The injured worker sustained multiple injuries to multiple body parts over time working as a laborer for a construction company. This was an ADR carveout case that was handled outside of the workers compensation appeals board. Ms. Lam represented the applicant through 3 days of Arbitration before the parties came to settlement at $1,150,000. It…
The applicant suffered severe psychiatric issues after being attacked while working as a security guard. He had minimal orthopedic problems and most of his disability was psychiatric in nature. While the defense stuck to an offer of $75,000 for many years, we were able to prove the need for assistance for the applicant, which led…
Applicant had an accident which resulted in amputation of three fingers. After years of fighting the firm was able to get him toe to finger transplant surgery to replace two of his three fingers. The case settled for $450,000 after his transplant surgeries were completed.
An injured worker suffered a back injury in 1998, underwent multiple surgeries and continued working for another 10 years. The applicant eventually retired and his case was settled for $650,000.
Sheryl Lam prevailed after trial and was able to obtain a solar heating system for the applicant’s pool so that he can continue his home based pool therapy. The insurance company had refused to pay for the requested system which forced the case to trial and the favorable decision.
Workers compensation arm injury that resolved for $472,000. The applicant also received a third party settlement of $308,000, the defendant agreed to waive their credit rights for the applicant’s third party recovery. In addition, the applicant resolved the claim against the employer for Serious and Willful misconduct for $175,000. The total settlement amount was $955,000…
Obtained a commutation after an award for approximately $300,000 for the purchase of a home and vehicle.
Ms. Lam prevailed at trial and the Judge awarded a $475,000 commutation to pay off the injured worker’s mortgage.
Applicant suffered a stroke which was initially denied by the insurance company as not being caused by work. Case settled after applicant prevailed at trial for over $2M.
The injured worker suffered an injury in 2002 during the production of a film. After protracted litigation, the case settled in June of 2013 for $1,000,000 in addition to past benefits paid.