- When a request to set-with
is filed after a claim has been scheduled for
hearing, the Commission will administratively
continue the claim in order to reschedule a new
hearing date where all of the cases may be heard
- When a request to set-with is filed
after issues are filed in one of the claims but no
hearing date has been scheduled, file a set-with
request (form H-25R) in each of the claims involved.
Remember, there must be pending issues in each claim
in order to have them set together.
- If you are
requesting a continuance on cases that have been set
together, remember to list each claim number on the
continuance request (form H-28R).
set-with does not meet the above requirements, a
notice will be sent advising that the request is not
granted because it is incomplete and is not in
compliance with COMAR §14.09.03.15 (A)(3). No action
will be taken on the request.