This claim involved an injured worker who drove a tanker truck for approximately 10 years. The worker sustained an injury to his lumbar spine caused by a combination of specific accidents and repetitive trauma from years of driving. He eventually was required to undergo surgery on his back and use a spinal chord stimulator, a [...]
In this case, the client was injured when rear-ended and pushed into the vehicle in front of her. Although her vehicle sustained only moderate property damage, she sustained injuries to her neck and back. She was initially seen by a chiropractor before seeing an orthopedic surgeon. She missed substantial time from work. This case was [...]
Settlement of a lawsuit involving a client rear-ended while driving on the highway. The client sustained serious injuries to her neck and head. She was ultimately diagnosed with post-concussive syndrome, cognitive impairments, migraines and tinnitus (ringing in the ears). A settlement of $400,000 was agreed upon at mediation.
Injured worker tripped and fell in a storage closet causing injuries to the ankle, knee, hand, shoulder and head. The worker was eventually required to have surgeries on the hand and ankle. She was later diagnosed with major depressive disorder as a result of her physical injuries. The case was eventually settled through joint mediation [...]
Worker injured when a large piece of metal equipment fell from a truck and struck him in the head. He sustained multiple injuries including a concussion and a disc extrusion in the lumbar spine displacing the S1 nerve root. He also fractured several teeth in the incident and was diagnosed with myalgia/myositis. The injured client [...]
A State of Connecticut employee was awarded $249,972.03 in retroactively owed State Disability Retirement benefits dating back to her retirement in 2009. The Dodd Law Firm represented her in her application for a non-service connected disability pension.
Settlement of a lawsuit involving a rear-end motor vehicle collision caused by a distracted driver. The driver at fault admitted he was using his mounted cell phone immediately before he struck the client's vehicle. The client sustained an injury which required shoulder surgery. Claims for double damages were brought due to the fact that the [...]
Settlement of a lawsuit related to a trip and fall accident. The client was required to undergo multiple back surgeries as a result of the fall.
Settlement of a Workers' Compensation claim for an employee of an automobile manufacturing facility in the amount of $184,700.85. During his employment, he was exposed to hazardous fumes which caused the development occupational asthma and a permanent impairment to both lungs.
Settlement of a Workers' Compensation claim for a registered nurse in the amount of $522,688.00. She sustained an injury to her neck and back while transferring a patient. She eventually required fusion surgeries to her lumbar and cervical spine. She remained totally temporarily disabled as a result of her injuries.