MDASR • Case Study

Workers’ Compensation Win for American Airlines Pilot

Client: American Airlines Pilot

Background: A Pilot for American Airlines was on a layover for work when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident, injuring his left wrist, back, and both knees.

Challenge: The insurance carrier stated that the pilot’s excursion was not reasonable due to rest time. The main challenge in this case was proving that the pilot was still considered as working even though he was on a layover. The panel’s final decision The panel’s final decision was that the claimant was indeed engaged in reasonable activity and that, under the circumstances presented in the record, his working status continued during layover time for his job.

Action Taken by MDASR, LLP:

  • Gathering Comprehensive Evidence: This involved compiling detailed medical records to substantiate the severity of the injury and its direct connection to the client’s job
  • Expert Testimony: The firm enlisted medical experts who specialized in orthopedic injuries to provide testimony on the extent of the injury, the necessity of the medical treatment received, and the potential for long-term impact.
  • Legal Advocacy: MDASR, LLP’s legal team meticulously navigated the workers’ compensation legal framework, ensuring that all filings were timely and accurately reflected the seriousness of the injury and its implications.
  • Support and Communication: Throughout the process, the firm maintained open lines of communication with the client, providing updates and managing expectations. This ensured that the client felt supported and informed at every stage.

Conclusion: This case illustrates MDASR, LLP’s commitment to providing comprehensive legal services to individuals injured in the course of their employment. Through meticulous preparation and dedicated advocacy, the attorneys of MDASR ensured that their client received the necessary support needed for their recovery.

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