Illinois work accident lawyer settles case for injured CNA

A Chicago work injury attorney from Abels and Annes has reached a settlement on behalf of of an injured nursing assistant from Sauk Village, Illinois. The worker was injured on August 25, 2009. The CNA was pushing the patient in a wheelchair when the chair rolled over her right foot.

She sustained an avulsion fracture in her foot and also had low back pain. She was seen shortly after the accident at the St. James Hospital ER. She also underwent follow-up treatment at Illinois Bone and Joint Institute and St. James Occupational Health.

Due to the accident, the nurses’ assistant missed nine weeks of work. She received disability pay while for her time off. Her employer also paid for her medical treatment.

An insurance adjuster at Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. reached a settlement with our office for $6,513.40. This amount represented 3% of a man as a whole and 10% of her right foot.

Illinois injury lawyers at our office settled another work comp case this week for a woman from Rock Falls, Illinois. Our client lacerated her left thumb while working in Sterling, Illinois. Her medical bills were paid for, she received disability pay for 2 1/2 weeks, and she received a bodily injury settlement of $2,736.

If you or a loved one has been injured on the job in the State of Illinois, contact Chicago work injury lawyer at Abels & Annes for free case evaluation. Call 312-924-7575. There is no fee unless you win.