Injured Worker v. Cox Communications, SIBTF

Practice Area: SIBTFWorkers Compensation
Date: November 29th, 2023
Outcome: SIBTF award for 100% disability (Estimated value in excess of $2,700,000)

The injured worker suffered a work-related injury on 1/10/2008 while working as a field services technician for Cox Communications, to his upper GI tract, bladder and reproductive organ issues, headaches, cognitive impairment, and Psyche which resulted to settlement by stipulation award to 98% permanent disability. After the settlement of workers compensation claim, an SIBTF claim was pursued by Silberman & Lam, LLP. The applicant had prior conditions affecting multiple body parts including tibial shaft fracture, femoral fracture, and ankle fracture. After thorough litigations, SIBTF agreed to a stipulation to 100% disability. The applicant was entitled to back benefits to $538,195.60 and ongoing benefits of $1275.59 per week increasing each year plus COLA. Based on the average life expectancy, the award has an estimated value over $ 2.7 Millon.