Attorney Sussman has recently settled the following Workers’ Compensation Claims:
$600,000.00 settlement for an Injured worker who was performing lay out for roof trusses on the top plate of a section of framing on a new home construction. The Employee fell from a height of approximately 9 feet. The Employee sustained severe head trauma and was comatose as a result of the fall. As a result of the fall the Employee was diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury, non-displaced styloid fracture of the radius, post traumatic carpal tunnel syndrome, occipital neuralgia, left hip labral tear, and a non-functional left thumb. The Employee was deemed to be permanently and totally disabled as a result of his significant construction site/work related injuries.
$250,000.00 settlement for an injured worker who worked as a baggage handler, a job that required the employee to do heavy repetitive physical work. The job involved repetitive lifting of luggage and cargo weighing in excess of 60-75 pounds. The Employee suffered an acute onset of severe low back pain as a result of lifting heavy cargo. The Employee was diagnosed with moderate to severe bilateral facet hypertrophy at L4-L5 and right femoral neuropathy. As a result of his continued pain, the Employee underwent L4-L5 decompression and fusion. Post-surgery, the Employee continued to suffer from back pain, along with numbness/tingling, and pins and needs sensation in his right leg. The Employee was determined to be permanently and totally disabled as a result of his work-related injuries.
$187,500.00 settlement for an injured worker who worked as a room service attendant. The Employee was injured when he cut his hand on shards of broken glass that were left in an ice bucket. The Employee reached into the ice bucket to get ice, when unbeknownst to him, he severely lacerated the ring and middle fingers on his dominant hand. The Employee needed surgery on his right hand. Post-surgery the Employee developed Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.
$150,000.00 settlement for an injured worker who worked as an asbestos remover. While in the scope of his employment, the Employee sustained a severe right ankle crush injury, when a large boiler fell from the ceiling of a boiler room on the Employee’s right leg. The Employee sustained a bimalleolar fracture of his right ankle. The Employee also developed right anteromedial ankle impingement.
$150,000.00 settlement for an injured worker who worked in a restaurant preparing pizzas. The Employee sustained severe injuries to his dominant hand when his right ring and middle fingers became stuck in the blades of a cheese grater. As a result of his severe injuries, the Employee underwent multiple operations on his right hand. As a result of his work-related injuries, the Employee went on to develop Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy.
$120,000.00 settlement for an injured worker who worked as a drywaller for a construction company. The Employee was injured when he fell off the top of a ladder landing on his right leg. The Employee sustained a displaced fracture of the medial malleolus and a fracture of the proximal fibula. The Employee went on to develop post-traumatic arthritis.
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