Workers’ Compensation Case Results
When you hire Jerry Sisk as your lawyer, he will fight to get you the maximum award that you deserve. Below is a list of just some of the cases that Jerry has prevailed in.
with future medical open – the injured worker, an RN, sustained severe injuries to her lower back. The workers’ compensation insurer denied responsibility based on their IME doctors claim that the injury was temporary. After a drag-out fight, we were able to get the insurer to accept liability and not only pay a lump sum settlement but also to pay for surgery.
with an agreement to pay additional ongoing wage loss for the rest of his life.
with payment of all outstanding medical bills – Construction worker fell from a roof injuring his back and legs requiring multiple surgeries. The employer denied responsibility claiming the employee was an “independent contractor” and therefore not entitled to Minnesota workers compensation benefits. After multiple depositions of employer witnesses and employees, we were able to get the employer to settle and take care of thousands of dollars of medical bills.
with future medical expenses left open and payment of existing medical expenses – electrician who suffered significant injuries to his cervical spine. The case proceeded to a hearing. Just prior to the compensation judge issuing her decision the work comp insurer became scared and decided to settle. We were able to get a fantastic result for the client.
with future medical expenses left open – client suffered permanent injuries to his lower back and went on to develop reflex sympathetic dystrophy or RSD. The employer and insurer denied that he was permanently and totally disabled. After obtaining multiple medical narrative reports and vocational opinions, we were able to get the Workers’ Compensation ensure to agree to a lump sum settlement with future medical expenses left open. Client was able to purchase a home and put money aside for the future.
for dependency benefits. The client, a widow of an injured worker who died after suffering a work-related injury was seeking dependency benefits. The injured worker left not only a widow but two dependent children. We were able to successfully get a lump sum settlement for the family to purchase a home and for money to be put away for college education.
for a full final complete settlement with medical expenses left open -The client, an injured worker, sustained injuries to her upper extremity which left her with debilitating injuries and inability to use her arm appropriately. Just left her permanently and totally disabled. The Worker’s Compensation and sure denied that she was unable to work. We were successful in getting the insurer to pay lump sum settlement and resolve all of the outstanding medical.