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

Last Month’s Workers’ Comp Recoveries for Injured Workers

Below is just a sampling of the workers’ compensation cases that Warnken, LLC either temporarily or fully and finally settled in November 2017.

  • Injury: Shoulder impingement and cervical strain
  • Body Part: Shoulder and neck
  • Amount: $60,000.00
  • Claimant was injured after attempting to stop a heavy object from falling. Claimant underwent arthroscopic surgery to the shoulder and had physical therapy. Claimant was given permanent work restrictions regarding lifting.

 

  • Injury: Ankle strain
  • Body Part: Ankle
  • Amount: $4,175.00
  • Claimant was injured after twisting the ankle while at work. Claimant had physical therapy.

 

  • Injury: Displaced fractures to each ankle and foot and PTSD
  • Body Part: Ankles, feet, and psychological
  • Amount: $133,064.08
  • Claimant was injured after being involved in an accident involving a tractor trailer. (It’s never actually an accident. See here.) Claimant had two surgeries to each leg and ankle. Claimant has permanent limitations as a result of the crash.

 

  • Injury: Chronic post-traumatic mechanical axial lumbalgia
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $4,400.00
  • Claimant was injured after lifting heavy objects at work. Claimant had conservative care and physical therapy.

 

  • Injury: Superior labral tear and rotator cuff tear
  • Body Part: Right shoulder
  • Amount: $42,875.00
  • Claimant was injured after lifting heavy objects at work. Claimant underwent surgery to repair the tears in the shoulder and had post-operative therapy.

 

  • Injury: Chronic full thickness rotator cuff tear with failed repair resulting in total replacement                                         and meniscus tear
  • Body Part: Shoulder and knee
  • Amount: $185,125.95 ($125,000 indemnity plus MSA of $60,125.95)
  • Claimant was injured after falling at work. Claimant underwent a total shoulder replacement after two failed rotator cuff repair surgeries. Claimant also underwent arthroscopic surgery to the knee.

 

  • Injury: Concussion and cervical strain
  • Body Part: Head and neck
  • Amount: $9,000.00
  • Claimant was injured after being involved in a motor vehicle collision at work. Claimant had conservative care and physical therapy.

 

  • Injury: Animal bite injury to left index finger
  • Body Part: Index finger
  • Amount: $8,750.00
  • Claimant was injured after being bitten by an animal at work, which caused infection and nerve damage. Claimant was treated with medication and therapy.

 

  • Injury: Hyperextension of the left hand
  • Body Part: Left hand
  • Amount: $4,300.00
  • Claimant was injured after being struck by an object at work in the hand. Claimant was diagnosed with a hyperextension injury and received an injection and given a splint.