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$350,000 Workers’ Compensation & Car Accident Settlement

$350K   |  Workers' Compensation | Car Accident   |  March 31, 2020

Settlement: $350,000

Attorney: Christopher Brantley

Our client was a traveling nurse who suffered severe orthopedic injuries in a rollover car accident, including spinal burst fractures, bilateral ankle fractures, knee fractures, cervical stenosis, and radiculopathy. She underwent emergency surgery with open reduction and external fixation of bilateral ankle fractures, knee surgery, cervical, thoracic and lumbar fusion surgeries. She turned to Riddle & Brantley workers’ compensation lawyers in North Carolina, led by attorney Chris Brantley.

Our client was paid temporary total disability benefits during the healing period. All medical bills were paid. She successfully returned to work with a different employer at higher wages.

Attorney Brantley demanded an Independent Medical Evaluation and was able to secure substantial disability ratings for the client’s multiple injuries. However, the defendants refused to acknowledge the ratings, at which point we filed for a hearing to compel payment of ratings.

The claim settled prior to the hearing for $350,000 and waiver of a substantial overpayment made by the carrier.

 


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*** Disclaimer: The results mentioned are intended to illustrate the type of cases handled by the firm. These results do not guarantee a similar outcome, and they should not be construed to constitute a promise or guarantee of a particular result in any particular case. Every case is different, and the outcome of any case depends upon a variety of factors unique to that case.