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Laura A. Childs

Laura Childs: Case Successes

Workers' Compensation

Settlement of $215,000 Plus Future Medical Treatment

Delivery driver employed over 17 years by the company and approaching retirement injured his wrist from repetitive use on the job. While undergoing pre- surgical testing for the wrist surgery, the driver suffered a mild stroke which prevented him from returning to work as a commercial driver. While off of work for two years recovering from the stroke and wrist surgery, employer was paying him less than 2/3 of his average wages. Attorney Childs stepped in and fought for her client. Ms. Childs was successful in obtaining over $24,000 of underpayment of wages while he was recuperating and a final settlement of $215,000.00 plus open medical for any necessary and related future medical treatment.

Recovers Over $170,000 for Client Plus Future Medical Treatment Coverage

Factory worker injured his back four different times on the job over a 9 year span. In the last job he making $582.00 a week when he sustained injury to his back which required two surgeries including implantation of a dorsal cord stimulator. He was given permanent work restrictions which the employer would not accommodate. Ms. Childs successfully advocated for him to receive vocational rehabilitation to assist him in finding alternate employment and weekly benefits of $379.15 during his year-long job search to find alternative employment and negotiated three different settlements over the years totally over $170,000.00 with the medical treatment left open so the insurance company would be responsible for paying for all related and necessary medical bills for future medical treatment.

Recovers Over $170,000 for Client Plus Future Medical Treatment Coverage

Factory worker injured his back four different times on the job over a 9 year span. In the last job he making $582.00 a week when he sustained injury to his back which required two surgeries including implantation of a dorsal cord stimulator. He was given permanent work restrictions which the employer would not accommodate. Ms. Childs successfully advocated for him to receive vocational rehabilitation to assist him in finding alternate employment and weekly benefits of $379.15 during his year-long job search to find alternative employment and negotiated three different settlements over the years totally over $170,000.00 with the medical treatment left open so the insurance company would be responsible for paying for all related and necessary medical bills for future medical treatment.

Injury Causes Client to be Out of Work for a Year, Obtains Over $78,000 for Client Who was Able to Return to Work with No Restrictions

Press operator slipped and fell on ice in employee parking lot while walking in to her shift and sustained a rotator cuff tear requiring surgery. She was employed at the company for 25 years and her department closed while she was recuperating, but Ms Child’s was successful in getting her weekly benefits of $588.79 for over a year and then an additional lump sum settlement of over $48,000.00. She was released to work with no restrictions.

Part-Time Worker with Broken Leg Obtains $16,700 Plus Payment of Medical Bills

75 year old part time retail salesperson making $134.00 a week tripped on clothing and sustained a leg fracture. Bills were mistakenly processed through Medicare. Ms. Childs skillfully negotiated a $16,750.00 settlement as well as requiring conditional payments be made by the employer to pay back Medicare and requiring the insurance company to leave the medical portion of her claim open to pay for any future necessary medical treatment

Client out of work for two weeks, gets $6,700 plus two weeks of Temporary Total Disability Payments

72 year old custodian at a public school tripped over debris outside the building while retrieving a ladder and sustained sprains to his ankle and knee. The school initially denied his claim refusing to pay medical bills or for time off while recuperating. Client returned to his normal job two weeks later. Ms Childs recovered a settlement for him of $6,700 as well as two weeks of weekly TTD checks while off work and payment of all medical bills.

Over the road truck driver injured back while making delivery. He had fusion surgery and left rotator cuff surgery. He had permanent restrictions and was not able to return to truck driving. Settled for $225,000.00

Currency exchange teller had repetitive motion injury counting money on job. She was diagnosed with Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. Case settled for $29,458.80.

Assembly line worker's finger crushed in assembly line machine open fracture... middle finger w/surgery returned to normal job... Settled for $7,480.09.

Restaurant worker slipped on floor and fractured wrist... right distal radius ulnar fracture... Settled for $25,043.75.

Factory worker injured back during heavy lifting. He had.a herniated disk surgery... Settled for $68,619.14.

Butcher injured right arm from repetitive use on job. He had ulnar nerve release and shoulder arthroscopy & trigger thumb. Not allowed to return to job and had permanent restrictions... Settled for $138,704.70.

Field line technician stepped in hole on job and fractured leg. He had an open reduction and internal fixation of tibia fracture with permanent restrictions and retired from job... Settled for $105,000.00.

Driver's training instructor injured in rear end collision while student driving. He sustained whiplash injury and aggravated a pre-existing vertigo and Meniers Disease. He would not be able to return to driving again because of dizziness issues. Case settled for $195,000.00.

Construction worker injured back on job. Permanent restrictions from a spinal fusion at L4-L5, L5-S1... Settled for $140,000.00.

Employee attended seminar for her job out of state. Slipped and fell on steps at the hotel. Injured both her feet and returned to work. Settled for $13,299.00.

Carpenter engaged in repetitive activity with regard to his arms on job injured -arm required surgery. Could not return to former occupation because of permanent restrictions. Went through vocational rehabilitation and was assisted with finding new job within his restrictions. His pay was $10.00 an hour, which was substantially less than he was earning before. He received a wage loss differential settlement of $375,000.00.

Cashier at Jewel Foods diagnosed with bi-lateral Carpel Tunnel Syndrome from repetitive use of hands on the job. Had surgery and returned to the job... Settled for $49,604.82.

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