Injured Worker v. Capistrano Unified School District/SIBTF

Practice Area: SIBTFWorkers Compensation
Date: February 6th, 2023
Outcome: SIBTF award for 100% disability

The injured worker suffered an injury on 12/2/2014 while working for the Capistrano Unified School District  which settled by a Compromise and Release for $120,000 on  March 27, 2019.  After settlement of the workers compensation claim, an SIBTF claim was filed by Silberman & Lam, LLP.  The applicant had a prior disability including  hypothyroidism, hypertension, heart, spine and knee.   Silberman & Lam, LLP was able to obtain an award for 100% disability for SIBTF.  The applicant was entitled to back benefits of $367,808340 and ongoing benefits of $1577.10 per week increasing each year with a COLA for life with offsets for permanent disability.