Injured Worker v. Penske Chevrolet of Cerritos/SIBTF

Practice Area: Workers Compensation
Date: August 1st, 2022
Outcome: SIBTF award for 100% disability

The injured worker suffered a work-related injury to his left shoulder and cervical spine while working for Penske Chevrolet of Cerritos on April 19, 2012. This resulted in an award of 57% disability. The applicant then applied for benefits with SIBTF. The applicant had prior disabilities to his lumbar spine, legs, hypertension, obstructive sleep apena, skin, hernia and liver. As a result of the medical reporting on this case and the pre-existing conditions, the applicant secured an award for 100% disability against SIBTF. The applicant was entitled to $131,110.59 in past due benefits and will receive $677.46 a week plus an annual cost of living increase for life.