Case Conclusion Date: 11.28.2012
Practice Area: Workers compensation
Outcome: Settled for $275,000
Description: Working foreman injured his right dominant shoulder while using a jackhammer. MRI confirmed rotator cuff tear. After shoulder surgery, employee developed Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a serious pain condition also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) and Causalgia. Employee developed anxiety and depression related to severe, constant pain from CRPS.