The history of Workers Comp Lawyers Baltimore is over one hundred years old. Maryland was the first state to enact such a law in 1902. Originally called Workman’s Compensation, it has since been changed to Workers Compensation, or Workers’ Comp to be more gender-neutral. In 1906 the U.S. Federal government passed a compensation law that applies to federal employees, and by 1949, all states in the U. S. had passed some type of the Workers’ Compensation law. The law varies from state-to-state, but a general description of it is: a type of insurance program intended to provide wage replacement and/or medical benefits for employees who are injured or contract an occupational disease or disorder during/or from employment. There are four common types of benefits of Workers Comp Lawyers Baltimore.