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January 2019 Results – $854,083.16 Recovered for the Injured

Below are the cases that Warnken, LLC concluded, either for now or for good, in the month of January.  The 24 cases totaled $854,083.16 recovered for the injured.  This doesn’t even include vast amounts of wage loss previously recovered in these same cases, nor previous medical benefits secured.  The average recovery per case was $35,586.80.  Warnken, LLC works hard on behalf of our clients!

Please understand, numerous factors go into each case.  Just because we got one result in a given case, doesn’t mean we will get the same result in your case.  Your case may be worth far more or far less, depending on numerous factors.  These factors include, but are not limited to, the severity of your injuries, your earnings, your wage loss, and how long of a recovery process you have.  The best way to determine the value of your case is to call us now and get the process started.


  • Injury: Fracture of the Elbow, Rotator Cuff Tear of the Shoulder
  • Body Part: Shoulder, Arm, Hand
  • Amount: $130,340.00
  • Location: Easton, MD
  • Claimant slipped and fell at work and sustained a fractured elbow and torn rotator cuff. A total of three surgeries were performed to the elbow, shoulder and hand.  Due to the severity of the work injury and Claimant’s past medical history, additional compensation was awarded for pre-existing conditions.


  • Injury: L5-S1 with posterior disc bulge
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $26,640.00
  • Location: Wicomico County
  • Employer: State of Maryland
  • Claimant was lifting election units at work and sustained an injury to the back. Claimant was treated with several injections and physical therapy.


  • Injury: Sprain/Strain
  • Body Part: Wrist, Arm
  • Amount: $12,000.00
  • Location: Rockville, MD
  • Claimant was welding on a ladder when the ladder slipped and the Claimant fell to the ground. Xray and MRI were unremarkable and Claimant treated with rest and medication.


  • Injury:              Sprain, contusion
  • Body Part: Neck, back, head, knees
  • Amount: $14,800.00
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Plaintiff was driving a personal vehicle when struck from behind by another driver. Plaintiff underwent physical therapy as a result of the collision.


  • Injury: Proximal Phalanx Fracture
  • Body Part: Little Finger
  • Amount: $5,000.00
  • Employer: Need It Now Courier of Maryland, LLC
  • Claimant injured the little finger after a slip and fall while making a delivery during the course of employment. Claimant was treated with a splinting and casting.


  • Injury: Sprain
  • Body Part: Foot/Ankle
  • Amount: $6,862.50
  • Location: Catonsville, MD
  • Employer: Giant Food
  • Claimant slipped and fell taking out trash at work at work. Claimant was treated with bracing and physical therapy.


  • Injury: Articular injury to the patella
  • Body Part: Knee
  • Amount: $66,969.00
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Claimant slipped and fell while cleaning snow at work. Claimant was treated with physical therapy, injections, and arthroscopic surgery.


  • Injury: Sprain/Strain
  • Body Part: Head, Neck, Back, Leg, Hip
  • Amount: $11,000.00
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Plaintiff was a passenger in a motor vehicle accident. Plaintiff was taken to the emergency room by ambulance.  X-rays and CT scan were negative.  Plaintiff underwent physical therapy.


  • Injury: DVT blood clot, pulmonary embolism
  • Body Part: Leg, Lungs
  • Amount: $38,500.00
  • Claimant developed DVT and a pulmonary embolism due to many long global flights for work. Claimant treated both conditions with medication.  DVT and blood clots can be a compensable workers’ compensation injury in certain circumstances.


  • Injury: Sprain/Strain
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $12,500.00
  • Location: Rockville
  • Employer: CVS Pharmacy
  • Claimant was taking out some boxes at work and sustained a back injury. The necessary treatment was physical therapy.


  • Injury: Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Body Part: Shoulder
  • Amount: $46,950
  • Location: Berlin, MD
  • Claimant slipped and fell while working on a sewage system, sustaining injury to the shoulder. An MRI revealed a rotator cuff tear for which surgery was performed.  This was followed by physical therapy.


  • Injury:              Shin laceration with subsequent infection
  • Body Part:        Leg
  • Amount:          $40,200
  • Claimant suffered a laceration on the shin, with a subsequent infection to the wound. Claimant underwent several surgeries followed by physical therapy.  Claimant was released and found different employment.


  • Injury: Disc bulge at L4-5
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $8,800.00
  • Employer: Hoffberger
  • Location: Edgewater, MD
  • Claimant slipped off of a ladder while loading a truck at work. Claimant was treated with injections and was able to continue regular employment.


  • Injury: Lumbar strain and cervical strain
  • Body Part: Back and neck
  • Amount: $18,250.00
  • Employer: Maryland State Police
  • Location: Westminster, MD
  • Claimant was involved in a motor vehicle collision. Claimant underwent therapy for the injuries sustained.


  • Injury: Disc protrusions at C4-5, C5-6, and C6-7
  • Body Part: Neck
  • Amount: $34,300.00
  • Employer: Sherwin Williams
  • Claimant was injured after lifting heavy objects at work. Claimant was treated with therapy and injections. Surgery was recommended, but claimant elected not to pursue at this time. Claimant went through voc rehab and was successful in finding new employment within the work restrictions.


  • Injury: Post-concussive syndrome
  • Body Part: Head
  • Amount: $84,139.66 ($100,000 with MSA)
  • Employer: Brothers Services Company
  • Location: Towson, MD
  • Claimant slipped and fell striking the head on the van. Claimant was treated with many types of therapies, including cognitive and behavioral. Claimant returned to work with permanent work restrictions.


  • Injury: Concussion and depression
  • Body Part: Head and neuropsych
  • Amount: $25,725.00
  • Employer: GBMC Healthcare, Inc.
  • Location: Towson, MD
  • Claimant was struck in the head by a pole. Claimant received concussion treatment and treatment for neuropsychological conditions in the form of therapy.


  • Injury: L3-4 disc herniation
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $25,000.00
  • Location: Aberdeen, MD
  • Claimant was injured after bending over and lifting something at work. Claimant was treated with therapy and medication.


  • Injury: Post-traumatic lumbagia and spondylosis and chronic right hip post-traumatic arthritis
  • Body Part: Back and Hip
  • Amount: $42,500.00
  • Employer: Genesis Healthcare Corp
  • Location: Severna Park, MD
  • Claimant was injured after lifting a heavy patient at work. Claimant was treated with therapy and injections.


  • Injury: Soft tissue injuries to the neck and back
  • Body Part: Neck and Back
  • Amount: $12,670.00.  Permanent Partial Disability
  • Location: Baltimore City
  • Employer: State of Maryland
  • Client sustained neck and back injuries in two separate motor vehicle collisions while working for the State of Maryland. The collision were close in time, so both claims were set with each other.   All treatment was with a medical provider that the Claimant had a prior relationship.


  • Injury:             Physical/Mental Injury
  • Body Part: Psychological
  • Amount: $5,280.00.  Permanent partial disability award
  • Location: Baltimore City
  • Employer: Fashion Gallery, Inc.
  • Client was the victim of an armed robbery. She did not sustain a physical injury, but did sustain post-traumatic stress as a result of the incident.  The Claimant underwent counseling and was able to return to her pre-injury job.


  • Injury: Claimant sustained a knee injury while performing duties as a law enforcement officer
  • Body Part: Leg
  • Amount: $9,477.00.  Permanent partial disability award
  • Location: Prince George’s County/Montgomery County
  • Client was thrown from his horse and the horse stepped on his leg, causing injury. Non-surgical orthopedic care.


  • Injury: Inversion injury to the knee
  • Body Part: Knee and Psychological
  • Amount: $69,930.00.  Permanent partial disability award.
  • Location: Frederick County
  • Client underwent four surgical procedures to his knee. During his recovery, he developed a psychological injury as a result of his extended recovery.  Claimant was able to return to his pre-injury job even though he sustained significant permanent restrictions.


  • Injury: Pull injury to his neck and shoulder while strapping and tightening a trailer load Body
  • Amount: $6,250.00.  Settlement
  • Location: Wicomico County
  • Claimant was a tractor-trailer driver. He sought conservative, post- injury orthopedic care.   Claimant choose to work for a new employer.

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Warnken, LLC Attorneys At Law

Warnken, LLC started more than 20 years ago.  The firm’s founder, Byron L. Warnken, Esq., has been an attorney for more than 40 years.  He is also a full-time law professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law.  In the early 1990’s, Warnken, LLC consisted of Byron L. Warnken and his wife Bonnie L. Warnken, who handled mostly medical malpractice and personal injury cases.  In 1997, the firm began to expand, with more lawyers being hired to handle the work associated with representing the Maryland Troopers Association.  Since then, the MTA has been a focus for Warnken, LLC.  Warnken, LLC also has a reputation throughout the State for success in personal injury and workers’ compensation cases.

Personal Injury Attorneys

Warnken, LLC has handled more than 2000 litigation matters in more than 20 years of practice.   This includes numerous kinds of litigation and includes trial work, post-verdict work, and appeals.

Warnken, LLC handles personal injury cases and workers’ compensation cases.  We also handle truck accidents, negligence, wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, and other injuries or disputes.

Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Workers’ compensation is by far the fastest growing practice area at Warnken, LLC.  A decade ago, Warnken, LLC had less than 20 comp files at any given time a few years ago.  Today there are more than 500.  Some of the best workers’ compensation lawyers in Baltimore practice law at Warnken, LLC

Our comp practice grew from serving law enforcement.  Being one of the most dangerous jobs, police officers and other public safety employees often need counsel for workplace injuries.  In order to serve our existing clients, we gained the expertise.

Law Enforcement

Since 1997, Warnken, LLC has been general counsel to the Maryland Troopers Association.  We handle administrative discipline, trial boards, disability retirement, grievances, and generally anything else active or retired law enforcement personnel face.  We take great pride in the work.