Injured Worker v. Lotus Home Health/SIBTF

Practice Area: SIBTFWorkers Compensation
Date: September 20th, 2022
Outcome: SIBTF award for 100% disability

The injured worker suffered an industrial injury on 10/31/13 to her right shoulder, lumbar spine and left knee which settled by Compromise and Release for $290,000 on April 8, 2020 due to her employment with Lotus Home Health Care.  After settlement of the workers compensation claim, an SIBTF claim was filed by Silberman & Lam, LLP.  The applicant had pre-existing injury to her right knee, asthma, tachycardia, sleep problems, chronic reflux disease, headaches, sinusitis, and thyroid disease.   Silberman & Lam was able to negotiate settlement at 100% disability.  The applicant was entitled to back benefits of $173,044.88 and ongoing benefits of $1046.84 per week increasing each year with a COLA for life.