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Government Employee Collecting Pension Benefits Can't Also Get Full Comp PTD Amount

By WorkCompCentral

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | 366 | 0 | 19 min read

A divided Maryland Court of Special Appeals last month ruled that state transit authority employee was not entitled to retain his full workers’ compensation benefits and full disability pension benefits for the same injury. Maryland law is designed to avoid allowing a worker to collect duplicative benefits for the same work-related disability under both the workers' compensation law and a government employers retirement system, by allowing for one benefit to be offset from the other.  But a worker’s benefits under the comp law are subject to offset only if he is receivin...

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