52-year-old electrician worked at a casino and injured himself falling head first into a stone pillar. He suffered head and neck injuries which affected his vision and caused the development of seizures. Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained medical treatment despite employer’s initial denial of the claim. Once treatment was completed, Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained $150,000.00 in a lump sum settlement of his permanent partial disability.
27-year-old hospital housekeeper injured her low back lifting a mop bucket. She underwent treatment including fusion surgery.
Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained $325,000.00 in lump sum compensation for her resulting permanent disability and over $22,000.00 in future medical care to be placed in trust.
34-year-old office worker injured her left leg when a part of a file cabinet fell. She eventually developed complex regional pain syndrome and underwent a number of treatments to reduce her pain. After almost a decade of care, which ended with pain management, Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained a lump sum settlement of $250,000.00 plus future medical care to be paid by the employer.
41-year-old petroleum delivery driver was injured in a single truck accident in Missouri. The injury required multiple low back surgeries and left the driver with a diminished capacity to return to work. Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained a settlement of $128,500 for permanent disability plus $109,000 to be set aside in a medical trust for future medical care.
43-year-old Cable Installer fell off a ladder injuring his right arm and neck in Missouri. Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained a settlement of $125,000 for permanent disability plus $25,000 for future medical care.
Hardware store worker injured his neck and back in Missouri. After completing treatment, the worker died from unrelated causes. Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained $100,000 for the widow after a hearing and an appeal.
63-year-old Illinois airline pilot was struck in the head while landing and developed vertigo and balance problems.
Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained $300,000 for future wage loss.
51-year-old truck driver in Illinois injured his low back while unloading his truck. Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained $300,000 in future wage loss compensation plus $10,800 to be set aside for future medical care.
A 52-year-old dry cleaner employee injured her ankle and arm falling through a doorway. Prior to that time, the employee suffered back pain from herniated discs, which required injections. She also injured her left shoulder and underwent an open repair of her rotator cuff. As a result of physical limitations from these injuries, the employee was required to change to lighter work. She also suffered, prior to the work accident, problems with interstitial cystitis. Keefe & Griffiths, PC negotiated a settlement with her employer paying her permanent disability for the injury to her ankle and arm. In addition, Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained an award of a weekly check for life for permanent and total disability from the State of Missouri's Second Injury Fund.
58-year-old working superintendent injured his low back installing a conveyor system. Prior to that injury, the employee had been treated for low back symptoms, a neck injury which required surgery, bilateral knee problems, and a seizure disorder.
Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained an award of partial disability from the employer and an award of a weekly check for life for permanent and total disability from the State of Missouri's Second Injury Fund.
47-year-old newspaper delivery driver suffered 3 separate injuries to his neck and low back in Missouri. After 7 spine surgeries, he was unable to return to work. Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained $140,000 from the employer plus $165,000 (paid in installments) to be set aside in a medical trust fund for future medical care. In addition, Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained an award against the State of Missouri's Second Injury Fund which pays the former Driver over $400.00 per week for life.
50-year-old welder suffered a low back strain in Missouri which aggravated a pre-existing low back condition. Additionally, the welder had suffered a serious injury to his right arm, left hand, right leg, and neck, all prior to the latest low back strain.
Keefe & Griffith, PC obtained over $14,000 from the employer for the last accident, plus a weekly benefit of over $550.00 for life from the State of Missouri's Second Injury Fund.
70-year-old hardware store worker fell from a loading dock and injured both shoulders. Prior to this injury, the worker suffered chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart symptoms from a by-pass. Keefe & Griffith, PC obtained over $39,000 from the employer for the work injury, plus more than $240.00 a week for life from the State of Missouri's Second Injury Fund.
A 48-year-old corrections officer in Missouri slipped on ice and injured his low back. Previously, this Employee had suffered serious injuries to his neck and low back. He was unable to return to work due to the combination of these accidents.
Keefe & Griffiths, PC obtained over $38,000 from the employer for the last low back injury, plus a weekly benefit of more than $380 per week for the rest of the worker's life from the State of Missouri's Second Injury Fund.
Over $500 million in medical care, lost time benefits, settlements & awards have been obtained for our clients.
Highly qualified workers' compensation attorneys serving Illinois and Missouri since 1950, Keefe & Griffiths, PC is dedicated to helping injured workers obtain the compensation they are entitled to under the Law. If you are hurt at work, contact us immediately to assist you and advise you of your rights under the Law.
Contact us today by phone at 314.241.7243 or online to schedule a free consultation with one of the attorneys.