West Headnote of the Day – April 27, 2010

April 27, 2010

West's Key 413 Workers’ Compensation
West's Key 413XX Effect of Act on Other Statutory or Common-Law Rights of Action and Defenses
West's Key 413XX(A) Between Employer and Employee
West's Key 413XX(A)1 Exclusiveness of Remedies Afforded by Acts
West's Key 413k2084 k. In General.

413 Workers' CompensationThe Workers’ Compensation Act provides employees suffering from work-related accidental injuries, regardless of fault, with a certain, efficient, and dignified form of compensation, and, in exchange, employees abandon common law remedies, thereby relieving employers from the vagaries of tort liability.
Parry v. Allstate Ins. Co., 408 Md. 130, 968 A.2d 1053