Sixty-two year old heavy equipment operator injured both knees. He required multiple surgeries including a total knee replacement on one knee. The diagnosis included significant post-traumatic disease. He was paid specific award benefits for a 22% rating on one knee and a 15% rating to the other. We had been claiming entitlement to additional specific award benefits based upon increases in permanent partial impairment and entitlement to 31-308a benefits. The settlement includes a Medicare Set Aside Trust approved by CMS in the amount of approximately $61,000.00.
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- Connecticut State Employee Awarded $400,000 in Retroactive Disability Pension BenefitsNovember 8, 2021 - 9:06 pm
A former State of Connecticut employee was awarded a service-connected disability pension retroactive to August 2011. The total retroactive award was $400,000.