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Shoulder injury and lumbar disc injury.
A Union carpenter from Camp Hill, PA, working for Enerfab, Inc., sustained a work injury described as a left pinky fracture in December 2011 which the insurance carrier, Continental Casualty Company, accepted. We filed a Reinstatement Petition because the injured worker was laid off from work in January 2013 while under work restrictions due to his work injury.
for a union steelworker
A Union employee from Halifax, PA, working as a steelworker, sustained a work injury in September 2016 where he crushed his right ankle between two pieces of steel. The insurance carrier, ESIS, accepted as a left ankle contusion. The day the injury occurred, the employee immediately had to have surgery to repair his ankle with plates and screws by the Company Doctor
. The injured worker has ongoing pain in his ankle and couldn’t walk properly. The Company Doctor sent him for a Functional Capacity Exam
at his office which reported he could return to medium duty work in April 2017. The injured worker immediately got a second opinion at Hershey Medical Center.
An employee from Hummelstown, PA, working as a foreman / fence installer for Tyson Fence Company, sustained a right shoulder rotator cuff
work-related injury in February 2008, which the insurance carrier, Excelsior Insurance Company, accepted. We filed a Review Petition to have the description of injury be amended to include the injury to the employee’s cervical discs.
An employee from Lancaster, PA, working as a laborer for Walsh Construction, sustained a work injury to his left ankle in February 2012, which the workers’ compensation insurance carrier, Gallagher Bassett, accepted via a Medical-only Notice of Compensation Payable. We filed a Claim Petition because the injured worker had a loss of earnings and we requested partial disability benefits be paid by the insurance carrier. We also filed a Penalty Petition because the insurance carrier failed to approve the employee’s work-related spinal injection / nerve blocks.
for a union car hauler
A Union employee from Raleigh, NC, working as a car hauler, sustained a work injury in September 2015 which the insurance carrier, National Interstate Insurance, accepted as Right knee strain / sprain. The injured worker was receiving TTD wage loss benefits when he contacted us. In March 2016, the employer offered the injured worker a modified duty job at an off-site program that fell within his doctor’s restrictions.
An auto technician and body frame worker from Lancaster, PA sustained a work injury described as left shoulder rotator cuff tear in January 2013 which the insurance carrier accepted. Without the need for litigation, the future benefits were ultimately settled for $150,000 via a compromise and release.
A truck driver sustained a work injury described as a left upper extremity fracture with radiculopathy in June 2014, which the insurance carrier, CCMSI, accepted. The insurance carrier issued a Notification of Suspension alleging that the injured worker had returned to work at earnings equal to or greater than his time-of-injury earnings and we filed an Employee Challenge Petition regarding the suspension.
A carpenter in Sunbury, PA, sustained a work-related injury in December 2011, which the insurance carrier, State Workers’ Insurance Fund (SWIF), accepted as a left knee fracture. We filed a Review Medical Treatment and/or Billing Petition because the insurance carrier failed to pay for work-related medical bills. The employee received wage loss benefits from the time the injury occurred until, while in active litigation, the claim ultimately settled for $150,000.00
An iron worker, sustained a work-related injury in October 2011, which the insurance carrier, Argonaut Insurance Co., accepted as a low back strain. We filed a Reinstatement Petition
. The insurance carrier then filed a Termination Petition
alleging the injured worker could return to unrestricted work and that he was fully recovered from his work injury.
*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.