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

February 2018 Case Conclusions

Below are a sampling of Warnken, LLC case conclusions for February 2018.

  • Injury: Disc bulge at L4-5
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $11,655.00 ($19,980 total)
  • Claimant was injured in a motor vehicle collision. Claimant was treated with injections and conservative treatment. 
  • Injury: Shoulder strain
  • Body part: Shoulder
  • Amount: $2,500.00
  • Claimant was injured after lifting a heavy object at work. Claimant was treated with therapy.

 

  • Injury: Labral tear
  • Body Part: Shoulder
  • Amount: $19,320.00 ($48,300.00 total)
  • Claimant was injured after falling at work. Claimant underwent two surgeries and was able to return to pre-injury employment.

 

  • Injury: Lumbar Strain (previous fusion in low back)
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $20,000.00
  • Claimant was injured after lifting heavy objects at work. Claimant was treated conservatively with therapy.

 

  • Injury: Lumbar strain
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $7,500.00
  • Claimant was injured after lifting a heavy object at work. Claimant was treated conservatively with therapy.

 

  • Injury: Meniscal tear
  • Body Part: Knee
  • Amount: $6,500.00
  • Claimant was injured after slipping on ice twisting the knee. Claimant was treated conservatively with medication and rest.

 

  • Injury: Moderate sprain of the radial collateral ligament of the MCP joint
  • Body Part: Thumb
  • Amount: $4,630.50
  • Claimant was injured after a heavy object fell onto the hand. Claimant was treated with injections and therapy.

 

  • Injury: Head; Neck sprain, Back sprain
  • Body Part: Neck, Back, Head
  • Amount: $5,840
  • Claimant was driving a company van when he was struck on the left side by a car that ran a stop sign. He was evaluated by a chiropractor and had physical therapy as well as chiropractic manipulations.

 

  • Injury: Fracture
  • Body Part: Toe
  • Amount: $2,250
  • Claimant injured her left great toe when she slipped and fell at work. She was evaluated at a medical center where she had x-ray performed which showed a fracture of the distal phalanx of the left great toe.  She was given a post-operative boot.  She then came under the care of Mid Maryland Musculoskeletal Institute and Orthopedic Associates of Frederick for further care.  She eventually returned to work full duty.

 

  • Injury: Meniscal tear
  • Body Part: Knee
  • Amount: $11,022
  • Claimant injured his left knee when he pushed a box with his left foot and felt a pop in his left knee. An MRI showed a peripheral tear of the medial meniscus, complex anterior horn tear of the medical meniscus and a posterior horn meniscal tear. Claimant underwent a left knee arthroscopy with partial medical meniscectomy of the posterior horn. Surgery was followed by a course of physical therapy.

 

  • Injury: Strain
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $9,230
  • Claimant injured her back trying to catch a falling patient. Her treatment included physical therapy and chiropractic treatment, as well as a series of trigger point injections.

 

  • Injury: Contusion
  • Body Part: Chest
  • Amount: $2,150
  • Claimant was involved in a motor vehicle collision while working.

 

  • Injury: Pinhole tear
  • Body Part: Wrist
  • Amount: $3,950
  • Claimant injured his right hand (wrist) when he was pulling a string on a weed whacker and felt a pop in his right wrist. He was evaluated by Concentra where x-rays were performed which came back negative.  He had physical therapy and received anti-inflammatories.  He then came under the care of an orthopedist where he was put in a Munster cast for one month and was referred for physical therapy.  Claimant subsequently underwent a right wrist extensor carpi ulnais stabilization procedure.

 

  • Injury: SLAP tear
  • Body Part: Shoulder
  • Amount: $24,310
  • Claimant injured his right shoulder lifting heavy boxes at work. An MRI revealed glenohumeral arthropathy and a partial thickness supraspinatus tendon tear.  Claimant underwent surgical repair and post-op physical therapy.  He was eventually released full duty.

 

  • Injury: Strain
  • Body Part: Lower back
  • Amount: $4,320
  • Claimant injured ower back while assisting a falling patient. Treatment included physical therapy, injections and aqua therapy.

 

  • Injury: Fracture; DVT blood clot
  • Body Part: Leg & foot
  • Amount: $29,155
  • Claimant injured foot when climbing down a ladder. Diagnosis was a metatarsal fracture.  Claimant subsequently developed a pulmonary embolus as a result of being immobilized and was treated with medication for six months.  Claimant was eventually released back to work full duty.

 

  • Injury: Sprain/Strain
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Claimant injured her back moving a heavy patient. Claimant underwent physical therapy before being released full duty.

 

  • Injury: Hernia
  • Body Part: Groin
  • Amount: $30,000
  • Claimant was lifting a box at work when he felt pain in his right groin. He underwent a right inguinal hernia repair with mesh before being released full duty.

 

  • Injury: Sprain
  • Body Part: Lower back
  • Amount: $7,500
  • Claimant was lifting at work when he injured his back. He was evaluated by Concentra where he was prescribed medication and referred for physical therapy.

Please remember, all personal injury and workers’ compensation cases are different.  Just because your case is the same or similar injury to a case above does not mean the value will be the same.  Numerous factors go into PI and comp cases that can impact value.  In essence, our successes in one case do not mean success in another case.  Each set of facts is different.  It’s our job to maximize the value of your injury case.  Please let us know how we can help.