Workers' Compensation

Upper Marlboro Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Work Injury Attorneys in Prince George’s County

No one cares about the working class more than our Upper Marlboro workers’ compensation attorneys from Farmer & Klopfer. When we hear that someone has been injured at work, we hope they get the workers’ compensation benefits they need right away. But, if they don’t for any reason, then we’ll be ready to step in and fight the insurer or employer as needed. Our team also has the know-how and insight required to manage workers’ compensation claims from the start, so you can count on us, even if your claim hasn’t been filed yet.

We help people from all industries and backgrounds, such as:

  • Law enforcement
  • Foodservice
  • Hospitality
  • Emergency response
  • Medical care
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Transportation

It is really this simple: If you get hurt while working in Upper Marlboro, we can help you seek workers’ compensation benefits. 

Different Types of Work Injury Cases

Every workplace can be the site of a work accident. Whether you work in an office, a construction site, a kitchen, or even your own home, accidents can happen, oftentimes without warning. What’s important is that you are backed up by workers’ compensation benefits if they do.

We can help clients who have suffered from all sorts of workplace injuries and incidents, such as:

  • Back injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries (RSI)
  • Burn injuries
  • Electrocution injuries
  • Occupational illnesses
  • Unsafe chemical exposure
  • Work-related auto accidents

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you need help regarding if you get workers’ compensation because your injury is unusual. Sometimes, employers will misinform their workers and say that their injury doesn’t qualify for workers’ comp. Don’t take their word for it! Call (301) 265-2220 and we’ll see if they are right or if they were being insincere to protect their profits from higher insurance premiums.

Benefits You Might Be Owed

As an injured worker, you might collect these workers’ comp benefits and more:

  • No-cost medical treatments: 100% of the medical treatments needed to cure or alleviate your injury after a work-related accident should be covered through workers’ compensation. Even small fees like co-pays and the gas money you spent to get to an appointment should be covered.
  • Disability pay if you can’t return to work: If you are too injured to return to work within a few days or a week, then you might be eligible for disability pay. Usually, you can earn roughly 67% of your average weekly pre-injury wages until you can work again.
  • Vocational rehabilitation: You might be provided free training, certification, and education courses to learn how to begin a new career that accommodates your injuries and disabilities. This is true even if your new job is in an entirely different company or industry.

For more questions and information, call (301) 265-2220 and ask for a free initial consultation.

Do You Get Benefits If You Caused the Accident?

What happens if you caused your workplace accident? Does that mean you don’t get any benefits because you messed up? No! Don’t let your employer or an insurer tell you this, either.

Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance system. It doesn’t factor in liability, so you don’t lose your benefits even if you are 100% liable for what happened. The only exceptions are if you intentionally tried to get hurt or engaged in an egregiously dangerous action against your employer’s wishes or instructions.

Call (301) 265-2220 Right Now – We’re Here to Help

The longer you wait to seek workers’ compensation benefits, the more difficult it can become to get them. You might even have as little as 30 days after your workplace accident or injury to report it to your employer. This time will fly by quickly, so don’t hesitate to contact our team of Upper Marlboro workers’ compensation lawyers.

The Farmer & Klopfer fights for everyone in our communities! Call (301) 265-2220.

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  • Showed me true dedication that goes far beyond a paycheck

    “James Farmer and his team exceeded all expectations! I had a very serious criminal case and his firm was recommended to me by a family member. I was incarcerated during this time and he and his associate Stephanie came to update me on multiple occasions on the progress of my case. They were not only professional but the amount of time and energy they put into my case showed me true dedication that goes far beyond a paycheck! They prepared for trial, but in the end was able to work out a plea deal that did not include any jail time. I couldn’t have asked for a better attorney. I highly recommend Mr. Farmer and his team for any criminal case!”

  • Keeps in touch with you throughout the whole process, and even after your case is over with

    I just recently had James E. Farmer handle my second DUI and I received the best possible outcome I could've wished for. The judge I had could've really laid down the hammer on me but James worked his magic and did an incredible job. He knows what he is talking about and is very humble. He keeps in touch with you throughout the whole process, and even after your case is over with, and he explains everything so you know exactly what is going on. This is my first time hiring James and without a doubt, I would hire him again. He would be the first person I'd call if another legal problem should ever rise-- though I've made a promise to myself to stay away from the law as much as possible. He will be highly recommended to anyone that asks me if I know a great lawyer.

  • Thank you, Mr. Farmer, and may God bless you in your future endeavors.

    “You and your team have given my family our son back. No amount can adequately compensate for that gift! I can only hope our heart-felt thank-you and 'God bless you' will somehow offset the imbalance.”

  • A wise choice for anyone pursuing legal justice and/or a defense

    Mr. Farmer and his team were impressive through their work effort and detailed approach in every phase the Civil Court Personal Injury case. They also were responsive to any questions/concerns, supportive and communicated well through out the process. In the end, a satisfactory settlement was achieved. Mr. Farmer would be a wise choice for anyone pursuing legal justice and/or a defense.

  • We received a great outcome and my family was 100% pleased

    “Attorney Farmer helped me and my family through a domestic situation which turned out to be great. His expertise, presentation, and professionalism all worked together and we received a great outcome and my family was 100% pleased. I would highly recommend!”

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  • Committed to Improvement

    We take pride in learning the latest strategies for maximizing damages, preparing our clients for trial & mounting an effective case.

  • A Record of Results

    Our firm has won tens of millions of dollars in financial compensation for individuals & their families.

  • Renowned in Our Field
    We are well-regarded in the legal community & are even known & respected among insurance companies.
  • Fearless Advocacy
    We are not afraid to confront negligent medical professionals, hospitals, nursing homes or their insurance companies.
  • Valuable Insight
    We know how to skillfully navigate government bureaucracies to help our clients obtain workers’ compensation benefits.


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