Doe v. International Filing Co

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: November 1, 2019

Outcome: 100% award

In this case the applicant had gone through 14 years of treatment for various injuries she suffered over years of working for International Filing Company. Being the third law firm on the case, Silberman & Lam, prepared the file to take to trial. At trial the defense tried to argue that over the years they…

Doe v. Interstate Distributor Co.

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: September 25, 2019

Outcome: Courts held the applicant did sustain injury after multiple appeals

In this case the applicant truck driver sustained orthopedic injuries after the vehicle suffered hard breaking. The defense disputed the injury based on the electronics in the vehicle that did not register a hard breaking incident. The applicant made a credible witness and the trial judge found for the applicant. The defense appealed the case…

Doe v. Lissi Aerospace

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: June 6, 2019

Outcome: Settlement with value of approximately 1.85M

The applicant suffered an injury to his neck, shoulder and psych as a result of an industrial injury in 2005.  The injury resulted in a failed neck surgery and other complications that resulted injury and disability for additional body parts.  The applicant had been through a number of attorneys before coming to Silberman & Lam,…

Doe v. Booth Door and Window

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: January 4, 2019

Outcome: Structured Settlement over $1 Million

The applicant suffered multiple injuries in 1998 and 1999 which resulted in failed back syndrome. Unfortunately with the current laws, multiple injuries to the same body part can greatly limit the disability when the permanent disability is split over three dates of injury. In this case however, we were able to fight the “Benson” apportionment…

Doe v. Grifols Biologicals

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: July 29, 2019

Outcome: Structured Settlement yielding 3.3M

This case was from an injury in 2012 which came to our office in 2015 with an offer of $80,000. It involved a young man who was injured before the age of 30 and what was initially primarily a foot injury developed into severe RSD which resulted in a partial leg amputation. It took a…

Doe v. Best Coach Technologies

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: July 2, 2018

Outcome: Settlement for $587K

The applicant was injured in 2011 and came to our office in 2015 after being unhappy with the insurance company appointed doctors and little to no progress in treatment. He had been injured after an air conditioning grill from a truck fell on him. After finding the right doctors and getting the extensive treatment he…

Doe v. Neop Machine Works Inc., California Insurance Guarantee Association (CIGA)

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: June 24, 2019

Outcome: Settlement for $750K

After almost 20 years of litigation, this case was closed by Compromise and Release for approximately $750K. The applicant who was 76 at the time of settlement was patient and persistent in pursuing his claim and getting the treatment he needed. While the California Insurance Guarantee Association tried to do all they can to deny…

Doe v. Mazda & SIBTF

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: February 1, 2018

Outcome: 100% award with SIBTF

The applicant suffered a psychiatric injury from exposure to harassment at work that left her 100% disabled. As she had pre-existing psychiatric disability, she would not be able to prevail on a 100% award with Mazda. Through careful depositions of the doctors we were able to lay the ground work for her to still get…

Doe v. Wareforce, Inc

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: June 27, 2017

Outcome: Settlement for $2.75M

This case involved a failed back surgery and over 17 years of fighting with CIGA over medical treatment. The case was resolved for $2.75 Million by way of a compromise and release agreement. It was a complicated case that involved an out of state injured worker and a number of fights in order for CIGA…

Doe v. Ashland Distribution

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: April 4, 2016

Outcome: settlement at $500,000

The applicant suffered a back injury that resulted in failed surgery.  After resisting settlement of the case for over 12 years, the defendant eventually agreed to resolve the case for $500,000.