Workers' Compensation Success Stories
Salesman for fire protection equipment herniated disk while moving merchandise from his car resulting in surgery. Settled for $59,887.12
Mosquito control worker on job for less than a week injures back while lifting motor. Client decided against surgery. Settled for $31,000.00
Nurse at mental health facility aggravated back condition while restraining patient. Award after hearing of $25,020.50
Book binder developed bi-lateral Carpel Tunnel Syndrome from repetitive use of wrists on assembly line; surgery on both wrists. Settled for $20,000.00
School bus driver developed bi-lateral Carpel Tunnel Syndrome from repetitive use of arms while driving school bus; No surgery and returned to job. Settled for $9,707.19
Construction worker crushed tips of fingers in two separate incidents; one on dominant hand and one on the other. Combined settlement of $10000
Over the road truck driver injured back while making delivery. He had fusion surgery and left rotator cuff surgery. He had permanent restrictions and was not able to return to truck driving. Settled for $225,000.00
Currency exchange teller had repetitive motion injury counting money on job. She was diagnosed with Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. Case settled for $29,458.80.
Assemby line worker’s finger crushed in assembly line machine open fracture... middle finger w/surgery returned to normal job... Settled for $7,480.09.
Restaurant worker slipped on floor and fractured wrist... right distal radius ulnar fracture... Settled for $25,043.75.
Factory worker injured back during heavy lifting. He had.a herniated disk surgery... Settled for $68,619.14.
Butcher injured right arm from repetitive use on job. He had ulnar nerve release and shoulder arthroscopy & trigger thumb. Not allowed to return to job and had permanent restrictions... Settled for $138,704.70.
Field line technician stepped in hole on job and fractured leg. He had an open reduction and internal fixation of tibial fracture with permanent restrictions and retired from job... Settled for $105,000.00.
Driver’s training instructor injured in rear end collision while student driving. He sustained whiplash injury and aggravated a pre-existing vertigo and Meniers Disease. He would not be able to return to driving again because of dizziness issues. Case settled for $195,000.00.
Construction worker injured back on job. Permanent restrictions from a spinal fusion at L4-L5, L5-S1... Settled for $140,000.00.
Employee attended seminar for her job out of state. Slipped and fell on steps at the hotel. Injured both her feet and returned to work. Settled for $13,299.00.
Carpenter engaged in repetitive activity with regard to his arms on job injured –arm required surgery. Could not return to former occupation because of permament restrictions. Went through vocational rehabilitation and was assisted with finding new job within his restictions. His pay was $10.00 an hour, which was substantially less than he was earning before. He received a wage loss differential settlement of $375,000.00.
Cashier at Jewel Foods diagnosed with bi-lateral Carpel Tunnel Syndrome from repetitive use of hands on the job. Had surgery and returned to the job... Settled for $49,604.82.