People are generally familiar with the idea that an accident which occurs while working may constitute a workers compensation case, while an accident that occurs outside of work may constitute a personal injury case. There are times, however, when a single accident invokes BOTH a workers compensation AND a personal injury case.
The attorneys at Lipkin & Apter have successful experience processing mold and toxic tort cases and OSHA air quality restrictions. In this case, we successfully negotiated a settlement of $420,000. Defendants initially offered a total of only $20,000. Our investigation and medical testimony proved to the Defendants that our client’s claims were severe and possessed a strong likelihood of success at trial.
When S. G. was released from care by his hand surgeon, Lipkin & Apter resolved his Workers’ Compensation claim for approximately $35,000.00. On the eve of the personal injury trial against the store owners, we resolved S.G.’s personal injury case for and additional $200,000.00. This resolution resulted in a total recovery of $235,000.00.
Our client, M.R. was awarded a Duty Disability monthly pension. Lipkin & Apter was then able to secure for M.R. an excellent Lump Sum Workers’ Compensation settlement in excess of $147,000.00, an amount equal to 40% loss of a person as a whole for permanent disability.
Lipkin & Apter attorneys get results. We know how to maximize the money damages our clients have coming to them in a variety of personal injury cases including auto accidents, workers compensation, medical negligence, nursing home abuse, and construction accidents.