Work Accident – Concussion and Low Back Injury

Employee was moving a heavy cement mixer when he was caused to fall backwards and landed on a concrete floor striking his head, neck and back. Employee lost consciousness for a brief period of time. Employee sustained multiple injuries including concussion, Post-Concussive Syndrome, Post-Whiplash Syndrome of the cervical spine, lumbosacral sprain and strain with right-sided sciatica, disc herniation at L5-S1 and disc protrusions at L3-4 and L4-5 and aggravation of pre-existing depression and anxiety. Employee’s injuries were treated non-surgically. The workers comp claim settled for $225,000 with liability accepted for future medical treatment.