Employee injured her lower back while lifting heavy boxes at work. Lower back injury. Settlement of workers’ comp claim for $110,000.
Client, who was employed by a staffing agency, slipped and fell on slippery concrete floor and sustained a comminuted distal radius fracture and ligament tear. Client underwent two wrist surgeries to repair the fracture and ligament tear. Third-party claim was settled pre-suit.
Laundry worker injured wrist while loading washing machine. Left wrist (distal radius) fracture. Settlement of workers’ comp claim for $100,000.
Client operating car with right of way sustained severe cervical spine injury when another driver attempted to take a left turn causing a collision. Client received conservative medical treatment and physical therapy to treat his neck injury. MRI confirmed a complex disc abnormality at C5-6 that was displacing the exiting nerve root. Client underwent anterior cervical discectomy and fusion at C6-7. Client settled his bodily injury claim for full policy limits of $100,000.
Carpenter fell from elevated height while standing on load of OSB being lifted by Lull forklift. Left femur fracture and multiple fractures of the jaw, face, nose, mouth and teeth. Employee filed claim for Section 28 benefits alleging that accident caused by employer’s serious and willful misconduct. Client recovered from his injuries and was released to return to work. Settlement of workers’ comp claim for $100,000.
School bus driver hit by another vehicle operated by third-party. Lumbar sprain and sciatica. Settlement of workers’ comp claim for $75,000 plus settlement of third-party claim for $20,000.
While talking to a pedestrian standing on the side of the road with the driver’s door open, the driver of a pick-up truck negligently allowed the truck to roll forward and knock the pedestrian to the ground. As a result, the truck’s rear tire rolled over the pedestrian’s left arm. The pedestrian sustained multiple injuries including a left wrist scaphoid fracture, fractured fingers of the left hand and multiple contusions/abrasions/lacerations. A lawsuit was filed against the operator and owner of the pick-up truck. The case settled at mediation.
Driver injured her shoulder when her car was rear-ended by another car. MRI confirmed a torn rotator cuff, and client underwent a shoulder arthroscopy.
Employee injured his lower back moving a heavy desk at work. MRI confirmed a disc herniation at L4-5. Employee underwent back surgery and received physical therapy post-surgery. Employee settled his workers’ compensation claim with liability accepted for future medical treatment. In addition, employee successfully applied for SSDI benefits.
Pedestrian was crossing the street in a crosswalk when she was hit by a car and causing her to fall to the ground. Pedestrian suffered multiple injuries including a rotator cuff tear that required surgery.