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

September ’21: Last Month’s Results, Warnken, LLC Recovered $1,901,931.08 for 49 Injured Clients

Last month, Warnken, LLC recovered close to two million dollars for our clients. Forty-nine cases produced a recovery last month. Of the 49, three cases resulted in recoveries to the injured client in excess of $100,000.

Special shout out to attorney Rebecca Smith who obtained more than $1 MILLION – more than half of the firm’s total – herself.

When thinking about your medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation, or car crash case … our past successes don’t guarantee success in your case. No two injury cases are ever the exact same.

Our job is to help you recover the most compensation possible for your injuries. We never promise specific results or specific numbers – no honest lawyer should. We do promise our best efforts. Also, you don’t pay our fee or expenses, unless you win. Please see last month’s results below.

  • Body Part(s): COVID-19
  • Amount: Not disclosed
  • Claimant contracted COVID-19 during the course of employment.
  • Body Part(s): Arm
  • Injury: Fracture
  • Amount: Not disclosed
  • Claimant was waiting on tables when and slipped and fell. Claimant was treated with x-rays, sling and physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Knee
  • Injury: Contusion
  • Amount: $7,000
  • Claimant’s knee got stuck between a loader and a dolly. Claimant was treated with physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Upper Extremity
  • Amount: $44,000
  • Claimant was working on a trash truck when the truck hit a wall. Claimant was treated with medications and physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Neck
  • Injury: Sprain
  • Amount: $14,000
  • Plaintiff was involved in a motor vehicle collision and sustained injury to the neck and head. Plaintiff was treated with physical therapy and medication.
  • Body Part(s): Leg
  • Injury: Fracture
  • Amount: $44,840
  • Claimant was involved in a motor vehicle collision during the course of employment. Claimant underwent two surgeries and physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Shoulder
  • Injury: Separated/Dislocated
  • Amount: $43,290
  • Claimant sustained injury to shoulder while working as a ski instructor. Claimant underwent surgery and physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Ribs
  • Injury: Fracture
  • Amount: Undisclosed
  • Claimant was involved in a motor vehicle collision during the course of employment. Claimant was treated with medication and rest.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Sprain
  • Amount: $11,000
  • Claimant sustained an injury to the back while lifting. Claimant was treated with physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Shoulder
  • Injury: Fracture
  • Amount: Undisclosed (in excess of six figures)
  • Claimant tripped over a bike and fell onto concrete steps while sustaining injury to both shoulders. Claimant had two surgeries and underwent course of physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Neck
  • Injury: Exacerbation of prior shoulder and neck pathology. Herniated cervical discs at C3 to C6.
  • Amount: $27,000
  • Claimant was in a motor vehicle collision and aggravated the worker’s prior shoulder and neck conditions. Therapy for the shoulder. For the neck, the Claimant underwent Medial Branch Nerve Blocks from C3 to C5 and then a Rhizotomy from C3 to C6. Claimant continued to work for the Employer.
  • Body Part(s): Foot
  • Injury: Fracture of the fifth metatarsal
  • Amount: $6,000
  • Claimant sustained a fractured toe when striking a table. Claimant was immobilized and underwent therapy after fracture healed. Claimant returned to work for the employer.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Sprain and Strain of the lumbar spine
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Claimant sustained a lifting injury to the back. Claim was contested and “disallowed” by the WCC stating that Claimant did not sustain an “accidental injury.” Decision was appealed and claim resolved during mediation.
  • Body Part(s): Arm
  • Injury: Fracture of the radial head and neck of the elbow
  • Amount: $100,641
  • Claimant fell from a ladder and fractured the elbow. Eventually Claimant underwent a radial head arthroplasty and then a second surgery to remove deep hardware. Claimant returned to work for the employer in a lighter position. WCC decision appealed and the claim was settled for an additional amount plus a MSA.
  • Body Part(s): Wrist
  • Injury: DeQuarvain’s tenosynovitis and superficial radial nerve entrapment
  • Amount: $2,088
  • Claimant previously underwent surgery to repair her wrist. Additional “nerve wrap” surgery was recommended, but Client declined for now. Non-surgical care was therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Head
  • Injury: Traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder and depression
  • Amount: $70,000
  • Claimant sustained a traumatic brain injury when the worker struck a steel beam. Worker also sustained a neck injury and psychological damage. Claimant underwent treatment for a concussion, PTSD, and depression with a neurologist and psychologist.
  • Body Part(s): Hand
  • Injury: Sprain and Strain of the wrist
  • Amount: $5,500
  • Claimant struck her hand and wrist on a stretcher while moving a patient. After therapy, Claimant returned to work for a different employer.
  • Body Part(s): Neck
  • Injury: Post traumatic headaches, acute sprain/strains of the neck and back, and a knee contusion.
  • Amount: $14,000
  • Client sustained head, neck, back and knee injuries in a work-related motor vehicle collision. The worker?s vehicle was struck by a hit and run driver. The injured worker underwent conservative care and returned to work for the same sedan service. This is the settlement of the uninsured motorist claim, which is money in addition to the workers’ compensation claim benefits
  • Body Part(s): Abdomen
  • Injury: Inguinal hernia
  • Amount: $7,500
  • Claimant sustained a hernia while lifting and moving a transmission. Surgical repair and injured worker returned to work for a different employer. Settlement included the payment of all outstanding medical bills, including the surgery. Claim was settled in a contested posture.
  • Body Part(s): Arm
  • Injury: Lateral tendinosis and tear of the common extensor tendon
  • Amount: $27,000
  • Claimant sustained injury after striking the sharp corner of a piece of equipment. After a cortisone injection, the Claimant underwent a lateral fasciectomy and repair of the tendon. After a brief period of vocational rehabilitation, the injured worker returned to work full time with a new employer in a less physically demanding job.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Sprain/strain of cervical, thoracic, lumbar spines
  • Amount: $21,765
  • Claimant was involved in motor vehicle collision. Treatment consisted of physical therapy and medications
  • Body Part(s): Hand
  • Injury: Index finger partial amputation
  • Amount: $40,000
  • Claimant was working as millwright when conveyor wheel ran over hand. Treatment consisted of surgery, physical therapy and medications
  • Injury: de Quervains tenosynovitis
  • Amount: $18,750
  • Claimant was working as a flight attendant when she felt a pop in her wrist while adjusting luggage in overhead bin. Treatment consisted of physical therapy, injection, surgery and medications
  • Body Part(s): Shoulder
  • Injury: rotator cuff tear
  • Amount: $50,000
  • Injury: lumbar strain
  • Amount: $9,000
  • Claimant injured his back while operating a rototiller. Treatment consisted of medications.
  • Body Part(s): Elbow
  • Injury: Epicondylitis with partial thickness tear of common extensor tendon
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Claimant fell off a ladder, injuring his right arm and elbow. Treatment consisted of physical therapy, injection and medications.
  • Body Part(s): Shoulder
  • Injury: Proximal tear of the biceps tendon
  • Amount: $57,500
  • Claimant was working as a laborer when he injured his shoulder swinging a hammer. Treatment consisted of surgery, physical therapy, and medications.
  • Body Part(s): Thumb
  • Injury: Trigger thumb
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Claimant was working unloading his truck when he injured his thumb. Treatment consisted of surgery, physical therapy, and medications
  • Body Part(s): Shoulder
  • Injury: Partial tear of the distal infraspinatus tendon with tendinosis
  • Amount: $5,430
  • Claimant started to fall at work and sustained injury to the shoulder after catching self from falling. Claimant was treated with physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Hand
  • Injury: CRPS
  • Amount: $60,225
  • Claimant fell while subduing a suspect. Claimant had surgery to repair the torn ligament and developed CRPS. Claimant was unable to return to pre-injury employment and went through vocational rehabilitation. Claimant was successful in finding new employment.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Lumbar strain
  • Amount: $15,000
  • Claimant sustained injury while lifting heavy objects at work. Claimant was treated with medication and therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Ankle
  • Injury: Lateral malleolar Fracture
  • Amount: $13,500
  • Claimant fell at work while unloading a truck and fractured the ankle. Claimant was treated with a boot and therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Ears
  • Injury: Hearing Loss
  • Amount: $13,688
  • Claimant was exposed to high levels of noise at work. Claimant was fitted with hearing aids.
  • Body Part(s): Neck
  • Injury: Occipital neuralgia
  • Amount: $30,000
  • Plaintiff was involved in a motor vehicle crash while working. Plaintiff argued for limits based on the nature of the treatment and surgery due to occipital neuralgia.
  • Body Part(s): Neck
  • Injury: Strain
  • Amount: $19,000
  • Plaintiff was involved in a motor vehicle crash while working. He was seen by his PCP and had PT.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Lumbar strain
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Claimant sustained injury after lifting a patient while working. Claimant received physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Ankle
  • Injury: Osteochondral lesion
  • Amount: $45,625
  • Claimant slipped and fell at work causing multiple injuries. Claimant had surgery on the ankle. Claimant was released with permanent work restrictions.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Lumbar strain
  • Amount: $30,600
  • Claimant sustained injury after lifting heavy objects at work. Claimant had therapy and was able to continue with employment.
  • Body Part(s): Head
  • Injury: Concussion and metal plates
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Prior to Claimant’s work accident, claimant had pre-existing injuries and conditions. The SIF settled the claim for compensation in lieu of litigation
  • Body Part(s): Head
  • Injury: Concussion
  • Amount: $11,440
  • Claimant was robbed and assaulted while delivery pizza. Claimant was struck in the head by the suspect. Claimant was seen for treatment with a concussion specialist, therapist, and orthopedic doctor.
  • Body Part(s): Neck
  • Injury: Cervical herniation
  • Amount: $20,043
  • Claimant was involved in a motor vehicle collision while working. Claimant received therapy and was recommended for injections to help with pain.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Lumbar Strain
  • Amount: $14,000
  • Claimant fell at work. Claimant was treated with therapy before being released to return to work.
  • Body Part(s): Various priors
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Claimant settled with the SIF based on a prior hand injury and other health related conditions.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Disc herniations
  • Amount: $594,845
  • Claimant sustained injury while assisting a fellow employee and sustaining traumatic injury. Claimant underwent three surgeries to the low back and a surgery to the neck. Claimant was unable to continue with employment.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Lumbar strain
  • Amount: $5,110
  • Claimant was involved in a motor vehicle collision while working. Claimant was treated with physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Lumbar strain
  • Amount: $4,525
  • Claimant was struck by a car while working. Claimant attended physical therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Back
  • Injury: Lumbar strain
  • Amount: $17,550
  • Claimant struck a deer while working, causing injury to the back and head. Claimant was treated with physical therapy before returning to pre-injury employment.
  • Body Part(s): Psych
  • Injury: PTSD
  • Amount: $80,822
  • Claimant was held at gunpoint while at work. Claimant developed PTSD as a result and is treating with medications and therapy.
  • Body Part(s): Arm
  • Injury: Disfigurement
  • Amount: $4,525
  • Claimant burned arm on tailpipe while unloading truck causing a scar.