Maryland: The Interplay Between Workers' Compensation and Uninsured Motorists Insurance
Written by D. Stephenson Schwinn and Raphael Cohen. Posted on 12/19/2013.
Interesting outcomes can result at the intersection of two insurance schemes under Maryland law: uninsured/underinsured motorists (UIM) and workers’ compensation. In Brethren Mut. Ins. Co. v. Suchoza, 212 Md. App. 43 (May 29, 2013), cert. denied, 2013 Md. LEXIS 631 (September 23, 2013), the Court held that the UIM carrier can only take credit for workers’ compensation benefits that already have been paid. [Read article]