Doe v. WA Rasic Construction Co.

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: May 26, 2016

Outcome: Settlement for $1,150,000

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…

Doe v. Nationwide Security

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: October 29, 2015

Outcome: Settlement of $700,000

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…

Doe v. SAB Miller Holdings

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: September 8, 2015

Outcome: Settlement

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.

Doe v. Northrup Grumman

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: July 27, 2015

Outcome: Settlement of $650,000

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.

Doe v. ARB III

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: March 30, 2015

Outcome: Prevailed after trial

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.

Doe v. Longs Drugs

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: February 3, 2015

Outcome: Settlement of $955,000 including serious and willful and civil cases

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…

Doe v. ARB II- Commutation trial

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: December 30, 2013

Outcome: Prevailed at trial

Ms. Lam prevailed at trial and the Judge awarded a $475,000 commutation to pay off the injured worker’s mortgage.

Doe v Acker Stone Ind.

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: October 13, 2014

Outcome: Settlement of $2M+

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.

Doe v. Cast and Crew Entertainment

Practice Area: Workers Compensation

Date: June 14, 2013

Outcome: Settlement

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.