Injured Worker v. Lisi Aerospace/SIBTF

Practice Area: SIBTFWorkers Compensation
Date: September 11th, 2023
Outcome: SIBTF award for 100% disability

The injured worker suffered a specific injury to his neck, left shoulder, heart, gastrointestinal and diabetes resulted in a settlement by compromise and release for $1,600,000 against Lisi Aerospace based on disability of 90%.  After settlement of the workers compensation claim in 2019, an SIBTF claim was filed.  The applicant had pre-existing injuries including back, right shoulder, hypertension, GERD, Skin.   After numerous hearings and discovery Silberman & Lam, LLP was able to secure an award of 100% disability against SIBTF  The applicant was entitled to back benefits of $663,450.65 and ongoing benefits of $1542.64 per week increasing each year with a COLA less offsets for social security disability and the industrial award.  Based on an average life expectancy, this award has an estimated value over 2.1 Million dollars.