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missouri awards and settlements*

*Note: the settlements and awards relate to Missouri cases only. Kansas law prohibits attorneys displaying testimonials of existing or past clients.

Body Part(s)

Occupation

Disability Rating

Employer Settlement

2nd Injury Fund

Knee and low back (BAW)

Store Clerk

17.5%

$22,500

Knee & low back

Janitor

20% - knee

5% - low back

$13,800

$20,000

Knee

Truck Driver

25%

$13,000

Knee

Construction

20%

$11,100

Electric Shock -BAW

Warehouse worker

21% BAW

$36,165

$6,500

Low Back

Painter

35% BAW

$45,000

$30,000

Hernia (with complications)

Truck Driver

15%

$24,000

Knee

Warehouse worker

25%

$14,500

$30,000

Low Back

Grocery Store Baker

37%

$50,000

$45,000

Shoulder, Bilateral CT

Truck Driver

15% lft & rt

$28,000

$4,000

Low Back

Manage Fast Food Rest.

25%

$25,000

$15,000

Low Back

Truck Driver

15%

$21,800

Low Back

Truck Driver

35%

$42,800

$60,000

Shoulder & Wrist

Carpenter

21% BAW

$32,000

$6,000

Low Back

Truck Driver

No rating

$82,000

$5,000

Carpal Tunnel

Food worker

12.5% BAW

$13,200

$3,100

Low Back

Body Shop painter

17% BAW

$26,600

Neck injury

Food Services

No rating

$40,000

Head, neck, psychological

Truck Driver

50%

$128,000

$7,500

Shoulder

Supervisor

20%

$13,800

Back

Warehouse Worker

23%

$35,000

$20,000

Back

Salesman

No rating

$30,000

Back

City Worker

15%

$21,000

$3,800

Back & Neck

Satellite Receiver installer

No rating

Tennessee Law

$147,500

Low Back

Truck Driver

12.5%

$17,000

$60,000

Bilateral Shoulders

Body Shop Painter

18.5% lft & rt

$35,800

$60,000

Bilateral wrist fracture

Installer

35% BAW

$22,000

$6,000

Low Back & Shoulder

Assembler

No rating

$32,500

$35,000

Death, Diabetic Coma

Insurance Adjuster

No rating-3rd party

Medical Mal

$845,000

Shoulder

Utility Lineman

25%

$16,600

Low back

Security Guard

20%

$26,500

Bilateral Carpal Tunnel

Sheet Metal Worker

12.5% - right

10% - left

$25,000

Low Back

Painter

No rating

$120,000

Low Back

Boilermaker

47.5% BAW

$60,000

Low back

Bookkeeper/secretary

17% BAW

$30,000

Hernia

Warehouse Worker

7.5%

$9,000

Bilateral Carpal Tunnel

Assembler

20% BAW

$25,000

Ankle

Dispatcher

25%

$13,180

Wrist

Assembly Line Worker

30%

$12,600

$50,000

Low Back

Maintenance Technician

$25,000 for 3rd party

$50,000

Neck & Psychological

Cert. Nurse Assistant

22% BAW

$20,000

$35,000

Low Back

Construction

Lump Sum

$75,000

Low Back

Construction

No rating

$75,000

Neck

Technical Installer

17%

$27,145

Neck & Shoulder

Tile Layer

No rating

$45,000

Knee

Construction

25%

$14,500

Hip

Group Home Supervisor

28.5%

$18,700

Permanent Total Disability Awards

1.Bi-lateral Carpal Tunnel 15% , (prior condition - closed head injury) $52,100 plus life time payments of $216.34 per week for a 41 year old woman. If estimated life expectancy is reached additional compensation will total $450,924; total estimated award $504,024. -Assembly Line Worker

2. Low back injury, $122,800 lump sum plus $267 per week for lifetime of 42 year old man. If estimated life expectancy is reached additional compensation will total $527,600; total estimated award of $649,600. -Truck Driver

3. Left arm, psychological, $270,000 lump sum paid to 58 year old man. -Truck Driver

4. Finger, (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) and psychological (including third party settlement), $450,00 lump sum, plus guaranteed monthly payments of $1,187 for twenty years which will total $284,880; total award of $734,880. -Assembly line worker

5. Leg, reflex sympathetic dystrophy. $182,600 lump sum plus $504 per month guaranteed for 20 years which will total $121,000; total award of $303,600. -Delivery Driver

6. Low Back, $105,620 lump sum, plus $500,000 third party award, plus $211 per week for the lifetime of Claimant's surviving spouse, a 50 year old male, estimated total lifetime benefit of $339,034; total estimated benefit $955,654. -School bus driver

7. Hip, $185,000 lump sum settlement paid to 62 year old man. -Construction worker

8. Low Back, $250,000 lump sum settlement paid to 50 year old man. -Boilermaker

9. Low back, $124,400 lump sum plus $450 per week for lifetime of 60 year old man; estimated total lifetime benefit of $545,220; total estimated benefit $669,620. -City Worker

10. Low back, $279,864, lump sum (included $196,250 in unpaid medical); plus $267 per week for lifetime of 38 year old man; estimated total lifetime benefit $592,847, total award: $872,710. Note: this was an uninsured employer, and although approximately $200,000 has been paid, the employee is pursuing collection of the unpaid portion in civil court. -Construction worker

11. Knee and low back, $110,000 lump sum plus $238 per week for lifetime of 57 year old man, estimated total lifetime benefit $308,162; total estimated award $418,162 -Assembler.

*Past results afford no guarantee of future results and that every case is different and must be judged on its own merits; Note: the settlements and awards relate to Missouri cases only. Kansas law prohibits attorneys displaying testimonials of existing or past clients.