Injured While Working at Amazon or FedEx?
Hire Portner & Shure, P.A. Today
If you or someone you love was hurt on the job at Amazon or FedEx, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. An experienced attorney can discuss your rights with you, and fight for the compensation you deserve. The litigation team at Portner & Shure, P.A. has successfully advocated on behalf of injured workers in Maryland for more than 25 years.
Call us at (855) 954-4141 to learn more during a free consultation.
Workers’ Comp Claims Against Amazon & FedEx
Both Amazon and FedEx have centralized operations in Maryland. Massive warehouses, unfortunately, often correlate to injured workers. The Maryland Workers’ Compensation Act gives an injured worker and their dependents a no-fault method of recourse against their employer for compensation due to accidental injuries arising out of and in the course of employment.
Nonetheless, while this is a no-fault method, FedEx claims are typically contested due to causation. For a workers’ compensation claim to be compensable, it must have arisen and occurred within the scope of employment. It can be difficult to pinpoint the origin of repetitive stress injuries suffered by FedEx workers because they complete the same actions, day after day. This makes it easier for the insurance company to blame the worker’s injury on old age, degenerative changes, arthritis, etc. for the issue.
When this happens, our attorneys know what to do. We can send our client to our IME doctors to causally relate the injury to a work injury and battle it out before the Workers’ Compensation Committee. Typically, these cases can be settled before additional litigation because we can often successfully advocate on behalf of our client and convince the defense that they cannot deny a claim on this basis.
Work with Maryland’s Top Name in Amazon & FedEx Claims
There are several types of benefits available under the workers’ compensation statute in Maryland. An experienced attorney can advocate for all the benefits you deserve. Portner & Shure has successfully advocated on behalf of our clients before the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission for more than 25 years. The National Trial Lawyers Association included Mr. Portner in the “Top 25 Workers’ Compensation Attorneys in 2018,” and he was also named the “Plaintiff’s law Litigator of the Year in 2020” by the American Institute of Trial Lawyers!
If you have been injured on the job while working for FedEx or Amazon, schedule a free consultation with us. Dial (855) 954-4141 or contact us online.
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