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Repetitive Trauma Injuries

Workers’ Compensation benefits are not limited only to workers injured in accidents.  Workers’ Compensation benefits are also available to workers who suffer from the cumulative impact of repetitive actives on the body.  Workers’ Compensation refers to these claims as “repetitive trauma”. Some common types of repetitive trauma injuries include: carpel tunnel syndrome from repeated hand [...]

2018-08-21T18:16:09+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Legal News|

Settlement of Workers’ Compensation claim for $400,000

Workers' Compensation settlement of $401,025.09 for injured worker who fell into a finished basement on a construction site sustaining  injuries to his head, leg, back and internal organs. The insurance carrier contested the claim alleging that the worker was an independent contractor and not an employee.  The case involved a detailed review of the "right [...]

2018-10-23T18:27:26+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Case Results|

Settlement of Workers’ Compensation claim for $780,000

Workers' Compensation settlement of $780,000 for injured worker who tripped on the edge of a rug and sustained a traumatic brain injury. The claimant was diagnosed with a torn rotator cuff, a torn meniscus, post-concussive syndrome and traumatic brain injury with post-traumatic headaches and cognitive impairment. The claimant is likely to be unable to work [...]

2018-10-23T18:27:53+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Case Results|

Increased Risk of Cancer for Firefighters

  According to a study released by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, firefighters may be at increased risk of certain types of cancer.  The study, which followed thousands of firefighters from California, found that the firefighter population had a 30% - 100% greater chance of developing certain cancers, including melanoma and cancers [...]

2018-05-29T22:10:54+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Legal News|