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February 2016 Workers’ Compensation Examples

Here are a sampling of workers’ comp cases Warnken, LLC brought to a permanent or temporary conclusion in February 2016.  To learn a little more about what we mean when we say “permanent or temporary conclusion” – read this article: Stip or Settle in Workers’ Comp.

  • Injury: Medial meniscus tear
  • Body Part: Knee
  • Amount: In excess of $10,000
  • Claimant was injured when he fell and twisted his knee. He had pre-existing injury to the knee. He underwent surgical repair and was able to return to pre-injury employment.

 

  • Injury: Left rotator cuff tear, left knee strain, back strain, neck strain, chronic headaches
  • Body Part: Shoulder, knee, neck, back, head
  • Amount: $30,000.00
  • Claimant was injured while working in a warehouse where he fell. He was both treated conservatively and had surgery to the shoulder. He was unable to return to pre-injury employment.

 

  • Injury: Scarring
  • Body Part: Face
  • Amount: $2,324.00
  • Claimant was awarded benefits for disfigurement. He was struck by a client while at work, which caused a deep laceration on his face.

 

  • Injury: Shoulder and cervical strain
  • Body Part: Shoulder and neck
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Claimant was injured when pulling a heavy box from overhead.  Received conservative treatment.

 

  • Injury: Hypertension
  • Body part: Heart
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Claimant developed hypertension as a result of employment as a law enforcement officer.

 

  • Injury: Hypertension
  • Body Part: Heart
  • Amount: Between $15,000-20,000
  • Claimant developed hypertension as a result of employment as a law enforcement officer.

 

  • Injury: Left index finger contusion
  • Body Part: Left index finger contusion
  • Amount: $5,000.00
  • Claimant injured his left index finger when he was pulling on a board and his finger became stuck in a stack of boards.

 

  • Injury: Partial amputation and crush injury
  • Body Part: Right great toe
  • Amount: $7,300.00
  • Claimant was injured when a trailer landed on his toe after it slipped off a jack. He sustained a partial amputation and crush injury that required sutures and therapy.