WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT – Home Health

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5th Oct 2016

 

Home Health Employee

JUST THE FACTS:

Employee, while acting within the course and scope of her employment, was stepping out of a carpet bathroom onto a vinyl floor when she slipped and fell sustaining injury.

TREATMENT:

Employee sustained injury to her right leg and ankle as well as her back. She was treated by Primary Care Physician and Occupational Medicine Specialists who presented medication, X-rays, MRI, various testing, surgery, and physical therapy.

Employer and Insurer paid approximately $48,600.00 in medical expenses and $8,250.00 in Temporary Total Disability (sick pay). Permanent Partial Disability was assessed to the right ankle and to the body as a whole attributed to the low back equivalent to $16,626.54 with additional payment of $60,000.00 for Second Injury Fund benefits for alleged Permanent Partial Disability.

Attorney fees: 25% contingency of ($16,626.54 + $60,000.00) plus payment of out of pocket expenses of $1,918.99.

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