Workers’ Compensation Settlement

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8th Oct 2015

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT

Occupation: Construction Worker

JUST THE FACTS:

Construction employee fell while setting trusses. He broke his fall by grabbing onto a gusset plate, lacerating his third and fourth finger on his left hand.

TREATMENT:

Employee was taken to the emergency room and to surgery. The wounds were debrided and sutured. After healing of the wound, employee underwent physical therapy.

Employer and Insurer paid approximately $21,000.00 in medical expenses for the employee. The employer has also paid approximately $5,600.00 in Temporary Total Disability (sick pay). Permanent Partial Disability was assessed of 35% of the left third finger and 35% of the left fourth finger; equivalent to a gross payment of $13,500.00 plus six weeks of disability for disfigurement.

Attorney fees: 25% of $13,500.00 plus payment of out of pocket expenses of $158.26.

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