Silver Spring, MD asked in Car Accidents for Maryland

Q: I work for Baltimore City Department of Transportation I had a accident at work ambulance hit the work truck

Do we haveva case

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Thomas Neary

  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Catonsville, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: Possibly. It depends on how the accident happened.

As an employee, if you were working at the time of the accident, you would likely be entitled to file a Workers Compensation claim with your employer for any injuries and damages. You could also file an action directly against the driver and/or owner of the ambulance for your injuries but would have to deal with any liens for the Workers Compensation paid to you.

As to liability, it would depend on the facts of the accident. If the ambulance was on a call, there are rules that govern how they are to be operated.

Timur Akpinar agrees with this answer

Timur Akpinar

  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: If you were injured, and you choose to pursue a separate bodily injury claim in addition to any workers' comp claim, keep in mind that if the ambulance was operated by a government agency, there could be notice of claim requirements that could apply. These could be in the order of days if applicable.

Tim Akpinar

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