The claimant, a resident of West Hartford, was a nurse at a dialysis clinic in Farmington, Connecticut. While assisting a patient from a dialysis chair, she sustained a rotator cuff tear and biceps tendon tear to her master arm. She had rotator cuff surgery performed at the UConn Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut. She was assigned permanent light duty work restrictions by her Farmington, Connecticut orthopedic surgeon. She was also assigned a 10% impairment of her master right arm by her treating doctor. The carrier paid $79,000.00 in total by way of specific indemnity and stipulation benefits. The case was filed in the Sixth Workers' Compensation District located in New Britain, Connecticut.
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