I represent injured workers at all stages of the claims process. I can help you settle a case now, or litigate it before the Kentucky Supreme Court. Below are recent large awards or settlements over $100,000 I obtained for clients:
Workers Compensation Settlements and Awards
$744,730 – December 2016 won an award of weekly benefits that will pay out $744,730 over claimant’s remaining work life for an injury that caused Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)/ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
$420,000 – July 2016 settled a shoulder injury requiring multiple surgeries for a lump sum of $420,000.
$107,500 – March 2016 settled a right lower leg injury that caused Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)/ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) for a lump sum of $107,500.
$372,992 – December 2015 won an award of weekly benefits that would pay out a total of $372,992 over client’s work life.
$231,000 – April 2015 Settled a Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)/ Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) injury to the right leg for a combination of lump sum and weekly benefits totaling $231,000.
$349,926 – February 2015 Won a an award of weekly benefits of $349,926 for a claimant that injured his head, neck, and other body parts.
$175,000 – In March 2014 we settled a claim for a worker that fell off a ladder and inured his shoulder and cervical area for a lump sum of $175,000.
$115,000 – In June 2013 we settled a claim for a lump sum of $115,000 for a worker who sustained back injuries from a fall at a construction site.
$1,107,977 – In May, 2013 the Workers Compensation Board upheld an award for our client who had a work related injury from a fall off a ladder that injured his legs which resulted in Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)/ Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). The award will be paid weekly until the client reaches retirement age.
$115,529 – In March 2013 the Kentucky Supreme Court affirmed an award of weekly payments that will total $115,529 over 425 weeks. This client underwent a cervical fusion because of a work related neck injury which occurred at an uninsured employer that did not carry workers compensation insurance. The award will be paid by a government agency, the Uninsured Employers’ Fund.
$934,022 – In January 2013 a client was awarded Total Disability benefits for a lower back injury that required a lumbar fusion. The client will receive weekly payments until retirement age that will total $934,022. The workers compensation carrier originally disputed the need for the fusion surgery, and it was also required to pay that medical expense.
$269,509 – In November 2012 the Workers Compensation Board affirmed a total disability award for our client with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)/ Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Our client will receive weekly payments that will total $269,509 over client’s remaining work life. The insurance carrier offered $6,473 to settle the claim before we were retained.
$149,911 – In September 2012 we settled a claim involving a knee injury that required a total knee replacement. Our client will receive $149,911, some of which will be paid over the next several years.
$300,000 – In April 2012 we settled a claim for a lump sum of $300,000 for a client that developed Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy/Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
$197,274 – In November 2011 we obtained an award of weekly payments that will total $175,605 over the client’s remaining work life for a low back injury. The client was also awarded Temporary Total Disability benefits of $21,668 while off work, for a total award of $194,274.
Note: The outcome of a particular case cannot be predicted upon a lawyer’s past results, and I am not suggesting or promising the same results as listed above. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Settlements are the result of private negotiations between the parties involved that may be affected by factors other than the legal merits of a particular case. Results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case .