Workers’ Compensation Cases

Nissen v. Cooperative Mutual Ins. Co. (Arbitration Decision 2009)

Facts: Mr. Nissen was catastrophically injured in a anhydrous ammonia explosion which caused severe burning and restrictions. The matter was tried in before a Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.

Arbitration Decision: After hearing the Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner awarded 75% Industrial Disability.

Faux v. Mid-America Recycling (Arbitration Decision 2009)

Facts: Mr. Faux was severely injured when a large object fell on him causing a crushing injury. The matter was tried in before a Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.

Arbitration Decision: After hearing the Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner awarded 40% Industrial Disability.

Klobnak v. Delong Sports (Arbitration Decision 2008)

Facts: Ms. Klobnak sustained severe back injury which occurred while lifting a employer’s product. The matter was tried in before a Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.

Arbitration Decision: After hearing the Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner awarded Total Permanent Industrial Disability. The matter was settled after hearing to avoid appeal.

Moorehead v. PRI (Arbitration Decision 2008)

Facts: Mr. Moorehead sustained a back injury while lifting a window while employed. The matter was tried in before a Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.

Arbitration Decision: After hearing the Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner awarded 20% Industrial Disability.

Day v. Composite Technology (Arbitration Decision 2008)

Facts: Ms. Day was injured from repetitive use of her shoulder. The matter was tried in before a Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.

Arbitration Decision: After hearing the Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner awarded 60% Industrial Disability. The matter was settled after hearing to avoid appeal.

Bedwell v. Second Injury Fund (Arbitration Decision 2008)

Facts: Mr. Bedwell sustained a meniscus tear which resulted in a low impairment rating, however the injury affected Mr. Bedwell’s ability to continue working on his feet. The claim qualified for Second Injury Fund Benefits. The matter was tried in before a Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.

Arbitration Decision: After hearing the Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner found 65% Industrial Disability.

Phillips v. Second Injury Fund (Arbitration Decision 2008)

Facts: Mr. Phillips sustained a cumulative injury to his foot from the use of a stool at work. The matter was tried in before a Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner.

Arbitration Decision: After hearing the Deputy Workers’ Compensation Commissioner awarded 60% Industrial Disability.