CONNECTICUT PERSONAL INJURY AWARDS, SETTLEMENTS & WORKERS' COMPENSATION STIPULATIONS PROCURED BY THE ROTATORI LAW FIRM
A maintenance man from Groton, Connecticut awarded by way of a full and final stipulation approved in the Bridgeport, Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission for a 100% loss of use of the right "master" upper extremity. The claimant developed reflex sympathetic dystrophy within his right upper extremity. He required pain management and orthopedic care. He was not a surgical canidate and is required to take neuropathic pain medication for the rest of his life. The claimant was treated by a Waterford, Connecticut orthopedist. This Connecticut work related accident occurred when the claimant had his right arm struck by a door opened by a patron at The University of Connecticut at Avery Point in Groton, Connecticut.
A Naugatuck, Connecticut police officer awarded at a formal five years of Permanent Total Disability by the Workers' Compensation Commissioner affirmed on appeal, for chronic lymph edema of both lower extremities. The repetitive nature of the claimant's job aggravated the police officer's preexisting condition. The Commissioner's Examining Physician was found not to be credible where the Commissioner relied on the police officer's internist and the testimony of the Chief of Police.
Stipulated workers' compensation award for a Waterbury, Connecticut trucker injured in Waterbury who aggravated discs in his low back while driving and unloading his delivery truck.
Stipulated workers' compensation award for lower extremity Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy injury where a die press fell on a Prospect, Connecticut tool maker's right foot.
Stipulated workers' compensation indemnity only award for a claimant with right arm upper extremity Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. The claimant was a custodial janitor from Groton, Connecticut. His right hand was jammed while he was exiting the mens room at The University of Connecticut at Avery, Point. He developed Complex Regional Pain Syndrome in addition to his RSD. The case was filed in the Bridgeport, Connecticut Workers' Compensation District. The claimant was assigned a significant right upper extremity impairment from his treating physician, an orthopedic surgeon from Waterford, Connecticut.
Stipulated workers' compensation award for a Newtown, Connecticut heavy equipment operator who injured his low back while on the job. Our client was injured in North Haven, CT off the Merritt Parkway when he herniated a lumbar disc while working for an East Haven, Connecticut construction company at a construction site. The claimant was treated by a Fairfield County orthopedist and pain management specialist. The claimant's treating physician assigned a ten percent impairment of the low back causally related to our client's work related injury.
Stipulated workers' compensation award for a low back, left knee and right knee work related injury to a Waterbury, Connecticut truck driver injured in Wolcott, Connecticut while operating and unloading a rigger. The Connecticut truck driver had a left knee meniscus tear that required orthopedic surgery. The Connecticut trucking accident resulted in a permanent partial disability to the right knee, left knee and low back. The case was filed in the Waterbury, Connecticut Workers' Compensation District.
Stipulated workers' compensation award for a low back injury which required a surgical fusion for an injury in Danbury, Connecticut. The claimant, a laborer, aggravated a lumbar level that had been injured in a prior accident.
Stipulated workers' compensation award for a low back injury where the injured Waterbury, Connecticut claimant worked in a chemical plant moving barrels in Waterbury.
Stipulated Connecticut workers' compensation award for a cervical spine "neck" injury where the claimant aggravated preexisting cervical spondylosis and also sustained a carpal tunnel syndrome hand injury. The claimant was a Waterbury, Connecticut nurses aid who was injured in a Waterbury nursing home while moving a patient. The claimant sustained a modest permanent injury to her neck and a modest impairment injury to her hand. No orthopedic surgeries were required and the permanent partial disability award was incorporated into the workers' compensation stipulation award.
Reported settlements, verdicts, judgments and arbitration awards are based on the merits of each case. The outcome of all legal actions and claims are fact and law sensitive. The reported favorable resolutions do not mean that a future client's case or any case has the same ascertainable fixed value.