When you are injured at work or develop an occupational disease, such as carpal tunnel or asbestos-related injuries, you may be entitled to workers compensation benefits.
If you are injured on the job, you should file a workers compensation claim. Workers compensation is established by state law. Every state’s workers compensation procedure is different.
The Washington metropolitan area is made up of three jurisdictions:
Determining which jurisdiction to file your claim depends on a variety of factors, including where the injury occurred and where the employer is located.
Workers compensation benefits typically include the following:
If you are injured on the job, contact our Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Virginia injury attorneys at (202) 659-5500 or visit our website for a review of your case.
[Tip of the Week: To avoid workplace accidents, keep equipment maintained, make sure you are prepared in emergency situations and ensure employees are properly trained.]