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

June 2014 Workers Compensation and Personal Injury Cases

  • Injury: Back
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $59,649.17
  • Claimant sustained an injury to his back and had one doctor’s visit. Within months, claimant sustained subsequent injury to his back, which was treated with conservative treatment and injections. The Commission determined that both were compensable injuries and Claimant was entitled to recover for both claims.

 

  • Injury:   Right shoulder rotator cuff tear involving the anterior portion of the supraspinatus and the superior portion of the subscapularis and long head biceps tendon near complete tear.
  • Body part: Right shoulder
  • Amount: undisclosed
  • Claimant had a prior injury to the right shoulder and surgery was performed. Following surgery, he continued to have complaints. While at work, his shoulder became irritated. He followed up with the doctor and was told that his objective findings were consistent with those prior to his work-related accident. As a result, Claimant settled the claim prior to the hearing before the Commission to avoid protracted litigation due to his prior injury.

 

  • Injury: Bilateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
  • Body Part: Right and Left Elbow
  • Amount: $20,000.00 permanent partial disability award
  • Claimant worked in customer service field.  Due to the repetitive motions involved with her occupation, she developed tennis elbow in both arms.  She was unable to resume employment following her injuries.  She had surgery on each arm.

 

  • Injury: Open comminuted fracture of the left long finger with tendon laceration and neurovascular damage
  • Body Part: Left hand and fingers
  • Amount: $8,250 plus MSA
  • Claimant is a carpenter who was injured while using a saw. He required emergency surgery on his hand that required a partial amputation to the left long finger, and a subsequent surgery due to scar tissue.

 

 

  • Injury:  Multiple car accident related injuries
  • Body Part: Cervical spine, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, and right foot
  • Amount: $150,044.31
  • Claimant was a public safety officer who was injured in a car accident. Two surgeries on the back.