Baltimore, MD asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Maryland

Q: got hurt working a state job was told by state doctor couldn't return and had to take a desk job.

being i had to transfer to another agency do they have a right to take what i was already making away from me.

1 Lawyer Answer
Andrew M. Rodabaugh
Andrew M. Rodabaugh
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: This is a complicated question which depends on any contract obligations they have as well as any employee manual. If you were hurt on the job you would possibly be entitled to workers compensation benefits which could include being paid a portion of your lost wages back to you. Also, with an attorney's help you may qualify for compensation depending on any permanent problems. It would help to have an in office consultation with an attorney to discuss your rights and pursuit of the compensation. Workers's Compensation Attorney consultations are always free and it doesn't hurt to get some advice. I wish you well and the best of luck!

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