WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SETTLEMENT Medical Center Employee

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28th Oct 2016

 

JUST THE FACTS:

Employee arrived for work and had entered upon premises owned or controlled by the Employer when she slipped on a wet curb surrounding a planting, lost her balance and fell to the ground sustaining injury.

TREATMENT:

Employee sustained fracture injury to her left ankle. She was treated in the Emergency Room and by an Occupational Medicine Specialist who presented medication, X-rays, MRIs, and a brace.

Employer and Insurer paid approximately $108.49 in medical expenses, $539.06 in Temporary Total Disability (sick pay) and 15% Permanent Partial Disability was assessed to the ankle, equivalent to $15,500.00. Second Injury Fund benefits eligibility for alleged Permanent Partial Disability.

Attorney fees: 25% contingency of $15,500.00 plus payment of out-of-pocket expenses of $352.63.

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