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An employee from Shirleysburg, PA, working as a union dock worker for a freight company, sustained a work injury described as a right shoulder strain / sprain in September 2012 which the insurance carrier accepted. The case ultimately settled for $184,500 via a compromise and release.
Roy from Lebanon, PA, working as a truck driver for Labor Ready, sustained a work injury described as a low back sprain and strain in June 2011, which the insurance carrier, Chartis Claims, accepted. We filed a Review Petition
seeking to have the accepted description of injury be amended to include a fracture of T-12.
for a machine operator
A machine operator from Mechanicsburg, PA, sustained a work injury while working for a local warehouse, in June 2012. The insurance carrier, New Hampshire Insurance Company, issued a Notice of Compensation Payable accepting the injury as a lumbar sprain/strain. The injured worker had to undergo surgical intervention performed by Dr. Grandrimo. The insurance carrier had the injured worker attend an IME in 2014.
A union worker from Halifax, Pennsylvania (PA), working as a construction laborer for Trumbull Corp., sustained a work injury described as a left leg / left thigh contusion and left proximal fibular bruising in May 2012, which the insurance carrier, American Zurich Insurance Company, accepted. The injured worker had filed a Claim Petition.
An employee from Lebanon, PA, working at a call center for CNA Financial Corporation, sustained a work injury described as “neck, low back, wrist, low back surgery” in August 2011, which the insurance carrier, CNA Claim Plus, accepted. The insurance carrier filed a Termination Petition in April 2013 alleging that the injured worker was fully recovered from her work injury based upon the IME opinion of Dr. S. Ross Noble.
A union employee working as a pipeline worker for Michels Corporation, sustained a work injury described as an ACL tear of the right knee which the insurance carrier, Arch Insurance Company, accepted. The insurance carrier then filed a Suspension Petition in October 2013 alleging that the injured worker had returned to work at no loss of wages. In reality, the injured worker had returned to work but was making substantially less than his average weekly wage. The workers’ compensation carrier alleged he was making less because he kept turning down hours of work offered or was late to work.
An employee from Conestoga, PA, working on a dairy farm for sustained a work injury described as a left tibia pilon fracture in January 2011, which the insurance carrier, Westfield National Insurance Co., accepted. When the injured worker retained us in 2013, we filed a Review Petition because the insurance carrier failed to pay the injured worker partial disability benefits due to him over a two year period of time.
A Union employee from Sunbury, PA, working as a delivery driver, sustained a work injury accepted on the Notice of Compensation Payable as a lumbar strain in August 2013, which the insurance carrier, Liberty Mutual Insurance, accepted. The insurance carrier had the injured worker attend an IME in February 2015 with Dr. DiBenedetto who reported that if the injured worker’s true diagnosis was a lumbar strain, that he was recovered from the same.
A Union employee from Hershey, PA, working for Hershey Entertainment & Resort, sustained a work injury described as a neck strain/sprain in March 2014, which the insurance carrier, Sedgwick, accepted. The injured worker had been working light duty part-time under restrictions imposed by her doctor.
An employee from Fredericksburg, PA, working as an air freight employee and truck driver, sustained a work injury in June 1995, which the insurance carrier accepted as a low back strain. Many years later, the insurance carrier filed a Suspension Petition alleging that the injured worker was offered a suitable job within his restrictions and he refused to return to work.
*Please note that every case is different, and the following case results (though accurate) may not reflect the amount of compensation you will receive in your case. Prior results are not a guarantee of future results as every case is unique and factually different.