Warnken, LLC Attorneys at Law, Attorneys & Lawyers, Pikesville, MD

February 2017 Case Results

In addition two our separate Baltimore County jury wins we wrote about here and here, Warnken, LLC brought a number of cases to either final conclusion or, in the case or workers’ compensation PPD awards, conclusion at least for now.  The partial list of February cases is below…

  • Injury: Chondral defect and lateral meniscus tear
  • Body Part: Knee
  • Amount: Just under $20,000
  • Claimant was injured after tripping and falling at work. Claimant underwent surgery and filed a request for worsening of condition. As a result of the injury to the right knee, Claimant began having issues with the left knee. The Commission determined that the left knee was part of the claim.

 

  • Injury: Herniated disk at L5-S1
  • Body Part: Back, neck, psychiatric
  • Amount: Between $30,000 and $35,000
  • Claimant was injured after lifting heavy boxes at work. Claimant was treated conservatively with injections and therapy. Claimant also developed depression as a result of this injury, which was treated with therapy.

 

  • Injury: Lumbar Strain
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $3,000.00
  • Claimant was injured when lifting heavy boxes at work. Claimant had one visit with the doctor before being released from care.

 

  • Injury: Torn ACL
  • Body Part: Knee
  • Amount: $47,500.00
  • Claimant was injured after feeling a pop in the knee while walking on a construction site. Claimant underwent reconstructive surgery to repair the damage. Claimant was able to return to pre-injury employment. (Values of torn ACL injuries in personal injury cases vary widely.)

 

  • Injury: Shoulder strain with post-traumatic adhesive capsulitis
  • Body Part: Left shoulder
  • Amount: $25,125.00
  • Claimant was injured after lifting heavy luggage into a vehicle while at work. Claimant was treated conservatively with therapy and was able to return to pre-injury employment.

 

  • Injury: Lumbar strain and cervical strain
  • Body Part: Back and neck
  • Amount: $3,000
  • Claimant was injured at work after the forklift Claimant was driving was struck by another forklift. Claimant received conservative treatment for his injuries.

 

  • Injury: Non-displaced fracture of the humeral head and rotator cuff tear
  • Body Part: Shoulder
  • Amount: $11,760.00
  • Claimant was injured after slipping and falling on ice. Claimant was treated conservatively with injections and therapy after the fracture was healed. Claimant was able to return to pre-injury employment.

 

  • Injury: Wrist strain and contusion
  • Body Part: Left wrist
  • Amount: $4,945.00
  • Claimant was injured after falling at work. Claimant received physical therapy for the injury and was released without restrictions to return to work.

 

  • Injury: Cervical strain
  • Body Part: Neck
  • Amount: Under $1500
  • Claimant was injured in a minor automobile crash. Claimant was seen by the doctor on two occasions.

 

  • Body part:  Knee
  • Amount:  $11,592
  • Claimant was injured while moving a large object. An MRI showed a tear of the medial meniscus posterior horn.  Treatment included an injection and surgical repair.

 

  • Body part:  Great toe
  • Amount:  $6,880
  • Worker was injured when his foot got trapped under a concrete wall.  Xrays revealed fractures of the toe, which was repaired surgically.

 

  • Body parts:  neck, back, and shoulder
  • Amount:  $24,010
  • Public safety worker was injured in a motor vehicle collision.  Treatment included several months of physical therapy.

 

  • Body part:  Shoulder
  • Amount:  $60,000
  • Claimant was injured while using tools.  After an MRI, the worker’s diagnosis included a left shoulder bicipital and labral tear.  Treatment consisted of an injection, arthroscopic surgery, and several months of physical therapy.

 

  • Body part:  Hip
  • Amount:  $8,600
  • Worker was injured while assisting a patient who fell on her.  Treatment included physical therapy.  The case remains open for future medical treatment.

 

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