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Tag Archives: Workers’ Compensation

Man suffered hernia in 2005, gets total settlement of more than $1M — $1,070,000 settlement (access required)

The claimant suffered a hernia while lifting boxes at an out-of-state trade show in 2005. Due to nerve entrapment complications related to the hernia mesh repair, the claimant required multiple surgical procedures over the years. The wage portion of the ...

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Plaintiff sues firm for malpractice in 1997 workers’ comp case — $500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was born in 1977 and was a part-time worker for XYZ Corporation in Washington, D.C. On Jan. 31, 1997, plaintiff was seriously injured allegedly because of a defectively designed bridge plate between a side-loading trailer and the XYZ loading ...

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Hernia case settled, dated to injury in 2005 — $1,070,000 settlement (access required)

While working at an out of state trade show in 2005, the claimant suffered a hernia while lifting boxes. Due to nerve entrapment complications related to the hernia mesh repair, the claimant required multiple surgical procedures over the years. The ...

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Man suffered severe TBI, multiple injuries after falling from ladder – $1.1 million settlement (access required)

The claimant, who was the owner of a company that provided maintenance services to commercial entities, suffered a severe traumatic brain injury with multi-lobe cerebral hemorrhage following a fall from a ladder. Other injuries included pelvic fractures, left clavicle fracture ...

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No jurisdiction to consider employer’s hearing application (access required)

Where a worker’s estate withdrew its timely filed claim for benefits after the statute of limitations expired, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission correctly ruled that the matter was moot and that it lacked jurisdiction to consider employer’s application for a ...

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