Jason A. Heller focuses his Maryland and Washington, D.C. workers’ compensation practice on the defense of employers and insurance companies. In Maryland, Jason has defended employers and insurers before the Workers’ Compensation Commission, Circuit Courts, and the Court of Special Appeals.
In Washington, D.C., he has represented the interests of employers and insurers before the Office of Workers’ Compensation, Office of Hearings and Adjudication, Compensation Review Board, and the Court of Appeals.
Jason’s record includes defending employers and insurers against accidental injury and occupational disease claims and issues pertaining to the causal relationship of disabilities and claimants’ alleged temporary total and/or permanent partial disability.
His practice has led to several multi-day jury trials before various Maryland Circuit Courts, many of which resulted in favorable verdicts for employer and insurers. Throughout his career, Jason has represented employers in the food-service industry, hospitals, municipalities, construction companies, hotels, assisted-living facilities, and family-owned establishments.
He also shares his insights into developments in workers’ compensation law and litigation trends through the firm’s widely read and highly regarded Workers’ Compensation Defense blog.
Prior to beginning his workers’ compensation defense practice, Jason gained valuable experience representing claimants before the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission. He also handled automotive tort cases and assisted business owners in various general civil litigation matters.
After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, Jason attended the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he was an associate editor and contributor at the University of Baltimore Law Forum.
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