Towson, MD asked in Workers' Compensation for Maryland

Q: If I'm injured in a car accident in my company's parking lot, can I file for workers' comp?

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Andrew M. Rodabaugh
Andrew M. Rodabaugh
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: You can certainly file a claim. In my opinion the case is, what is referred to as "compensable." It is somewhat likely that workers comp will challenge the claim because you were not inside the building, however there is specific case law that indicates you have a valid claim. Consider contacting a workers compensation attorney for assistance in filing the claim and arguing for you. In Maryland we are only able to request a fee after money is recovered on your behalf. In addition to compensation you would be entitled to medical treatment and other benefits to be paid.

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