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August ’21 – Last Month’s results: Warnken, LLC Recovered $1,488,823.85 for 40 Injured Clients

Warnken, LLC got over $1.4M for our injured clients last month. There were 40 case conclusions, four of which had recoveries over $100K.

Please remember, past successes don’t guarantee success in your case. Every case is different. We want you to get the most compensation possible for your injuries, but we never promise specific results or specific numbers. Watch out for lawyers who make these kind of promises up front. But we definitely promise our best efforts.

As always, we work on contingency fees. If we don’t recover money for you, you don’t pay any fee or expenses.

The August 2021 case results are below…

  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Disc Protrusions
  • Amount: $184,955
  • Claimant was at work lifting newspaper bundles and sustained injury to the back. Claimant required two surgeries and vocational rehabilition.
  • Body Part(s): Leg
  • Injury: Fracture
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Claimant was struck by a motor vehicle and required surgery for a broken leg.
  • Body Part(s): Neck
  • Injury: Herniated Disks
  • Amount: $164,000
  • Claimant sustained a neck injury while lifting several cases of corn. Claimant was treated with physical therapy, medication, and injections. Claimant ultimately underwent two surgeries to the neck and required vocational rehabilitation.
  • Body Part(s): Knee
  • Injury: Sprain
  • Amount: $11,220
  • Claimant tripped and fell while at work sustaining injury to the shoulder. Claimant was treated with x-rays, an MRI and physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Leg
  • Injury: Meniscus Tear
  • Amount: $27,180
  • Claimant sustained a knee injury unloading mulch. Claimant required surgery to repair a torn meniscus.
  • Body Part(s): Thumb
  • Injury: Fracture
  • Amount: $14,580
  • Claimant was at work pushing a rack when they injured their thumb. Claimant was treated with physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Sprain
  • Amount: $5,250
  • Plaintiff was involved in a motor vehicle collision and sustained injury to the back and arm. Plaintiff was evaluated at the emergency room and prescribed medication.
  • Body Part(s): Nose
  • Injury: Fracture
  • Amount: $12,500
  • Claimant tripped and fell sustaining a broken nose.
  • Body Part(s): Arm
  • Injury: Strain
  • Amount: $6,150
  • Claimant was at work lifting heavy boxes and injured arm. Claimant was treated with physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Shoulder
  • Injury: Dislocation of the shoulder. Hill-Sachs deformity and greater tuberosity fracture with avulsion and lateral displacement.
  • Amount: Confidential
  • Claimant slipped and fell, landing on the shoulder while working as a bus driver. PT employment. The shoulder was reduced in the emergency room and injured worker underwent two period of therapy. Claimant continues to drive a school bus for the County.
  • Body Part(s): Neck
  • Injury: Sprains/Strains to multiple body parts
  • Amount: $14,750
  • Claimant was working as a flagger. While standing on the bed of a truck, the truck was struck by a co-worker, causing worker to fall and sustain injury. Claimant underwent post-injury physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Foot
  • Injury: Crush injury and closed displaced fractures to 2nd and 3rd metatarsal shafts and closed displaced fracture of the navicular bone.
  • Amount: $42,780
  • Claimant was working for a tree service when a large limb fell, landed, and pinned the injured worker’s foot and ankle. Worker underwent open reduction and internal fixture surgery for all fractures. Worker also underwent 2 additional surgeries, including a graft, for healing and hardware removal. Claimant returned to work for the same employer.
  • Body Part(s): Shoulder
  • Injury: small full-thickness tear of the supraspinatus tendon and C4-5 disc protrusion
  • Amount: $80,000
  • Claimant sustained injury to the shoulder and neck while moving a patient. Claimant underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair the tendon tear in her shoulder. She also received cortisone injections to her shoulder. Claim was resolved at the beginning of a contested VR hearing. Client had been working light duty for employer prior.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Disc herniating with nerve root compression at L3-4
  • Amount: $50,000
  • Claimant sustained disc herniation and underwent surgery to L3-4 disc. UIM paid policy limits.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Disc herniating with nerve root compression.
  • Amount: $50,000
  • Plaintiff underwent surgery. Obtained at-fault driver’s policy limits of $50,000.00
  • Body Part(s): Knee
  • Injury: Tear of the lateral meniscus
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Claimant sustained torn ligament while instructing a Pilates class. Claimant underwent surgery and continues to work for same employer.
  • Body Part(s): Neck
  • Injury: Sprain/strains superimposed on prior conditions.
  • Amount: $13,000
  • Claimant was struck by at-fault driver and sought care with orthopedists he sought care with prior. 2 months of PT and then released at MMI. No permanent injury. Client has multiple prior WC claims, 2 are still pending.
  • Body Part(s): Neck
  • Injury: Post-traumatic headaches, disc bulge at C5-6 and L3-4 without cord compression
  • Amount: $30,000
  • MVC. Third party paid policy limits. UIM claim continues
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Well Child checks
  • Amount: $500
  • Husband, wife and child in a MVC. Struck on passenger side by at-fault driver. Went to trial City District Court. Amounts are judgments.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Cervical and lumbar sprains/strains
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Husband, wife and child in a MVC. Struck on passenger side by at-fault driver. Went to trial City District Court. Amounts are judgments.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Cervical and lumbar sprains/strains
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Husband, wife and child in a MVC. Struck on passenger side by at-fault driver. Went to trial City District Court. Amounts are judgments.
  • Body Part(s): Shoulder
  • Injury: Internal derangement of the shoulder. Strain of the opposite shoulder
  • Amount: $87,836
  • Worker sustained bilateral shoulder injuries lifting and throwing dirty uniforms while working for a uniform prover. Underwent PT and received two cortisone injections. Was recommended for surgery for impingement, but declined. Underwent an FCE and VR. Returned to work in a lighter duty job. PPD 22% of the shoulder. $29,155.00. Filed an appeal. Claim settled on appeal during mediation for an additional $46,500.00 indemnity and $12,181.35 MSA.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Cervical and lumbar sprains/strains
  • Amount: $12,500
  • Claimant fell when running away from a dog while making deliveries. Claimant underwent physical therapy and returned to work for a different employer.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: thoracic strain, lumbar strain
  • Amount: $7,500
  • Claimant was lifting heavy compactor bags when he felt pain in his back. Treatment consisted of physical therapy and medications.
  • Body Part(s): Shoulder
  • Injury: rotator cuff tendinitis, degenerative labral tearing and synovitis
  • Amount: $46,500
  • Claimant was lifting heavy crates when he felt pain in shoulder. Treatment consisted of injections, surgery, physical therapy and medications.
  • Body Part(s): Foot
  • Injury: minimally displaced fx of 5th metatarsal, lateral ankle sprain
  • Amount: $34,200
  • Claimant injured his foot/ankle after stepping out of his work truck. Treatment consisted of surgery x 2, physical therapy, and medications
  • Body Part(s): Shoulder
  • Injury: rotator cuff tear
  • Amount: $27,375
  • Claimant was wallking out of elevator when the doors closed, hitting her shoulder. Treatment included surgery, physical therapy, work hardening and medications
  • Body Part(s): Psych
  • Injury: PTSD, anxiety , neck pain
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Claimant was assaulted by ride-share customers. Treatment consisted of psychotherapy.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Disc herniation
  • Amount: $50,018
  • Claimant was injured after carrying a heavy dryer upstairs. Claimant had fusion surgery and post-operative therapy and work hardening.
  • Body Part(s): Leg
  • Injury: Calf strain
  • Amount: $6,500
  • Claimant was injured after pushing a heavy object and sustaining injury to the leg. Claimant had PT sessions before being cleared.
  • Body Part(s): Arm
  • Injury: CRPS
  • Amount: $210,000
  • Claimant was bitten by a dog while searching for a fleeing suspect. Claimant developed CRPS. Claimant underwent multiples surgeries due to the injury and CRPS.
  • Body Part(s): Thumb
  • Injury: Dislocation
  • Amount: $12,000
  • Claimant was bitten by a dog while handling exercise. Claimant received sutures and therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Knee
  • Injury: Meniscus tear
  • Amount: $27,900
  • Claimant was pushing a heavy object when the knee buckled causing injury. Claimant had surgery to repair the torn meniscus.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Disc herniation
  • Amount: $5,610
  • Claimant slipped and fell on ice while entering work. Claimant had injections to the thoracic spine and physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Knee
  • Injury: Torn meniscus
  • Amount: $38,130
  • Claimant sustained injury after attempting to subdue an inmate. Claimant had surgery to the knee and ankle due to the tears. Claimant returned to pre-injury employment.
  • Body Part(s): Wrist
  • Injury: Bilateral carpal tunnel
  • Amount: $11,688
  • Claimant developed bilateral carpal tunnel after working in the Amazon warehouse doing repetitive movements. Claimant had surgery to each wrist.
  • Body Part(s): Hip
  • Injury: Labral Tear
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Claimant was involved in a motor vehicle crash while working. Claimant had surgery to the hip from the injuries.
    Eventually forced insurer to tender the at-fault’s policy limits for our client.
  • Body Part(s): Finger
  • Injury: Disfigurement
  • Amount: $930
  • Claimant sustained a cut to the finger while at work. Claimant received stitches and an award due to the scar from the wound.
  • Body Part(s): Knee
  • Injury: ACL tear
  • Amount: $27,000
  • Claimant sustained injury after knee buckled while pushing a heavy object. Claimant had surgery to repair the ACL and had post-operative physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Hand
  • Injury: Extensor laceration
  • Amount: $11,313
  • Claimant sustained injury after sustaining a cut to the hand on a piece of machinery. Claimant had surgery to repair the laceration and then carpal tunnel release surgery.

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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.