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June 2019 Notices     Go back to Notices
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19 The Commission announces the upcoming retirement of Commissioner Lauren Godwin effective 7/1/19.
Commissioner Godwin has been serving on the Commission since 1996 and is its longest-serving Commissioner! Commissioner Godwin has been a regular speaker at conferences and events, a frequent shepherd of process improvements at the Commission, and was admitted as a Fellow to the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, established to honor those attorneys who have distinguished themselves in the field of workers' compensation. Commissioner Godwin has also been selected by the MWCEA to receive the 2019 Alfred M. Porth Memorial Award, created to recognize the outstanding commitment to the fair and honest administration of the Maryland Workers’ Compensation system. Congratulations to Commissioner Godwin on her many achievements and outstanding service to the citizens of Maryland.
6 The Commission is pleased to announce that Governor Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr. has appointed Ju Y. Oh to the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission effective 7/1/19.
Ju Y. Oh is a Partner at Humphreys, McLaughlin & McAleer, LLC. She represents employers, insurers and policyholders before all levels of the Maryland judicial system, including the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission. Ms. Oh also represents clients before the District of Columbia Office of Workers’ Compensation. She has been a practicing member of the Maryland State Bar since 2004, and received her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2004.
3 Reminders to Attorneys

Interpreter Services
Pursuant to COMAR, Attorneys are required to notify the Commission if interpreter services are no longer required. Failure to cancel the service less than 2 days prior to the hearing may result in an assessment of fines/penalties.

When submitting a Settlement Agreement to the Commission and the Settlement includes a party that is not currently in the case, a Request to Implead a Party form (H33R) must be completed and filed before or with the settlement paperwork. Any other corrections must be addressed using the Request for Document Correction form (C90R).

Reminder to Insurers

Pursuant to COMAR and (F), all insurers are required to register with the Commission the name, address, telephone number and email address of a designated in-state representative and must notify the Commission immediately if any information changes.