Injured Worker v. MyStromer USA, SIBTF

Practice Area: SIBTFWorkers Compensation
Date: October 2nd, 2023
Outcome: SIBTF award for 100% disability (Estimated value in excess of $1,380,000)

The injured worker suffered a work-related injury on 7/19/2016 affecting her back, left shoulder, and left elbow which settled by compromise and release for $210,000 on May 10. After the settlement of workers compensation claim, an SIBTF claim was filed by Silberman & Lam, LLP. The applicant had preexisting conditions including Hypertension and Chronic Eczema. Silberman & Lam was able to obtain an award for 100% disability for SIBTF. The applicant was entitled to back benefits of $94 755.84 and ongoing benefits of $772.40 less offsets per week increasing each year plus COLA. Based on the average life expectancy, the award has an estimated value over $1,380,000.