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

Our Results Last Month (Jan 2020)

Warnken, LLC is proud of our results – we recovered $709,018 for the injured in January 2020.  Below are some of the specifics of those results.  Please remember, there are many factors that go into determining the value of a personal injury or workers’ compensation case.  Our results in one case do not necessarily mean the same or similar results will happen on your case.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.  It costs nothing to speak to us.

 

  • Injury: Three cervical disc herniations requiring fusion surgery
  • Body Part: Neck
  • Amount: $54,750.00
  • Claimant was injured after lifting heavy objects at work. Claimant underwent a three-level fusion following the injury. Claimant returned to pre-injury employment.

 

  • Injury: Trimalleolar fracture, neuropathy, total ankle replacement, depression, anxiety, bone marrow aspiration and harvest graph site location
  • Body Part: Leg, Ankle and Foot, Pelvis, Psychological
  • Amount: $146,853.00 and reimbursement of $200.00/month for medical cannabis
  • Location: Baltimore City
  • Employer: Auto Warehouse Co.
  • Claimant sustained injury to the leg as a result of a crush injury while loading and unloading vehicles from a car transport. Due to the length and seriousness of the physical injuries, the Claimant developed psychological injuries and required care.

 

 

  • Injury: Post-traumatic headaches, Cervical strain
  • Body Part: Head and Neck
  • Amount: $18,000.00
  • Location: Baltimore County
  • Employer: Examination Management Services
  • Claimant sustained injury to the head and neck when a box fell from a high shelf and struck the Claimant.

 

 

  • Injury: Posterior anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) at L5-S1
  • Body Part: Low Back and Hip
  • Amount: $108,263.00.   ($100,000.00 indemnity and $8,263.00 MSA)
  • Claimant sustained slip and fall injury on icy pavement at the loading docks of a delivery location. Claimant was uncoupling his delivery trailer when injury occurred.

 

 

  • Injury: Lumbar disc protrusion at L5-S1 with no nerve root compression.  Surgery recommended.
  • Body Part: Low Back
  • Amount: 13% PPD to the back.  $11,895.00
  • Location: Montgomery County
  • Claimant sustained injury while lifting, moving and setting up product displays at supermarket sales floor.

 

 

  • Injury: Arthroscopic surgery to repair subacromial decompression and debridement, RC repair, biceps tenodesis
  • Body Part: Shoulder
  • Amount: 11% WOC PPD, $17,710.00.  Total PPD 21%.
  • Claimant sustained injury when extracting a victim from a motor vehicle collision.

 

 

  • Injury: Arthroscopic surgery to repair partial medial meniscectomy, medial meniscal debridement, tricompartmental chondrosis, distal iliotibial band friction syndrome, patellar tendinosis.
  • Body Part: Knee
  • Amount: 6% WOC PPD, $5,940.00.  Total PPD 28%.
  • Location: Wicomico County
  • Claimant sustained injury kicking out a vehicle window to get to injured driver from a motor vehicle collision.

 

 

  • Injury: Partial Meniscus Tear
  • Body Part:      Knee
  • Amount: $3,612.00
  • Claimant was working as a security guard when chasing a customer felt a pain in their knee. An MRI revealed a small, partial tear of the meniscus.  Claimant underwent an injection of the knee, and a few physical therapy sessions before returning to work in a full-duty capacity.

 

  • Injury: Complex Meniscus Tear
  • Body Part:      Knee
  • Amount:         $10,980.00
  • Claimant sustained an injury to the knee while assisting a customer in a department store. Claimant felt a pop in the knee.  MRI revealed a full grade complex tear of the meniscus, which was repaired by a meniscetomy, followed by PT and medications, before returning to work full-duty.

 

  • Body Part:      Back, Hip, Knee Elbow
  • Amount: $39,000
  • Claimant was working as in an assisted living facility when they lifted up a patient, and the patient fell on top of them, causing employee to sustain several injuries. Injured worker sustained a herniated disc, an elbow contusion, a hip contusion, and a knee strain.  Claimant underwent conservative treatment including medication and physical therapy.

 

 

  • Injury: Lower Extremity Venous Insufficiency
  • Body Part: Leg
  • Amount: $9,882.00
  • Location: Laurel, MD
  • Claimant sustained a leg abrasion at work. Claimant was diagnosed with cellulitis and given antibiotics. Claimant underwent an incision and drainage of an infected hematoma.  Claimant came under the care of a vascular specialist who diagnosed Claimant with lower extremity venous insufficiency and swelling.  Claimant underwent an endovenous radiofrequency ablation of the greater saphenous, both proximal and distal portions.

 

  • Injury: Sprain
  • Body Part: Knee
  • Amount: $4,488.00
  • Claimant slipped and fell sustaining injury to the knee. Claimant was treated with medication and physical therapy.

 

  • Injury: Sprain
  • Body Part: Shoulder
  • Amount: $9,150.00
  • Employer: Erickson Riderwood Village
  • Location: Silver Spring, MD
  • Claimant stepped into an open drain in the kitchen and fell. Claimant was treated with medication, injections and physical therapy.  Claimant had an MRI of the shoulder which showed interstitial tendinitis.

 

  • Injury: Lumbar Sprain/Strain, Meniscal Tear; Headaches
  • Body Part: Head, Back, Hands, Knees
  • Amount: $47,450.00
  • Employer: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Claimant slipped and fell at work. Claimant was treated with physical therapy and had an MRI of the knee.  Claimant underwent surgery in the form of a right partial medial meniscectomy and removal of loose body.  Claimant had MRI of the wrist which showed a ganglion cyst.  Claimant was given a wrist brace and underwent additional physical therapy as well as an injections to both knees.

 

  • Injury: Compression Fracture
  • Body Part: Lumbar Spine
  • Amount: $47,500.00
  • Insurer: Erie Insurance
  • Claimant was replacing a window when they fell through the floor of the attic sustaining injury to the back. Claimant was treated initially at the Emergency Room and was diagnosed with an acute minimally displaced superior end plate compression fracture of the L1 and L2 vertebrae. Claimant was placed into a back brace and referred to a neurosurgeon.  Claimant underwent physical therapy and transitioned out of the brace.

 

  • Injury: Rupture of the Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Thumb
  • Body Part: Thumb
  • Amount: $9,500.00 new money (total paid $18,275.00)
  • Insurer: Chesapeake Employers Insurance
  • Claimant was working as an electrician and sustained injury while using a power drill. Claimant was treated with surgery and physical therapy.

 

  • Injury: Fracture of the Arm
  • Body Part: Shoulder, Arm
  • Amount: $92,725.00
  • Employer: A Maryland Construction Company
  • Insurer: The Hartford
  • Claimant fell from the side of a bucket truck at work sustaining injury to the shoulder. Claimant was treated at the emergency room and diagnosed with a proximal humeral fracture.  Claimant came under the care of an orthopedic and underwent an MRI of the shoulder which showed internal derangement.  Claimant underwent injections without improvement.  Claimant then had a total shoulder replacement with open biceps tenodesis.

 

  • Injury: Labral Tear of the Shoulder
  • Body Part: Shoulder
  • Amount: $32,015.00
  • Employer: A restaurant
  • Location: Gaithersburg, MD
  • Insurer: Travelers
  • Claimant was at work filling a steam table and sustained injury to the shoulder. Claimant had an MRI of the shoulder which showed a cartilaginous Bankart lesion and mild rotator cuff tendinosis without tear.  Claimant underwent 4 surgeries to the shoulder due to recurrent adhesive capsulitis.  Claimant also underwent post-operative physical therapy.

 

  • Injury: Back Sprain
  • Body Part: Back, Neck
  • Amount: $10,000.00
  • Location: California, MD
  • Claimant twisted their back while filling an order of wood at work sustaining an injury to the back. Claimant had an MRI of the back which showed disc bulges. Claimant was treated with physical therapy and medication.

 

  • Injury: Back Sprain with disc bulging
  • Body Part: Back
  • Amount: $6,440.00
  • Employer: Franklin Square Hospital
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Claimant was pushing and pulling a bed in the operating room and injured the back. Claimant was treated with a back brace, physical therapy, an MRI and injections as well as a radiofrequency ablation.

 

  • Injury: Headaches, Sprain of the back, neck, and hip
  • Body Part: Head, back, neck, hip
  • Amount: $20,000.00
  • Location: Annapolis Road, Fort Meade, MD
  • Claimant was involved in a motor vehicle accident during the course of employment and sustained injuries to the head, back, neck and hip. Claimant was treated with physical therapy and pain management.

 

  • Injury: Meniscus tear
  • Body Part: Knee
  • Amount: $990.00 (total indemnity $25,740.00)
  • Employer: Anne Arundel Health System
  • Claimant reopened claim for worsening of condition for additional physical therapy. Claimant originally injured knee slipping and falling at work. Claimant had surgery after the injury.

 

  • Injury: Great toe fracture
  • Body Part: Great toe
  • Amount: $3,000.00
  • Employer: Labor Ready
  • Claimant sustained a fracture to the foot after a heavy object fell on it. Claimant was treated with casting and medication.

 

  • Injury:             Nondisplaced fracture and contractures of fingers and joints
  • Body Part: Hand
  • Amount: $10,750.00 (on appeal)
  • Location: Westover, MD
  • Employer: State of Maryland
  • Claimant was injured after falling at work. Claimant underwent surgery to the wrist. Claimant was unable to return to job as a correctional officer and went through vocational rehabilitation.