Work Accident – Electric Shock Injury

Employee was working as a laborer for a bridge contractor. Employee sustained an electric shock injury when he was connecting a mixing bit to an electric drill while standing in an excavated pit that had pools of water from rain. Employee sustained multiple injuries including electric shock injury, rotator cuff tear right shoulder, post-operative adhesive capsulitis right shoulder, back contusion, back and neck sprain, left leg neuropathic pain, memory loss, anxiety and depression and Post-Traumatic Syndrome Disorder (PTSD). Employee underwent surgery to repair the rotator cuff tear. The workers comp claim settled for $240,000 with liability accepted for future medical treatment.