Case Results

$466,000 – Settlement after Permanent Total Award After a Work-Related Stroke

62-year-old salesman is injured in an ATV rollover while on the job; he suffers a stroke resulting in brain injury, left-sided weakness and depression

$388,000 – Settlement after Permanent Total Award for Neck Injury While Lifting Heavy Steel

46-year-old equipment mechanic undergoes multiple neck surgeries after work-related injuries that result in significant permanent restrictions and a loss of his profession

$330,000 – Settlement after Permanent Total Award for Disabling Back Injury and Depression

28-year-old delivery truck driver suffers disc herniation while lifting a keg on the job resulting in permanent lifting restrictions and an aggravation of a disabling major depressive disorder

$400,000 – Settlement for Head Injury in Nursing Home

83 year-old woman was improperly transferred into her bed, causing a brain injury and eventually death.

$245,962.50 – Settlement for Multiple Work-Related Back Injuries Resulting in Loss of Job

62-year-old traveling salesman suffers multiple disc herniations resulting in permanent lifting restrictions and loss of job through involuntary early retirement

$362,000 – Verdict for Wrongful Death of Nursing Home Resident

93-year old retired nurse’s aide dies after being allowed to fall 18 times during a 30-month stay at a nursing home; jury finds nursing home liable for the willful and wanton disregard of their resident’s rights and safety

$125,000 – Settlement after Permanent Total Award After Neck Injury Resulting in Loss of Job

34-year-old materials handler suffers cervical disc herniation at two levels while lifting on the job – resulting lifting restrictions cause loss of job and aggravation of major depressive disorder

$275,000 – Settlement for Poor Pressure Ulcer Care and Prevention

An 84-year old man with a complicated health history developed a pressure sore in a hospital and was transferred to a nursing home. The nursing home failed to take care of the pressure ulcer and it greatly worsened eventually resulting in surgery and death.

$95,742 – Award for Daily Services Provided by Spouse to Injured Worker

After worker is paralyzed on the job, his wife, a certified nurse’s aide, provides daily home health care; after a hearing, workers compensation commissioner orders that wife be paid at reasonable rate for her daily services

$1,610,209 – Verdict for Disabling Injuries Caused by Truck Driver Running Stop Sign

42-year-old driver suffers fractures of pelvis, tailbone and upper back when a semi-truck driver runs a stop sign and causes crash; the resulting physical limitations combine with severe depression to result in permanent disability.

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