Contact Information:

Law Office
Eric M. May, P.C.
Of Counsel with
Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP
1825 K Street, N.W.
Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20006


Phone: 202-822-8264
Fax: 202-416-6392

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Employer/Employee Relationship

Workers’ Compensation requires an Employer and Employee Relationship

An employer, under the District of Columbia law, is an individual, firm, association or corporation using the services of another for pay. An employee is one who is in the service of another under contract of hire to perform duties. There is much litigation involving the employer/employee relationship regarding whether a person is a contracted employee. A principal factor to be considered is the relative nature of the work, that is, whether it is a part of the employer’s primary business. In determining the relative nature of the work. The following factors are considered:

  • when and where services are provided
  • whether tools or other equipment is provided by the employer
  • whether the person is using special skills required by the employer

Washington DC Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Attorney Eric May handles workers’ compensation and personal injury cases in Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Contact his office today to receive the best workers’ compensation and personal injury counsel and representation available.