IN ALL CASES, SETTLEMENTS AND VERDICTS WILL DEPEND ON MANY DIFFERENT FACTORS AND CIRCUMSTANCES UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. PAST RESULTS IN CASES CAN IN NO WAY GUARANTEE OR PREDICT SIMILAR RESULTS IN FUTURE CASES WHICH OUR ATTORNEYS MAY UNDERTAKE.
Workers’ Compensation – $1,287,016 In 2017, attorney Lauren Carroll successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client sustained disabling injuries to his lower back while pushing a dumpster at work. He required four back surgeries and is permanently and totally disabled.
In February 2015, attorney and Attorney Jonathan Halperin of the Halperin Law Center obtained a record-setting civil rights settlement on behalf of our client, a resident of the Richmond City Jail who suffered a catastrophic heat stroke and permanent debilitating injuries while serving a 6-month sentence. This settlement is believed to be the largest civil rights settlement of its kind in the history of Virginia.
In September 2015, attorney successfully mediated this complicated workers’ compensation case for While at work, our client suffered a crush injury resulting in complete paraplegia. A portion of the proceeds were structured which resulted in a total projected future value of $2,065,479. This was the second largest workers’ compensation settlement in Virginia in 2015.
In October 2012, attorney and attorney Benjamin Andrews of AndrewsBrown PLC successfully mediated this case for against a multi-national company. Our client sustained injuries in a slip and fall accident on black ice. Both liability and causation were contested by the defendant.
In October 2014, attorney and attorney Jonathan Halperin of the Halperin Law Center negotiated a settlement of in a case involving our client, a freight handler injured by a truck driver who was improperly attempting to assist in loading a “no touch load.” Our client suffered multiple herniated discs in his neck.
In 2017, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client, an employee for a big-box home improvement store, suffered a severe lower back injury when a forklift pinned him. Our client was transporting material to his workstation when a nearby forklift moved forward instead of in reverse. The forklift driver was inexperienced and didn’t apply the brake correctly.
In 2017, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client hurt his wrist while working at a bakery. He slipped on water and fell on the wrist of his dominant arm, injuring it badly. He had to have hardware surgically installed in his wrist, which subsequently became infected, causing him to need a second surgery to repair the damage. As a result of his work injury, he had permanent work restrictions for his arm, hand and wrist.
In 2017, attorney Elyse Stiner successfully negotiated a settlement where our client was in a motor vehicle accident while traveling from one work site to the next. She sustained severe injuries to her leg which required extensive medical treatment and several surgeries.
In 2017, attorney resolved this matter in which our client suffered a low back injury while assisting a patient at work. The accident occurred in 2009 and her case was successfully resolved in 2017 after the carrier had covered extensive medical treatment.
In 2016 attorney resolved this matter in which our client sustained severe back injuries while unloading a pallet from an 18-wheeler while employed by a large grocery store chain. The injury resulted in our client having to undergo 2 back surgeries and numerous injections.
In 2016 attorney resolved this matter in which our client sustained serious injuries to his low back when he slipped while getting out of a tractor trailer. Our client had a preexisting back condition, and as a result of this incident he required 2 additional back surgeries.
In 2016 attorney resolved this matter for our client who was injured after slipping and falling in the back of a trailer while working as a delivery driver. Our client sustained injuries to his left shoulder. It was later determined that our client had injured his neck in the accident as well, but the insurance company denied coverage for that injury. Jamie represented our client at hearing and on appeals to the Full Commission and the Court of Appeals of Virginia, resulting in our client being awarded lifetime medical benefits for his neck in addition to his shoulder.
In 2016, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case for a client who was driving a tractor trailer truck, suffered a seizure while she was driving and had a terrible accident: the truck rolled over and skidded across four lanes of Interstate 95. She had to have a 14-inch rod surgically implanted in her back.
In 2016, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client lost consciousness in a physician’s office while getting stitches removed and fell and hit his head, suffering a traumatic brain injury.
In 2016, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client was unloading a cable wheel from a tractor trailer truck and felt a discernible pop in his shoulder, suffering an extreme shoulder injury.
In 2016, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client was unloading large bags of bird seed from a truck while working in the warehouse of a big-box home improvement store and hurt her back severely in the process. As a result of her work injury, she had permanent work restrictions.
In 2016, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client, a correctional facility employee, was lifting a large box of restraints when he felt a pop in his lower back, resulting in severe spasms in his right lower back. He suffered pulled muscles in his back and legs, in addition to bulging discs in his spine that caused radiating pain along the nerve routes on his entire left side.
In 2016, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client, a tractor trailer truck driver, was driving through snowy, windy conditions, with the snow freezing into ice. The truck jackknifed and was blown into a ditch by the wind. He suffered a severe neck and shoulder injury that required multiple surgeries.
In 2016, attorney and jointly resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client, a lead diesel technician, suffered severe injuries to his lower back while at work. In addition to his physical injury, he developed mental health issues and required additional treatment.
In 2016, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client, a mechanic, was swinging a sledgehammer trying to remove a welded spindle from a trailer axle. He hurt his wrist and his hand while swinging the sledgehammer.
In 2016, attorney resolved a workers’ compensation case in which our client sustained a back and hip injury at work while lifting a patient. Our client treated with several different specialists and underwent numerous injections for her condition.
In 2015, attorney resolved this matter in which our client sustained a back injury after falling out of a chair at work. Our client had serious preexisting back problems and the claim was denied by the insurance company. Jamie represented our client at hearing, and as a result our client was awarded lifetime medical benefits and ongoing disability benefits.
In 2015, attorney successfully resolved an occupational asthma case. Our client was exposed to mold in a ventilation system while at work, resulting in a respiratory illness known as RADS, Reactive Airway Dysfunction Syndrome, an asthma-like syndrome that develops from a single exposure to high levels of an irritant.
In 2015, attorneys and jointly resolved this case for our client, who slipped and fell at her retail place of employment as she was hurrying to retrieve something for a customer, causing severe injuries to her back and neck.
In 2015, attorney resolved this matter for $165,000 plus lifetime medical benefits. Our client was employed as a shop foreman and mechanic when he injured his low back and left leg and knee after stepping on a pipe and twisting. He required surgery on his knee and numerous injections for his back.
In 2015, attorney negotiated a settlement in this complicated case against a public school. A teacher severely injured our client, a female student, by engaging in juvenile horseplay that was unwelcomed by the student.
In 2015, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case involving our client, a physician assistant who slipped on spilled rubbing alcohol while assisting in the operating room. She injured her back severely, resulting in a pain disorder called arachnoiditis, an irritation of nerves around the spinal cord characterized by severe stinging, burning pain and neurological problems.
In 2014, attorney resolved this matter in which our client sustained a shoulder injury after tripping over a package while employed by a multi-national delivery company. The injury required extensive medical treatment, including surgery.
In 2014, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case involving our client, a driver who slipped on water that was surrounding his truck and suffered serious back, hip and left leg injuries. He had significant permanent work restrictions and could no longer move the way he could prior to the injury; his ability to work was therefore significantly limited.
In 2013, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case involving an accountant who slipped on an icy sidewalk on his way to work and suffered a debilitating back injury. He required a very complex surgery.
In 2013, attorney successfully resolved a workers’ compensation case involving a woman who worked in a big-box home improvement store and hurt her knee badly, requiring a serious surgery. As a result of her work injury, she had permanent work restrictions.